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Anti-Dictatorship Struggle

March 10, 1999

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Agence France Presse - March 10, 1998 (extracts only)

Jakarta – Thousands of Indonesian students greeted President Suharto's re-appointment as president with jhoisy but peaceful demonstrations across the country.

May 28, 1998

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Associated Press - 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

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Ottawa Citizen - May 23, 1998

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

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Jakarta Post - 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

May 22, 1998

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Dow Jones Newswires - May 22, 1998

Jakarta – After pledging that his forces would protect ex-President Suharto and his family, powerful military chief Gen.

May 20, 1998

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The Wall Street Journal - 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

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International Herald Tribune - 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

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Sydney Morning Herald - 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

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DIGEST No. 61 - May 16, 1998

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

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Kompas - May 15, 1998 (extracts only from Tapol)

The names of some fifty members of the People's Council set up in Jakarta yesterday have been announced.

May 9, 1998

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South China Morning Post - May 9, 1998

Jakarta – Scores of students were injured in clashes in central Java yesterday as campus demonstrations continued across Indonesia.

May 8, 1998

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Deutsche Presse Agentur - 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

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Kompas - May 8, 1998

The wave of student actions across the country on Thursday led to a number of clashes with the security forces.

May 7, 1998

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Jakarta Post - May 7, 1998

Medan – Rioting spread to nearby towns yesterday as parts of the North Sumatran capital remained tense.

May 5, 1998

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Jakarta Post - 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

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South China Morning Post - 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

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Straits Times - May 3, 1998

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

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Kompas - 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

May 1, 1998

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Jakarta Post - May 1, 1998

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

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Kompas - 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

April 29, 1998

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Reuters - 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

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Reuters - 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

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Reuters - April 26, 1998 (abridged)

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

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Associated Press - April 25, 1998

Irwan Firdaus, Jakarta – Police with clubs and riot shields battled rock-throwing student protesters on a campus in eastern Indonesia today.

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Reuters - April 25, 1998

Jakarta – Indonesian police detained about 40 students during an anti-government protest at a university in Jakarta on Saturday, local journalists reported.