Brief history of Kebumen The name Kebumen is derived from the previous name “Kabumian” (meaning earthy). The name came about when Prince Mankubumi of Mataram went into hiding here during the reign of Sunan Amangkurat I. Geographically, Kebumen Regency is on 7”27-7”50 southern latitude and 109”22-109”50 east longitude. The Kebumen regency...
Not many people, neither left-wing activists nor intellectual defenders of agrarian justice, will have ever heard his name, let alone met him. Mukhlis, a young peasant farmer from Rengas village, Ogan Ilir, South Sumatra, was one of twelve victims shot by police mobile brigade (Brimob) in December 2009. On...