Jakarta – Thousands of Indonesian students greeted President Suharto's re-appointment as president with jhoisy but peaceful demonstrations across the country.
March 10, 1999
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.