Demonstrations against fuel price hike continue today, here's the list

Detik News – September 6, 2022
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Tim, Jakarta – Demonstrations opposing the recent fuel (BBM) price hike continued on Tuesday in several parts of the country, both in the Greater Jakarta area (Jabodetabek) as well as in other cities. The demonstrations were held by various different groups including students, workers and the general public.

Where then were the locations of the demonstrations against the fuel price hike today? See the information below:

Demonstrations in Jabodetabek

Several points in Jabodetabek were used as locations for demonstrations against the fuel price hike on Tuesday September 6. They were:

1. Jakarta

  • In front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Senayan, Central Jakarta
  • The Horse Statue in Central Jakarta (near the State Palace)
  • In front of the Pertamina state-owned oil and gas company offices in Central Jakarta

2. Bogor

  • In front of Presidential Palace in Bogor

3. Bekasi

  • In front of Bekasi Town Hall in Bekasi
  • In front of Bekasi regency government offices in Bekasi

4. Tangerang

  • Protesters took part in a demonstration in Jakarta with a police escort

Locations of demonstrations outside of Jabodetabek

Protest actions against the price hike were also held outside of Jabodetabek. The following is a list of regions where there were demonstrations compiled by on Tuesday.

1. In front of the Sidoarjo Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) offices in East Java

2. In front of the Jember DPRD building in East Java

3. In front of East Java provincial DPRD building in Surabaya

4. In front of Negara Grahadi (governor's office) building in Surabaya, East Java

5. In front of Jombang DPRD offices in East Java

6. In front of Sukabumi Town Hall and municipal DPRD in West Java

7. In Makassar, South Sulawesi

8. In front of Bone DPRD offices in South Sulawesi

9. In front of North Sulawesi DPRD offices

10. In front of Medan DPRD building in North Sumatra

11. In front of the West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) DPRD building

Three demands made in front of the DPR building

During the protest action in front of the DPR building, there were three demands presented to the government:

1. Reject the fuel price hike

2. Revoke the Omnibus Law on Job Creation

3. Asking that the 2023 minimum wage be increased by 10-13 percent


[Translated by James Balowski. The original title of the article was "Demo Tolak Kenaikan Harga BBM di Berbagai Daerah, Ini Daftarnya".]