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Reformasi, 25 Years On
Suharto stepped down as president on May 21, 1998. An authoritarian mindset has returned a quarter-century later.
A Selfie of a Kidnapper and the Victim
A number of activists from the 1998 Reformasi movement have joined the Presidential Palace. They are involved in carrying out government’s agenda.
The Fast Track to Political Parties
A number of Reformasi movement activists joined political parties after Suharto fell. They are close to party leaders.
From the Streets to the Commissioner’s Chair
A number of 1998 student activists now enjoy new positions as commissioners of state-owned companies. It is a reward for supporters of Joko Widodo.
Those Remain Outside the Palace
Several activists remained outside of power after 1998. Some join non-governmental organizations, others pursue music.
Silent Operation from ‘Blok M’
Pro-democracy groups printed underground flyers to support the students in the 1998 Reformasi. They were pursued by authorities.
Women’s Protest for Milk
Women activists protested against Suharto’s authoritarianism before the 1998 Reformasi. Their activism was smartly camouflaged under the scarcity of baby formula.