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February 13, 2024

Tempo - February 13, 2024

Pribadi Wicaksono, Jakarta – The 'Gejayan Memanggil' movement was held yesterday, Feb.

Tempo - February 13, 2024

Yudono Yanuar, Jakarta – The "Gejayan Memanggil" or "Gejayan is Calling" student movement in Yogyakarta, protesting alleged interference by President Jokowi's government in the 2024 gen

February 12, 2024

CNN Indonesia - February 12, 2024

Yogyakarta – Crowds of participants at a "Gejayan Calling Again" action in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta held a theatrical beheading of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to symbolise

Krjogja.com - February 12, 2024

FX Harminanto, Sleman – Hundreds of students from a number of different universities gathered at the Gejayan intersection near the Gaja Mada University (UGM) in the Central Java city of

February 8, 2024

CNN Indonesia - February 8, 2024

Makassar – Students from the Alauddin State Islamic University (UIN) Da'wah and Communication Faculty in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar protested against the retreat

CNN Indonesia - February 8, 2024

Jakarta – The All-Indonesian Student Executive Council Alliance (BEM SI) took over the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Thursday February 8 and put up a banner criticising President J

CNN Indonesia - February 8, 2024

Solo – Hundreds of students demonstrated in front of the Town Hall in Solo, Central Java, on Thursday February 8, in a counter rally against a "Kiss Gibran's Hand Action" that was held

February 7, 2024

CNN Indonesia - February 7, 2024

Jakarta – Hundreds of students from a number of different campuses gathered at the 12 May Reformasi Monument in front of the Trisakti University campus in Jakarta on Wednesday Fe

Reuters - February 7, 2024

Jakarta – Hundreds of students were set to protest on Wednesday against outgoing President Joko Widodo's perceived interference in the Feb.

Reuters - February 7, 2024

Jakarta – Around 100 students marched in Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Wednesday to protest what they say is political interference by outgoing president, Joko Widodo, in the president

February 2, 2024

Kompas.id - February 2, 2024

Susana Rita Kumalasanti, Jakarta – An attempt by a group of students from the Anomaly Forum to approach the Constitutional Court building on Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat in Central Jakarta

February 1, 2024

CNN Indonesia - February 1, 2024

Jakarta – Academic communities and students from a number of Indonesian campuses have banded together to issue statements criticising Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo ahead of

December 21, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 21, 2023

JAKARTA – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was absent from Gadjah Mada University's (UGM) anniversary event in Yogyakarta on Tuesday after strong remarks from the university's student bod

December 18, 2023

Kumparan News - December 18, 2023

Student Executive Councils (BEM) from a number of campuses in greater Solo (Surakarta) held a protest action in front of the office of Solo mayor Gibran Rakabuming Raka, who is Presiden

Tempo - December 18, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Gielbran Muhammad Noor, the chairman of the Gadjah Mada University's (UGM) Student Executive Board (BEM), has been in the public spotlight after criticizing President

December 12, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 12, 2023

Jakarta – Responding to criticism recently voiced by Gadjah Mada University (UGM) students, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo stressed on Monday the need for civility and the courteous exp

December 8, 2023

CNN Indonesia - December 8, 2023

Yogyakarta – A large banner with the words "Most Embarrassing UGM Alumnus Nomination Submission" and a picture of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was displayed in front of the Gajah Mada

October 28, 2023

Portal Media - October 28, 2023

Rahma, Makassar – A demonstration on Saturday October 28 commemorating Youth Pledge Day in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar has ended in chaos.

October 21, 2023

Tempo - October 21, 2023

Savero Aristia Wienanto, Jakarta – The National Association of University Student Executive Bodies (BEM SI) staged a demonstration entitled Geruduk Istana today, Oct.

October 20, 2023

CNN Indonesia - October 20, 2023

Jakarta – Protesters from the All Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI) have begun to pack into the Horse Statue area in Central Jakarta to hold a demonstration marking nine year

July 20, 2023

Tempo - July 20, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Bengkulu Regional Association of Islamic Students (HMI) planned to stage a protest when President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo visited Bengkulu today, July 20

March 30, 2023

CNN Indonesia - March 30, 2023

Makassar – Student actions opposing the enactment of the government regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) replacing the Job Creation Law (Cipta Kerja) occurred in several parts of Indonesi

January 26, 2023

Detik Sumut - January 26, 2023

Goklas Wisely, Medan – Scores of students in Medan city descended upon the North Sumatra (Sumut) Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) on Thursday January 26 to protest the Governmen

October 29, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 29, 2022

Jakarta – Once in the history of modern Indonesia, young men and women in their late teens and early 20s expressed their quest to change the course of the nation.

October 28, 2022

Kompas.com - October 28, 2022

Reza Agustian, Jakarta – Protesters from the All Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI) Alliance came to the Arjuna Wijaya or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Friday October 28

October 26, 2022

CNN Indonesia - October 26, 2022

Jakarta – The University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) has criticised President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin for the lack of achievements over t

September 30, 2022

CNN Indonesia - September 30, 2022

Jakarta – Demonstrators from an alliance of student groups begun arriving at the Horse Statue in Central on Friday September 30 where they gave speeches on the road after refusing to us

RMOL Jakarta - September 30, 2022

Bonfilio Mahendra Wahanaputra – An alliance of students which make up the Populist All Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI Kerakyatan) has invited President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo

July 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 23, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Bandung – After months-long negotiations between youth delegates of G20 countries, the Y20 Summit finally came to a close on Friday night with the announcement of po

July 19, 2022

Jakarta Globe - July 19, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The famous quote of Indonesia's founding father Soekarno on youth's power was repeatedly heard on the first day of the Y20 Summit, which saw participation

July 14, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - July 14, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi TV – The Student Executive Board (BEM) of Cenderawasih University took to the streets on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, asking the university's rector to stop all forms of coo

May 11, 2022

Asia Pacific Report - May 11, 2022

Jordan Fennell of ABC Pacific Beat talks to Laurens Ikinia

April 22, 2022

Tempo - April 22, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo or Jokowi failed to meet the students during the mass protest held on Thursday.

April 21, 2022

Tempo - April 21, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Protesters joined in the Indonesian University Students Alliance (AMI) and the University of Indonesia Students Executive Body (BEM UI) are set to bring seven demands

Tempo - April 21, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Ahead of the mass protest in Jakarta by university students collective on April 21, 12 WhatsApp accounts owned by student movement coordinators und

April 11, 2022

Tempo - April 11, 2022

Hamdan Cholifudin Ismail, Jakarta – Hundreds of people under the Forum of Indonesian Retired Fighters (FPPI) arrived at the Arjuna Wiwaha statue in downtown Central Jakarta at 10:45 WIB

Jakarta Globe - April 11, 2022

Jaja Suteja, Yustinus PAAT, Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – Students took to the streets in several cities across the country on Monday to protest the rumored presidential term extensio

Tempo - April 11, 2022

Hamdan Cholifudin Ismail, Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Police Chief Inspector Fadil Imran said 6,826 joint personnel were deployed to secure the demonstration initiated by the Indonesian Stu

Tempo - April 11, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The Indonesian Students Executive Boards' Alliance (BEM SI) was determined to stage a mass rally before the Parliament building in Senayan, Central Jakart

Jakarta Globe - April 11, 2022

Stefani Wijaya, Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Social media activist Ade Armando was punched and kicked after he joined a protest involving hundreds of people in front of the House of Represe

Reuters - April 11, 2022

Johan Purnomo and Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesian police fired tear gas and water cannon on Monday to disperse hundreds of university students protesting high cooking oil prices

ABC News - April 11, 2022

Large groups of students have protested in Indonesia over high cooking-oil prices and a potential extension of President Joko Widodo's stay in office, despite attempts by the popular le

October 28, 2021

Detik News - October 28, 2021

Hermawan Mappiwali, Makassar – Protesting students, who have been demonstrating since earlier this afternoon, continued to hold their ground on Jalan Sultan Alauddin in the South Sulawe

CNN Indonesia - October 28, 2021

Jakarta – Protesting workers, students and civil society groups from the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) have begun moving off in the direction the the State Palace in Central

Detik News - October 28, 2021

Wisma Putra, Bandung – Hundreds of students held a demonstration in front of the West Java Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) in Bandung on Thursday October 28 in which they highl

Kompas TV - October 28, 2021

Isnaya Helmi, Jakarta – An alliance of worker and student groups held a demonstration near the Presidential Palace on Central Jakarta today, Thursday October 28.

October 23, 2021

Jakarta Globe - October 23, 2021

Jakarta – Young leaders from G20 countries will have a summit in Jakarta and Bandung next year, allowing them the opportunity to get involved in the policymaking process.

October 21, 2021

RMOL Jatim - October 21, 2021

The disquiet which has been felt over the last two years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's second term in office, now accompanied by Vice President Maruf Amin, was conveyed by hundred

CNN Indonesia - October 21, 2021

Jakarta – Students held demonstration in several cities around the country on Thursday to mark seven years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration.