Reformasi & Post-Suharto Indonesia

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May 2016

Metro TV News – May 21, 2016

Ahmad Mustaqim, Yogyakarta – Pro-democracy activists in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta have called for a campaign against militarism during a commemoration of 18 years since the fall of former President Suharto’s New Order dictatorship.

News/Indonesia – May 21, 2016

Arkhelaus W., Jakarta – Around 500 protesters from the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) and members of the Social Movement for Democracy (Gema Demokrasi) have begun enlivening the National Monument area in the vicinity of the Arjuna Wijaya statue in front of the Indosat building on Jl. Merdeka Barat in Central Jakarta.

April 2016

Kompas – April 13, 2016

Almost two decades after reformasi – the reform movement that began with the overthrow of former president Suharto's New Order dictatorship in 1998 – the government continues to ignore calls to address past human rights (HAM) abuses, many of which were committed by people who now occupy senior positions in President Joko Widodo's admini