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Jakarta Post

Trisakti remembers the May 12 killings

  • Dina Indrasafitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 13 2011   /  08:00 am

Thirteen years after the deadly May 1998 riots, Trisakti University students continue to fight for justice and held a vigil for four colleagues killed in the tragedy, as the Attorney General’s Office announced it would soon look into the incident.

On Thursday evening, students were to end their vigil by lighting 1,998 candles at the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle after holding a series of events including erecting a free speech arena at the university, blocking roads and meeting with the AGO.

“We have good news this year as Deputy Attorney General Darmono promised us the AGO will look into the incident along with the House of Representatives to find out why progress in the case has stalled,” Trisakti student president Sutan Nalendra said Thursday.

This would mark a step forward in the case, in which four Trisakti students — Elang Mulia Lesmana, Hafidin Royan,...