Inside Indonesia : bulletin of the Indonesia Resources and Information Programme

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Nq 959.8005 INS
Northcote, Vic. : IRIP, 1983-2007
No.58 (April - June 1999)
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Advertising 2
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No title 3
in this issue Never again 4
your say Indonesian Hitler? 4
Freedom 4
Greed 4
Congrats 4
newsbriefs Oils ain’t oils 5
Campaign trail 5
A grief shared 5
Not so noble 5
Army business 5
How poor? 5
politics and human rights Off to the polls Indonesians will vote in June. Can they escape from the dead hand of past elections? 6 , 7 , 8
The electoral reforms 8
New Order old school The struggle for democracy has slowed because ‘opposition’ leaders, all of them schooled under Suharto, are afraid of the people 9
Blood in the streets The anger and the bullets are real. So why do student demonstrations reek of melodrama? 10 , 11
Not reformasi, transformasi! Student demands have been far too timid. 12
A hero passes on 12
Habibie’s fling Just before an election, Habibie finds the temptation to buy himself a TV network too hard to resist 13
Tomorrow, in Timor Lorosae Freedom in East Timor is no longer a dream. But the transition to freedom is full of danger 14 , 15
Women on the move After three decades of patriarchal conformity under the New Order, women are once more a force for change 16 , 17
Women’s Congress 17
Corning out For 32 years they were condemned to a life of misery. Now former communist political prisoners are emerging, slowly, into the daylight 18 , 23
Sisipan bahasa 19
Revolusi! (tapi damai) Surat kepada keluarga besar Ikatan Alumni Universitas Indonesia (Iluni) 19
Perempuan bergerak! OLEH KRISHNA SEN 20
Tragedi di Sumba OLEH DAVID MITCHELL 21
Romo Mangun telah tiada 22
Advertising 22
Tapol troubles – when will they end? 23
Tragedy in Sumba Why neighbours hacked each other to death in a remote part of Indonesia 24 , 25 , 26
Back on the beat? For years, police were ‘little brother’ to soldiers. Will that now change? And will it bring back the friendly local cop? 27 , 28
Advertising 28
Society and economy The price of rice Bulog had to feed Indonesia, pacify farmers, and support Suharto’s industrialisation policy. What will happen to it now? 29 , 30
environment Palm oil Palm oil destroys forests and people 31 , 32
culture Lightning! Witty people’s theatre flourishes on a volatile political stage. Australians get to see it too. 33 , 34
reviews Java is the key 35
Silent resistance 35
travel Climb a mountain, save a forest Idealistic students want to take ecotravelers up remote mountains in Sulawesi. 36 , 37
resources Indonesia on the Net Indonesian democracy on the internet – some interesting places and things to do for those who know a little Indonesian 38
Advertising 38
bookshop The Spice Islands voyage – In search of Wallace 39
Journeys through shadows 39
SMERU – Monitoring social crisis in Indonesia 39
The Indonesian economy in the 19th and 20th centuries – A history of missed opportunities 39
A new criminal type in Jakarta – Counterrevolution today. 39
Women creating Indonesia – The first 50 years 39
Advertising 39
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  | title=Inside Indonesia : bulletin of the Indonesia Resources and Information Programme
  | year=1983
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  | issue=No.58 (April - June 1999)
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