M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – University students are planning to stage more protests until they can meet with the president.
April 22, 2022
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Minister of Communication and Informatics (Kominfo) Johnny G.
March 10, 1999
Jakarta – Thousands of Indonesian students greeted President Suharto's re-appointment as president with jhoisy but peaceful demonstrations across the country.
May 28, 1998
Jakarta – Anti-government student protests flared again in Indonesia on Thursday, one week after the army evicted demonstrators from the Parliament complex in Jakarta.
May 23, 1998
Jakarta – Students in many cities continued rallying for reform yesterday, with most demanding a fresh presidential election through a special session of the People's Consultative Assem
Jonathan Manthorpe, Jakarta – As Bacharuddin Habibie announced Indonesia's new cabinet Friday, the question became whether former president Suharto had indeed stepped down or merely ste
May 22, 1998
Jakarta – After pledging that his forces would protect ex-President Suharto and his family, powerful military chief Gen.
May 20, 1998
Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians marched against President Suharto across the nation Wednesday, while political leaders jockeyed for his ouster and the military took control of Jaka
May 18, 1998
Harold Crouch, Canberra – President Suharto's three-decade rule seems about to end, but the succession is still far from clear.
May 16, 1998
Jakarta – Thousands of students and other demonstrators occupied the state Radio Republik Indonesia station at Semarang in Central Java and forced their demands to be broadcast, a repor
Habibie's position fell to him as a result of intra-elite manoeuvreing. It was hardly a victory for people's power.
May 15, 1998
The names of some fifty members of the People's Council set up in Jakarta yesterday have been announced.
May 9, 1998
Jakarta – Scores of students were injured in clashes in central Java yesterday as campus demonstrations continued across Indonesia.
May 8, 1998
Defiant Indonesian students called for the execution of President Suharto Friday as police and soldiers cracked down on the escalating nationwide protests with baton charges and hails o
The wave of student actions across the country on Thursday led to a number of clashes with the security forces.
May 7, 1998
Medan – Rioting spread to nearby towns yesterday as parts of the North Sumatran capital remained tense.
May 5, 1998
Jakarta – Alumni from 48 leading universities and institutions have thrown their weight behind student rallies for reform and vowed to establish a special network to aid families whose
May 4, 1998
Jakarta – Clashes between students demanding political reform and security forces in three towns at the weekend left 77 policemen and at least 60 students injured, six by rubber-coated
May 3, 1998
Jakarta - Dozens of higher education institutes in the area of Jabotabek (Jakarta-Bogor-Tangerang-Bekasi) simultaneously staged actions of concern which were highlighted by clashes with
Derwin Pereira, Jakarta – In nationwide rallies yesterday, thousands of Indonesian students protested against President Suharto's decision to rule out major political reforms in the nex
May 1, 1998
Jakarta – A clash between the security apparatus and students staging actions of concern has now occurred at the Syarif hidayatullah Islamic Religion State Institute, Jakarta, on Thursd
Jakarta – Waves of student protests critical of the government and demanding sweeping reforms were unrelenting yesterday, with clashes between students and security officers erupting on
April 29, 1998
Raju Gopalakrishnan, Medan – Indonesian students protesting against the rule of President Suharto battled security forces for more than six hours in Medan Wednesday, torching a police m
April 28, 1998
Raju Gopalakrishnan, Medan – Indonesian authorities released 13 students Tuesday after detaining them over one of the most intense protests yet against President Suharto.
April 26, 1998
Medan – Five Indonesian students were taken away by what student leaders said were plain clothes security officials and two others were injured in escalating protests demanding Presiden
April 25, 1998
Jakarta – Twenty-six students of the Universitas Mercu Buana, West Jakarta, on Friday (24/4) around 10.00 local time, came to the State Secretariat Building on Jalan Majapahit, Jakarta.
Irwan Firdaus, Jakarta – Police with clubs and riot shields battled rock-throwing student protesters on a campus in eastern Indonesia today.
Jakarta – Indonesian police detained about 40 students during an anti-government protest at a university in Jakarta on Saturday, local journalists reported.
April 24, 1998
In a demonstration Friday in the Indonesian city of Solo, a respected muslim preacher – Mohammad Komar – demanded that president Suharto step down.
Jakarta – Thousands of Indonesian students have shrugged off repeated warnings from the authorities to keep up protest rallies across the country as 13 more people were hurt in a clash
Jakarta – Thousands of university students held peaceful protests against the government Friday, a day after a dozen students were injured in a clash with police on the tourist island o
Jakarta – University students here and in many other cities plugged on with their demands for an end to the economic crisis and comprehensive reforms in more demonstrations yesterday.
April 20, 1998
Jakarta – Intellectuals are calling on students to continue with their struggle for political and economic reforms, lending greater weight to a youth movement that has grown into a form
April 19, 1998
"You only live once and must take a stand". This was Andi Arief's motto, an activist who was reported to have "disappeared" several months ago.
April 18, 1998
Daily student protests against Indonesia's government have rocked campuses across the country for the last two months.
The theme and the scope of the students rally extended. The Minister of Education and Culture was criticized and demonstration is beginning to stray out of campus peripherals.
Jakarta – Huge numbers of students in many cities were kept up their fervent protests for lower prices and sweeping reforms yesterday with housewives in one city helping to boost the ra
Lewa Pardomuan, Jakarta – Indonesian students launched a full-blown attack on the government during a rare dialogue with cabinet ministers on Saturday, accusing President Suharto of fai
April 16, 1998
Jakarta – Students from universities of whole Jakarta-Bogor-Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabotabek) all at once held a peaceful demonstration in 30 campuses.
Jakarta – Thousands of students kept up their demands for reforms and lower prices of basic commodities yesterday in on-campus rallies organized concurrently at dozens of universities.
April 7, 1998
Jakarta – A top military commander has accused East Timorese separatists of infiltrating student protests to stir up anti-government sentiment, the official Antara news agency reported
April 6, 1998
Jakarta – Minister of Education and Culture Wiranto Arismunandar banned Saturday students from being involved in practical political activities, a move that immediately drew harsh criti
April 4, 1998
Yogyakarta – Violence occurred again at the demonstration in the Gajah Mada University (UGM)'s Campus and the IKIP (Teacher's Training College) in Yogyakarta, Friday (3/4).
April 3, 1998
Yogyakarta – Student actions have entered a new phase, moving off campus.
April 2, 1998
Jakarta – Police fired tear gas at rock-throwing students after a big anti-government protest turned violent, witnesses said.
Jakarta – Demonstrations still happen at a number of campusses, with unchanged demands, namely about economical and political reforms.
March 26, 1998
Jakarta – A clash between demonstrators and security personnel has again occurred on the campus of UNS, Solo on Wednesday (25/3) yesterday.
March 20, 1998
Jakarta - Minister for Education and Culture Wiranto Arismunandar has commissioned a special report on the clashes between students and security forces which occurred at the University
March 19, 1998
[The following is an abridged translation of a chronology of an action by the Concerned People's Committee (Aksi Komete Peduli Rakyat).