Dinda Wulandari, Palembang – Thousands of workers from a number of different trade unions in South Sumatra held a protest action opposing the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation.
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Pebriansyah Ariefana – Thousands of protesters opposing the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation who arrived from the south-west and east of Sidoarjo have begun to pack into the streets around the Waru Airport in the East Java (Jatim) provincial capital of Surabaya.
Surabaya – An action by thousands of workers and students from the East Java Movement Alliance Against the Omnibus Law (Getol) has urged President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to immediately cancel the deliberations on the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation.
Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD says that opposition to and negative views about the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation are because they have been “politically cooked up” (gorengan politik).
Yogyakarta – Hundreds of students from campuses in Yogyakarta and Magelang, Central Java, held a long march on Monday March 9 to Jl Gejayan just north of Yogyakarta city to hold a Gejayan Calling (#GejayanMemanggil) action against the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation.
Yogyakarta – On Monday March 9, hundreds of students from different campuses across the Central Java city of Yogyakarta began moving off towards Jl Gejayan just north of the city to hold a Gejayan Calling (#GejayanMemanggil) action against the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation.
Shinta Maharani, Yogyakarta – Police have examined posters and banners being prepared by activists prior to the commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD) in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta on Sunday March 8.
Jakarta – The commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD) in Jakarta on Sunday March 8 was marked by a long-march from the General Elections Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) building in Central Jakarta to the nearby Presidential Palace.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – A large number of protesters have began gathering in front of the General Elections Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) office on Jl MH Thamrin in Central Jakarta to take part in this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) rally.
Tiara Azzahra – On Sunday March 8 protesters held a long-march to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 which began in the Jl MH Thamrin area of Central Jakarta.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 protesters have voiced their opposition to the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation (RUU Cilaka).
Adrian Amurwonegoro, Denpasar – Scores of people from the Bali Gender Justice People’s Coalition (KRBAG), the majority of which were women, held a peaceful action at the Car Free Day Area in the Renon area of the Balinese capital of Denpasar on Sunday March 8.
Lugas Subarkah, Jogja – Continued cultural and systemic gender based oppression does not just befall women but other vulnerable groups as well.
Bagus F, Bandung – Coinciding with International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020, protesters from the Wanoja Ngalawan Assembly (KAWAN) held a protest action at the Gedung Sate building (the governor’s office) in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung on Sunday March 8.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Yogyakarta Independent Journalist Alliance (AJI) is urging that the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (RUU PKS) be ratified immediately.
Yogyakarta – Social organisations that are part of the United People’s Alliance (ARB) in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta plan to hold a Street Parliament Meeting to oppose the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation on March 9.
Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) recorded a 300 percent increase in reported cases of sexual violence against women in the cyber world. This is a significant increase from 97 cases reported in 2018 to 281 cases in 2019.
Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – Incest or sexual relations between blood relatives against girls is the most frequent form of sexual violence.
Devina Halim, Jakarta – The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) will soon return the investigation dossier on the Paniai incident in Papua to the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM).
Jayapura – On Tuesday March 3 the Balikpapan District Court rejected a demurer presented by seven Papuan political prisoners (tapol) who are defendants in a treason case currently being tried in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.