Victims of Indonesia’s 1998 violence continue to fight for justice 25 years on

In May 1998, massive student protests and riots in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta and other major cities brought to an end the 32-year Suharto regime. 

Anger directed at the strongman’s authoritarian government over issues like corruption, food shortages and mass unemployment had reached boiling point. 

Amid the chaos, shops and homes mostly owned by Chinese Indonesians were looted and destroyed, and later in the year the authorities launched a deadly crackdown on the students that became known as the Semanggi I tragedy.

The mobs targeted ethnic Chinese communities because they were…

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