Academic and activist Robertus Robet, talks about the wave of protests in Indonesia against the Omnibus Law, the key role played by the trade unions, and the challenges to democracy in the country
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
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.”
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
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
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.
Designer Tings Chak spoke with Indonesian writer Martin Aleida about Lekra and the legacy of repression of left movements in Indonesia
Indra Lubis of the Indonesia Political Economy Association, discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small farmers and informal workers in Indonesia
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
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
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.