Indonesia Burning

After 32 years in power, Suharto watched as the nation he built lapsed into chaos. The question now is when he will step aside

With rocks crashing through his windows, an iron spike punching holes through his kitchen door and a mob outside baying "Burn! Burn!," Philip Lo discovered the meaning of terror last Thursday as he cowered for two hours with his family inside a locked bedroom.

"This is like being in a war," said the ethnic-Chinese pastor whose church and adjoining house were attacked during riots in Jakarta that left around 400 dead and hundreds of stores looted and gutted by fire. "All we could hear was things being smashed up outside," said Lo. He and his family escaped injury, but their food...

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