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Thursday, May 21, 1998 Published at 07:13 GMT 08:13 UK


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President Suharto has resigned after 32 years in power, faced with implacable student protests and the loss of international support.

His controversial Vice-President BJ Habibie immediately took the presidential oath of office for the remainder of Suharto's term, which ends in 2003.

But will he be more than a stop-gap leader? Have the student protests achieved the aim of real political change?

What is your verdict on the man who ruled Indonesia for more than 30 years?

and how can the international community help restore economic and political stability now?

If you are in Indonesia living through the crisis or if you are an interested outside observer, we would like to hear your views on these latest developments

What do you think?

Read the contributions to our earlier discussions

  • Eyewitness e-mails to protests and riots
  • On the role of ethnic Chinese
  • Views from outside Indonesia




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