Indonesia parliament passes widely opposed Papua Special Autonomy law and other stories

Today we look at protests against Indonesia’s Special Autonomy law for Papua, an ongoing hunger strike by undocumented migrants in Belgium, and more

July 15, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the revised Special Autonomy law passed by the Indonesian parliament vis-a-vis the Papua region despite widespread protests, an ongoing hunger strike by hundreds of undocumented migrants in Belgium to demand access to legal rights of residency, social services and work, the end of the over 5 week long strike by workers at the Volvo Trucks plant in the US after the imposition of a tentative agreement by the company, and the impact of existing inequities on Covid-19 vaccine access.