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April 21, 2022

Tempo - April 21, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The National Police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob) personnel set up barbed wire barricades at the main gate of the House of Representatives (DPR) Building on Jalan Gatot Su

CNN Indonesia - April 21, 2022

Jakarta – Protesters from the Indonesian Student Alliance (AMI) and the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) say that the government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice Presi

April 12, 2022

CNN Indonesia - April 12, 2022

Jakarta – Student demonstrations have been held simultaneously in various parts of the country – from the west to the east – rejecting the discourse on postponing the 2024 elections and

July 24, 2021

Jakarta Post - July 24, 2021

Yerica Lai, Jakarta – Police set out barbed wire and concrete barricades around the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta on Saturday in an effort to tighten security after calls for a

December 2, 2020

Kompas.com - December 2, 2020

Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia says that the police committed acts of violence when securing the protest actions against the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation in

November 17, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 17, 2020

Jakarta – Hundreds of workers and students from the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) began moving off from the House of Representatives (DPR) parliamentary complex in Jakarta to

CNN Indonesia - November 17, 2020

Jakarta – Hundreds of workers from the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) have begun packing the area near the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta in a follow up ac

November 10, 2020

CNN Indonesia - November 10, 2020

Jakarta – On Tuesday November 10 an alliance of social organisation grouped under the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) held a long-march from the International Labour Organisati

CNN Indonesia - November 10, 2020

Jakarta – A protest action opposing Law Number 11/2020 on Job Creation took place in the Medan Merdeka area of Central Jakarta on the afternoon of Tuesday November 10.

November 9, 2020

October 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 29, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri has taken a jab at the country's millennials, questioning their contribution t

October 28, 2020

Tempo - October 28, 2020

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The National Association of University Student Executive Bodies (BEM SI) is set to hold another round of protests against the omnibus law on job creation on Wed

Tempo - October 28, 2020

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Hundreds of students held a demonstration against the Omnibus Law of the Job Creation Law in the Arjuna Wiwaha Horse Statue area, at Jalan Merdeka Barat, Centra

Tempo - October 28, 2020

Friski Riana, Jakarta – Coinciding with the Youth Pledge Day [Sumpah Pemuda], the labor unions GEBRAK and the Indonesian People's Faction (FRI) announced to hold a rally at Central Jaka

Jakarta Post - October 28, 2020

Jakarta – Labor unions and university students have once again taken to the streets in Jakarta to protest against the Job Creation Law, this time expressing their discontent in conjunct

October 23, 2020

Vice - October 23, 2020

Rosa Folia – Under a scorching sun, thousands of students and workers gathered in the Indonesian capital Jakarta this week to demand President Joko Widodo withdraw a controversial Jobs

October 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 22, 2020

Jakarta – Workers and students are expected to stage another rally in front of Merdeka Palace, Central Jakarta, on Thursday as protests against the omnibus law on job creation enter the

October 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 21, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jon Afrizal and Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta, Jambi and Medan – Thousands of students and members of labor unions took to the streets again on Tuesday to continue voicing opp

CNN Indonesia - October 21, 2020

Jakarta – A series of demonstrations around the country against the recently enacted Omnibus Law on Job Creation took place on Tuesday October 20 to coincide with the first year of Pres

October 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Thousands of students from the National Association of University Student Executive Bodies (BEM SI) are set to take to the streets again on Tuesday to demand th

Bloomberg News - October 20, 2020

Arys Aditya and Philip J.

Jakarta Post - October 20, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Experts and activists have called for a larger civil movement and collective civil disobedience to convey public distrust in the government following the passag

October 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2020

Jakarta – The Education and Culture Ministry has announced that 123 college students across the country were tested positive for COVID-19 after taking part in protests against the Job C

October 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 17, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – Thousands of students from the National Association of University Student Executive Bodies (BEM SI) staged another round of protests on Friday to demand that Pr

October 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 16, 2020

Jakarta – Security authorities have deployed 18,000 personnel to beef up security amid the continuing protests against the controversial Job Creation Law by university students in Centr

Jakarta Globe - October 16, 2020

Yudha Baskoro – Hundreds of students defied the rain on Friday as they conducted a peace protest against the recently-adopted job creation law, demanding that the law be abolished.

Red Ant - October 16, 2020

James Balowski – Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Indonesia last week in a series of angry and sometimes violence protests against the passage of the government's

October 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 15, 2020

Jakarta – Muhammadiyah, one of Indonesia's largest Muslim organizations, has criticized what it called an excessive use of force by police officers against people protesting against the

October 13, 2020

Tempo - October 13, 2020

Ahmad Faiz, Jakarta – Democrat Party Chairman and former Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) in Monday's virtual talk show uploaded in his Youtube channel addressed the

CNN Indonesia - October 13, 2020

Jakarta – Trade unions and social organisations again held protest actions against the Omnibus Law on Job Creation on Monday October 12.

Straits Times - October 13, 2020

Jakarta (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers riding motorbikes and waving flags held a rally in the Indonesian capital Jakarta yesterday, as protests calling on President Joko Widodo to repe

Red Ant - October 13, 2020

Pipin Jamson – After three days of smaller actions, on October 8 larger demonstrations exploded in scores of cities and towns in Indonesia, including the capital Jakarta and the other m

Jakarta Post - October 13, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – What began as a peaceful protest against the Job Creation Law turned into riots on Tuesday as violent opposition to the controversial law continued in the capit

Jakarta Post - October 13, 2020

Jakarta – The National Police on Monday deployed around 7,500 Mobile Brigade (Brimob) officers to ensure public safety and security in Jakarta amid continuing protests against the newly

October 12, 2020

New Mandala - October 12, 2020

Edward Aspinall – The last week has seen a wave of huge protests around Indonesia against the new so-called omnibus law – a massive law that amends 79 existing statutes and is touted by

Reuters - October 12, 2020

Agustinus Beo Da Costa, Jakarta – Hundreds of workers riding motorbikes and waving flags held a rally in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Monday, as protests calling on President Joko

Jakarta Post - October 12, 2020

Rizki Fachriansyah and Jon Afrizal, Jakarta and Jambi – Members of labor unions and the general public have once again taken to the streets nationwide to protest the controversial Job C

October 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 11, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti and Ardila Syakriah, Jakarta – The Education and Culture Ministry's Higher Education directorate general issued a circular on Friday calling on university students not to

October 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2020

Arya Dipa, Bambang Muryanto and Aman Rochman, Bandung, Yogyakarta and Malang – Clashes between protesters and the police continued for a third day on Friday, as cities throughout the co

Kompas.com - October 10, 2020

Haryanti Puspa Sari, Jakarta – The total number of people arrested by police during Thursday's protest actions around the country against the recently enacted Omnibus Law on Job Creatio

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2020

Jakarta – The National Police have denied a claim made by Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) accusing the force of allocating hundreds of billions of rupiah to make preparations for prote

Straits Times - October 10, 2020

Jakarta (Bloomberg, Reuters) – Indonesia's police detained thousands of people protesting against the newly passed omnibus law, according to state news agency Antara, amid concerns that

CNN Indonesia - October 10, 2020

Jakarta – Protests against the Omnibus Law on Job Creation have spread to almost all parts of the country since it was passed into law during a House of Representatives (DPR) plenary se

Jakarta Post - October 10, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Activists have accused the police of using excessive force against protesters and journalists during Thursday's protests against the omnibus Job Creation Law, w

October 9, 2020

CNN Indonesia - October 9, 2020

Jakarta – Protests against the Omnibus Law on Job Creation have again heated up in several parts of country on Thursday October 8.

Kompas.com - October 9, 2020

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – Police say they have arrested 3,862 people during protest actions against the recently enacted Omnibus Law on Job Creation which took place around the country

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The Jakarta administration has suffered at least Rp 55 billion (US$3.74 million) in losses from damaged public facilities as a result of rallies against the rece

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Jakarta – The National Police have said that 3,862 participants in nationwide rallies in protest against the recently passed Job Creation Law over the past few days have been arrested.

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta/North Sumatra – The police have arrested more than a thousand demonstrators following a series of protests against the Job Creation Law in several regions acros

Jakarta Post - October 9, 2020

Galih Gumelar, Jakarta – Civil society groups have urged the National Police to stop using repressive measures against protesters taking part in nationwide demonstrations to oppose the