Suharto’s Last Supper

Tempo’s magazines which is weekly magazines publish in Indonesia, recently has released a very controversial illustration. After a month of Soeharto, the former Presidnet of Indonesia death, the magazine showed an illustration on the cover page of the former Indonesian president, Soeharto in a Da Vinci’s painting. The Tempo’s covers illustrate an 86 year old of Soeharto sitting in the round table surrounded by his children in a parody of the last supper in Da Vinci’s painting. This cover has begun the controversial for the Christians people. Complained has received by the Tempo’s magazine through email and telephone calls. For Christian’s person, this picture is like an offense to them. It is because religion is look like for playing. In the end, Toriq Hada, the Editor in-chief of Tempo’s Magazine asked for apology about the cover that they have done. He also explained they did not mean to hurt or insult Christian’s people. They only inspired by the picture not the context form (ABC news, 2008).

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