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For Indonesia’s democracy, time is running out

  • Rizal Ramli

Jakarta | Tue, April 10 2012 | 10:52 am

PREMIUM When Indonesia’s students took to the streets in 1998 and won their battle for the overthrow of Soeharto, there was jubilation on campuses across the country.

Not long before then, most Indonesians had difficulty imagining a time when the patriarch of the New Order would not dominate their lives.

More than a decade later, we have learned that although the so-called Smiling Genera...