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In Davao, a park ‘quietly’ honors Indonesian hero

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In Davao, a park ‘quietly’ honors Indonesian hero

On this day in 1945, an archipelago nation of more than 17,000 islands witnessed a realization of its struggle against a colonial government. Sukarno, the leader of a nationalist movement against the Netherlands, declared independence in Jakarta, the capital of what is now called the Republic of Indonesia.