Jakarta – Protesting workers from the Labour Party and the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) plan to hold a national strike in December if the demands at today's demonstration are not heeded by the government.
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Silvia Ng, Jakarta – Workers from the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) held a protest action near the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Thursday October 20.
They brought a number of demands ranging from calls for a reduction in the price of fuel (BBM) to revoking the Jobs Law (Ciptaker).
Jakarta – Protesters from labour organisations will hold follow up demonstrations centred on the State Palace in Central Jakarta on November 10 to protest last month's increase in fuel prices.
Retno Ayuningrum and Muhammad Isa Bustomi, Jakarta – Demonstrations opposing the recent fuel (BBM) price hike have again taken place in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building on Jalan Gatot Subroto in Central Jakarta this afternoon.
Bachtiar Rojab, Jakarta – A protest action against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike by the Alumni Brotherhood (PA) 212 and the People's Defenders National Movement (GNPR) has attracted quite a lot of attention because it included emak-emak (urban housewives) who brought household implements with them.
Jakarta – Hundreds of workers from the 1001 United Trade Union Alliance held a demonstration in the vicinity of the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Thursday September 22. The workers arrived at the Horse statue after holding a long-march from Puncak Pass in Bogor, West Java.
Gempita Surya – A national survey by the polling group Charta Politika has revealed that more than 65 percent of respondents disagree with the recent fuel (BBM) price hike.
Wahyu Ruslan, Makassar – A protest action against the recent fuel price hike by hundreds of students and workers in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar has ended in chaos. This occurred when the students waylaid a state-oil and gas company Pertamina tanker and a truck on Jalan Poros.
Bandung – Thousands of workers held a protest action against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike in front of the Gedung Sate building (governor's office) in the West Java (Jabar) provincial capital of Bandung on Wednesday September 21.
Jakarta – Metro Jaya regional police spokesperson Senior Commissioner Endra Zulpan says that protest actions against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike will be held by several different groups of protesters at a number of different points across Greater Jakarta (Jabodetabek) on Friday September 16.