News

May 2024

Indonesia
Tempo – May 1, 2024

Muhammad Rafi Azhari, Jakarta – The Greater Bandung Labor Alliance (ABBR) held a demonstration to articulate their struggle on International Labour Day or May Day at the Cikapayang Dago Park in the West Java capital of Bandung.

Aceh
Dialeksis – May 1, 2024

Naufal Habibi, Banda Aceh – Scores of protesters from the Aceh Workers Alliance (ABA) gave speeches at the Simpang Lima traffic circle in the Achenese provincial capital of Banda Aceh on Wednesday May 1.

Indonesia
Wacana – May 1, 2024

Rachel Caroline L. Toruan, Medan – Hundreds of protesters from labour groups held a demonstration to commemorate International Labour Day at the North Sumatra Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) building. This was confirmed by action coordinator Tony Rickson Silalahi on Wednesday May 1.

Indonesia
Tempo – May 1, 2024

Sultan Abdurrahman, Jakarta – A number of workers and online motorcycle taxi drivers (ojol) commemorated International Labour Day in front of the United States Embassy on Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan in Central Jakarta on May 1.

Indonesia
Detik News – May 1, 2024

Jakarta – Commemorations of May Day or International Labour Day have taken place in a number of parts of Jakarta, although the main location for the protests centred on the Horse Statue near the National Monument (Monas).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 1, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) believes that the 10 years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration has had a negative impact on workers' welfare.

Indonesia
Viva – May 1, 2024

Dedy Priatmojo, Bali – Commemorating International Labour Day, which falls every May 1, hundreds of protesters from the Balinese People's Struggle Alliance held a peaceful action in front of the Bali Governor's office with the theme "Sustainable tourism sustainable work".

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 1, 2024

Makassar – A protest action commemorating International Labour Day or May Day in Makassar, the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, became heated when police tried to seize a mask with a picture of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on it that was being used by the demonstrators.

Indonesia
Detik – May 1, 2024

Rizky Adha Mahendra, Jakarta – Protesters at an International Labor Day or May Day action near the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta set fire to two giant posters that had earlier been displayed during the demonstration.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – May 1, 2024

Semarang – The Nusantara Trade Union Confederation (KSPN) alluded to former Central Java governor and presidential candidate Ganjar Pranowo and acting Central Java Governor Nana Sudjana during a demonstration commemorating International Labour Day.

April 2024

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 30, 2024

Jakarta – Workers from the Labor Movement with the People (GEBRAK) will hold a demonstration to commemorate International Labor Day (May Day) on Wednesday May 1.

West Papua
Kompas.com – April 30, 2024

Icha Rastika, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Executive Director Usman Hamid is of the view that the change in the nomenclature used for Armed Criminal Groups (KKB) in Papua to the Free Papua Organization (

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 29, 2024

Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – As many as 50,000 workers from Jakarta and the satellite cities of Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabodetabek) will commemorate "May Day" or International Labor Day near the State Palace in Central Jakarta on Wednesday May 1.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 26, 2024

Novianti Setuningsih, Jakarta – Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) researcher Lucius Karus says that the regeneration by the political parties is just a camouflage because it is done for the sake of creating political

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 26, 2024

Fitria Chusna Farisa, Jakarta – The findings of a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) shows that the number of female legislative candidates (candidates) who have the potential to qualify as members of the national House of Representatives (DPR) in the

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 25, 2024

Jakarta – The Indonesian Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) has rejected revisions to the Broadcasting Law because they believe they threaten press freedom.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – April 24, 2024

Yogyakarta – Scores of people from an alliance of several civil society groups held a protest action in front of the General Elections Commission (KPU) offices in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta on Wednesday April 24.

Indonesia
Era.id – April 23, 2024

The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) believes that the Constitutional Court has failed to safeguard the sovereignty of the people and the Indonesian Constitution.

Indonesia
Ayo Bandung – April 23, 2024

Arif Budianto – Workers in West Java have confirmed that they will still hold demonstrations in Bandung to commemorate International Labour Day or May Day on May 1.

Indonesia
Kompas.com – April 19, 2024

Abdul Haris Maulana, Jakarta – Supporters of the winning presidential and vice presidential ticket number 2, Prabowo Subianto and Gibran Rakabuming Raka, also held an action in the Horse Statue area of Gambir, Central Jakarta, on Friday April 19.