Stories About ‘Suharto (Soeharto)’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Suharto (Soeharto)’.

National Heroes: Gus Dur vs Soeharto

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010, by . 22 Comments

The debate over whether to award former president Soeharto national hero status; the full list of names to be considered.


Pork Barrel Spending

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010, by . 27 Comments

Pigs at the trough? Golkar seeks a 15 billion rupiah allowance for MP's to fund local projects.


Interesting Times

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010, by . 23 Comments

A smouldering civil war among the elites, Army power plays, and Chinese scapegoats.


Reading More About Indonesia

Monday, November 9th, 2009, by . 8 Comments

Indonesia ReaderA review of "The Indonesia Reader", an anthology of Indonesian history, culture and politics.


Operasi Cipta Kondisi

Monday, August 24th, 2009, by . 25 Comments

PolriMonitoring Ramadan mosque sermons in the war on terrorism.


Dorce Gamalama & Imam Samudera

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008, by . 34 Comments

DorceTranssexual television personality Dorce Gamalama pays her last respects to the executed Imam Samudera.


Kidnapping Cases

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008, by . 20 Comments

Investigations into kidnapped and murdered activists of 1997/98, questioning of former generals like president Yudhoyono.


Perceptions of Current Threats

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008, by . 26 Comments

Purba Negoro on perceived threats to national unity.


May 1998 Jakarta Riots

Friday, May 16th, 2008, by . 137 Comments

Spew looks back on the May 1998 riots and the issues of mass rapes, anti-Chinese sentiment, and how the rioters came to be judged.


Classic Literature Reading Lists

Monday, May 5th, 2008, by . 14 Comments

Spew says Indonesians are being denied much of the country's greatest literature, for political reasons.


Wag the Dog à la Indonesia

Friday, April 25th, 2008, by . 92 Comments

Rima FauziRima says the government creates distractions and the media willingly participate, to hide the real problems of Indonesia.


Modern Day Witch Hunt

Monday, April 21st, 2008, by . 48 Comments

Rogue Wan sees sinister forces behind the anti-Jamaah Ahmadiyah witch hunt.


Examples of Human Rights Hypocrisy

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008, by . 36 Comments

Sylvester sees power-mongering and the profit motive behind the West's hypocrisy over human rights.


Literature Commissar

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008, by . 57 Comments

Ross sees the young Pramoedya Ananta Toer as a bullying commissar of literature.


The Last Supper

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008, by . 37 Comments

Likely criminal charges against Tempo magazine for blasphemy against Christianity.


Anti Communist Massacres

Friday, January 25th, 2008, by . 69 Comments

The nature of the massacres of 1965-66.


Genocide

Saturday, January 19th, 2008, by . 90 Comments

Whether there was a genocide in 1965 and what happened to the survivors.


Suharto & the People

Friday, January 18th, 2008, by . 88 Comments

Suharto: Let the People Speak, Please Help Indonesia Matters do an informal poll.


Forgiveness

Monday, January 14th, 2008, by . 106 Comments

Some people are in a forgiving mood as former president Suharto nears death.


Pengampunan Pak Harto

Monday, January 14th, 2008, by . 14 Comments

Sementara mantan presiden Soeharto mendekati ajal, beberapa tokoh masyarakat menganjurkan pengampunan atas sejarah hidupnya.


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