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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

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