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The national flag of Indonesia, which is known as Sang Saka Merah-Putih (The Sacred Red-and-White) or Bendera Merah-Putih (The Red-and-White Flag) or simply Merah-Putih (The Red and White) in Indonesian is based on the banner of the 13th century Majapahit Empire in East Java. The flag itself was introduced and hoisted in public at the Indonesian Independence Day ceremony, on 17 August 1945. The design of the flag has remained the same ever since.

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For West Papuans, Indonesian independence day 2015 was a day of bloodshed | The Office of Benny Wenda | The Office of Benny Wenda

Celebrating Indonesian Independence by climbing greased poles [9 pictures]

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Proclamation of Indonesian Independence: PROCLAMATION WE THE PEOPLE OF INDONESIA HEREBY DECLARE THE INDEPENDENCE OF INDONESIA. MATTERS WHICH CONCERN THE TRANSFER OF POWER AND OTHER THINGS WILL BE EXECUTED BY CAREFUL MEANS AND IN THE SHORTEST POSSIBLE TIME. DJAKARTA, 17 AUGUST 1945 IN THE NAME OF THE PEOPLE OF INDONESIA SOEKARNO—HATTA

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70th Year of Indonesian Independence: Sibero Drone | Aerial 70 Kota, 70 Tahun Indonesia Merdeka dari Udara

Eat the crackers!: The cracker-eating contest is one of the most popular games during Independence Day celebrations. (Ph...