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Monday, 23 July, 2001, 15:11 GMT 16:11 UK
In pictures: Indonesia's political upheaval
On a day of high drama in Indonesia parliament sacked President Abdurrahman Wahid and swore in Vice-President Megawati Sukarnoputri to replace him.


Abdurrahman Wahid
Mr Wahid resisted efforts to remove him from office

Indonesian President-elect Megawati Sukarnoputri
Parliament voted for Megawati Sukarnoputri unanimously

Indonesia's parliament
The impeachment process was televised live

Soldiers guard the gates of the presidential palace
Mr Wahid remained in his palace, refusing to step down

Supporters of Mr Wahid
Supporters of Mr Wahid rallied outside the palace in Jakarta

Indonesian marines
The armed forces ignored Mr Wahid's state of emergency declaration

Indonesian personnel carrier
Security was stepped up for the parliament session

See also:

23 Jul 01 | Asia-Pacific
Indonesian president sacked
20 Jul 01 | Asia-Pacific
Wahid appoints new police chief
16 Jul 01 | Asia-Pacific
Wahid faces early impeachment
23 Jul 01 | Business
Indonesian markets rise
13 Jul 01 | Asia-Pacific
Armed police defy Wahid
12 Jul 01 | Asia-Pacific
Police feud symbolic of chaos
31 May 01 | Asia-Pacific
Analysis: Indonesia's power vacuum
30 May 01 | Asia-Pacific
Analysis: Testing Indonesia's democracy
21 Jul 01 | Asia-Pacific
Indonesia's political turmoil
23 Jul 01 | Asia-Pacific
Indonesian military holds key to power
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