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Indonesia Omnibus protests Indonesian trade unions call for bigger mobilization against Omnibus law

The Confederation of Indonesia Trade Union has called for massive protests in November if president Joko Widodo approves the Omnibus job creation law which weakens labor and environmental protection provisions

Indonesia rises up against attack on labor rights, environmental protections

Thousands of Indonesians have taken the streets of Jakarta, Bandung, and other cities in protest against the government’s push to enact the “omnibus law.”

Braving repression, thousands take to the streets in Indonesia against Omnibus Law

On Monday, rallies were held across the country at the call of trade unions against the law that overturns labor and environment protection provisions and opens up sectors for private investment

Protests rage in Indonesia against anti-worker “omnibus law”, hundreds arrested

An alliance of trade unions, environmental groups and students’ movements have launched an indefinite protest across against the sweeping changes to labor and environmental laws

West Papuans reject Indonesia’s plans to extend Special Autonomy Law

In the twenty years of living under this law, Papuans say that it did not address the contested history of Papua’s integration and its outstanding political and human rights issues.

The Lekra spirit lives: Martin Aleida on Indonesia’s revolutionary cultural group

Designer Tings Chak spoke with Indonesian writer Martin Aleida about Lekra and the legacy of repression of left movements in Indonesia

Writers and publishers express solidarity with Indonesian author Felix Nesi

The award-winning author was detained on charges of vandalizing parish property while protesting the impunity enjoyed by a clergyman who is accused of sexual abuse. Felix Nesi was released but the charges have not been dropped

Papua protests Papuans demand prosecution in the 2014 Paniai massacre

On December 7, 2014, Indonesian security personnel opened fired at a protest rally in Paniai, killing five Papuans. Five years later, there has been barely any progress in the case and the repression of Papuans has intensified

19 killed by police in West Papua in sixth consecutive week of protests

On the 36th day of the police and military clampdown imposed by the Indonesian government in West Papua, several protesters have been killed by indiscriminate police fire in different parts of the region.

What is happening in West Papua?

The turmoil in the Indonesian ruled-Papuan provinces refuses to die down even after nearly a month of protests and violent repression.

Papua protests 6 activists and students in detention on treason charges for expressing solidarity with Papuan people

Protests are continuing in the provinces of Papua and West Papua, as well as in provinces in Indonesia, for the second week in a row despite state repression and a partial communications blackout

West papua West Papua in turmoil as police repression continues

Outrage and unrest has spread across the region, due to police violence directed at demonstrations commemorating the anniversary of the New York Agreement.

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