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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.

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

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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