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Sticker distributed calling for 'failure' of elections

Kompas - April 8, 1997

Surabaya – A sticker calling for the failure of the 1997 general election has been distributed in Surabaya. Measuring 10x20 centimeters it was distributed in schools and stuck the walls of houses and offices.

"A number of the stickers have been removed, however they reappeared several hours after they were cleaned" said the Suarabaya head of social and political affairs, Drs Budyantho, Monday (7/4).

The sticker included the sentence "Reject the 1997 General Elections". The authorities had already found around 100 stickers. Although the stickers were removed during the day, the next morning a new and similar sticker appeared.

[Abridged translation from Kompas - James Balowski]