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CNN Indonesia – March 1, 2024

Jakarta – Protest actions against election fraud took place in several parts of the country on Friday March 1. In the provincial capital of Surabaya, hundreds of people calling themselves the Honest and Fair Election Saviours Forum (FPPJ) held an action in front of the East Java Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) building.

According to CNN Indonesia's observations at the location, the majority of the demonstrators taking to the streets were emak-emak (urban housewives). Only a hand full of the demonstrators were young people. On the other hand, dozens to hundreds of police officers could be seen on guard.

Suara Pemred – March 1, 2024

Jakarta – A number of social, university, high school and labour organisations held a demonstration in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) complex on Jalan Gatot Subroto in Central Jakarta on Friday March 1.

The protest action, which was held under the theme "The People's Total Action to Besiege the DPR of the Republic of Indonesia", took up three demands which they called the "Tritura" (the three demands of the people).

CNN Indonesia – February 29, 2024

Jakarta – The 807th Kamisan (Thursday) action, which was held in front of the Merdeka Palace on Thursday February 29, also touched on the issue of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo giving an honorary rank of four-star general to Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto yesterday, Wednesday February 28.

The Kamisan actions are routine protests that have been held opposite the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta by victims, the families of victims and sympathisers since January 18, 2007.

CNN Indonesia – February 29, 2024

Jakarta – Golkar Party Deputy Chairperson Melchias Markus Mekeng says he supports Indonesia's second president Suharto being made a national hero.

Mekeng made the statement after President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo awarded Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto with the honorary rank of four-star general on Wednesday February 28.

Drunken Republic – November 8, 2023

These days, the Indonesian nation, based on the state ideology of Pancasila, has truly lost any exemplary examples from its leaders. The mental revolution that was touted earlier has become limited to rhetoric. – November 6, 2023

The polemic over Constitutional Court ruling Number 90/PUU-XXI/2023, which gave a red carpet to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's eldest son Gibran Rakabuming Raka to become a vice presidential candidate, signals that our democracy has suffered a further regression.

Kompas Newspaper – November 1, 2023

Responding to the lack of publically available information, Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) has re-launched the Track Record ( website to provide information and background data on the hundreds of legislative candidates running in the 2024 elections. – October 23, 2023

Bagus Santosa, Jakarta – A Kompas Research & Development (Litbang Kompas) survey for the period October 2023 found that the public's views are divided when asked about prohibiting political dynasties.

Sindo News – February 16, 2024

Erfan Erlin, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Safeguarding Democratic Elections has rejected the results of the 2024 elections. They are also inviting the public to save democracy in Indonesia, which has been damaged due to the electoral crimes that took place in a structured, systematic and massive manner.

CNN Indonesia – February 15, 2024

Jakarta – The 805th Kamisan (Thursday) Action, which was held in front of the State Palace in Central Jakarta on February 15, touched on the issue of the organisation of the 2024 elections. – 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 Yogyakarta to participate in a Gejayan Calling (Gejayan Menanggil) action on Monday February 12.

CNN Indonesia – February 11, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Civil Society Coalition for International Human Rights Advocacy has called on the public not to vote for a presidential and vice presidential candidate pair who will perpetuate a political dynasty and damage ethics in the 2024 presidential election. – February 9, 2024

Dani Prabowo, Jakarta – Presidential and vice president candidate ticket number 2, Prabowo Subianto and Gibran Rakabuming Raka, have not responded at all to questionnaire on human rights by the international organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW).

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 February 7 to protest against the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.