Europe South Asia Asia Pacific Americas Middle East Africa BBC Homepage World Service Education



Front Page

World

UK

UK Politics

Business

Sci/Tech

Health

Education

Sport

Entertainment

Talking Point

In Depth

On Air

Archive
Feedback
Low Graphics
Help

Sunday, June 6, 1999 Published at 16:26 GMT 17:26 UK


Picture gallery: A campaign ablaze with colour



Campaigning is drawing to a close ahead of Monday's parliamentary elections and supporters of the 48 parties involved have been staging enthusiastic and colourful rallies in the streets of the capital, Jakarta.


[ image:  ]

Supporters of the Justice Party (PK) adorned with face paintings and carrying party umbrellas parade through the city.


[ image:  ]

Chanting supporters of the Indonesian People's Party (PAR) - such political freedom is a new experience for most Indonesians.


[ image:  ]

Red shirts and straw skirts - a colourful campaign rally for the Indonesian Democratic Party - Struggle (PDI-Struggle), which is led by Megawati Sukarnoputri.


[ image:  ]

An unusual sight at a political rally as members of Amien Rais's National Mandate Party perform a motorcycle stunt through the streets of Jakarta.


[ image:  ]

A supporter of the small Partai Kami (Independent Muslim Awakening Party) wears a traditional East Javanese traditional mask.


[ image:  ]

The best view of this rally is from the top of a bus for these followers of the National Awakening Party (PKB).


[ image:  ]

On the last day of campaigning, Golkar supporters flash three fingers in the air - 33 is the party's number on ballot papers.




Advanced options | Search tips




Back to top | BBC News Home | BBC Homepage |




SPECIAL REPORT

PROFILES

ARCHIVE

INTERNET LINKS

AUDIOBOX





In this section

Megawati elected vice-president

Analysis: Indonesia's dream ticket?

Analysis: New hope for Indonesia?

Analysis: Megawati's struggle for power

Indonesian poll sparks violence

Wahid faces economic mountain

Election drama: In pictures

Habibie bows out

Megawati confirmed Indonesia victor

The election in pictures

A carnival of democracy

The fragile archipelago

Golkar: the fisherman's friend

Battle for Indonesia's Islamic vote