April 16, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
The Indonesian Supreme Court overturned Thursday a 2007 decision against TIME magazine awarding the late former Indonesian president Haji Mohammad Suharto $106 million in damages in Suharto's defamation suit against the publication. Suharto sued TIME over a 1999 article that said Suharto had hid... ...[read more]
February 11, 2009
by Kayleigh Shebs
The Central Jakarta District Court on Wednesday dismissed a corruption lawsuit againstHutomo Mandala Putra, son of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto. The suit against Putra, also known as Tommy Suharto, had been brought by the state and allegedthat he had de... ...[read more]
March 27, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
An Indonesian court cleared former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto and his heirs Thursday of civil liability in a corruption case involving state funds allegedly stolen by a charitable foundation run by Suharto. Dismissing the $1.1 billion damage claim leveled against Suharto, the court ...[read more]
March 12, 2008
by Jeannie Shawl
A member of the National Human Rights Commission of Indonesia said Tuesday that the commission has launched an investigation into human rights abuses committed during the regime of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammad Suharto, telling AP that four separate teams will work until mid-May to ...[read more]
February 28, 2008
by Brett Murphy
An Indonesian court Thursday dismissed a civil corruption case against Tommy Suharto, the youngest son of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammad Suharto. The court also awarded some $550,000 to Suharto on a counter-claim for damages. Lawyers for Suharto argued that the case should be dismissed... ...[read more]
February 21, 2008
by Jaime Jansen
TIME magazine on Thursday asked the Supreme Court of Indonesia to reconsider its August 2007 decision awarding former Indonesian President Haji Mohammad Suharto $106 million in damages in Suharto's defamation suit against the publication. Suharto sued TIME over a 1999 article that said Suharto... ...[read more]
February 19, 2008
by Michael Sung
The six children of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto failed to appear in court Tuesday, ignoring a court summons to defend Suharto's estate in a civil corruption case. Suharto's defense lawyer, who wanted to introduce legal expert testimony on behalf of the heirs, was unable... ...[read more]
February 12, 2008
by Michael Sung
An Indonesian court ruled Tuesday that the children of former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto will have to defend Suharto's estate against a civil corruption case. A prosecutor said that all of Suharto's six children will be summoned to court next week, and one will be appointed t... ...[read more]
January 28, 2008
by Joshua Pantesco
Several prominent Indonesian lawyers told AFP on Monday that a civil corruption case against former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto could continue after Suharto's death on Sunday. Suharto, who ruled Indonesia as President from 1967 to 1998, was sued by the government on charges that h... ...[read more]
January 27, 2008
by Eric Firkel
Former Indonesian President Haji Mohammed Suharto died Sunday at age 86. Suharto, a former US Cold War ally, presided over what is considered to be one of the most brutal dictatorships of the 20th century with as many as one million political opponents killed during his time in power. Reaction ...[read more]

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