Bobby Constantine Koloway (Surya.co.id), Surabaya – Thousands of workers from a number of different trade unions in East Java (Jatim) held a protest action in front of the governor's office in the provincial capital of Surabaya on Monday May 1.
Padang – Protesters from the Labour Party went to the North Sumatra governor's office and the North Sumatra Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) on Monday May 1 to commemorate International Labour Day (May Day).
Ridwan Abdul Malik, Bandung – The Greater Bandung Labour Alliance (ABBR) held a demonstration commemorating International Labour Day or May Day which fell on Monday May 1.
Although this year's commemorations were centred on Jakarta, a number of workers still held protest actions in the West Java capital of Bandung, one of which was held at the Kusumaatmadja Flyover.
Makassar – A demonstration commemorating International Labour Day on May 1 by a group of Papuan students from the Democratic Struggle Alliance has been broken up by police. Five people were arrested because they were suspected of being provocateurs.
Ali Mustofa, Denpasar – An International Labour Day demonstration in the Balinese provincial capital of Denpasar, which fell on Monday May 1, ended in chaos after a clash between Papuan students and several social organisations.
Ja'far Abdul Azis, Kilas Klaten, Yogyakarta – Hundreds of workers in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta took to the streets on Monday May 1 to hold a long-march from the Pal Putih Monument to the zero kilometre point in the centre of the city.
Jakarta – May Day protesters have cancelled demonstrations in front of the State Palace and the Constitutional Court (MK) after failing to receive permission from police. The action on Monday May 1 was instead held at in the Horse Statue area of Central Jakarta.
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition for Security Sector Reform is urging the TNI (Indonesian military) to cancel a decision to raise the operational status in conflict-prone Papua to combat ready (siaga tempur).
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) Deputy Coordinator for Advocacy Tioria Pretty says that nationalist policies will not resolve the structural problems in Papua.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) research and mobilisation division head Rozy Brilian says that the Indonesian government always refuses to hold a dialogue with Papuan armed criminal groups (KKB).
Titis Anis Fauziyah, Semarang – Hundreds of students taking part in a protest action against the Job Creation Law (Cipta Kerja) broke down two gates at the Central Java governor's office in the provincial capital of Semarang on Thursday April 13.
Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) believes that the implementation of the Sexual Violence Crimes Law (TPKS) is still being hindered by religious-political content in the revisions to the Criminal Code (KUHP).
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has released its 2022 annual report which notes that democracy in the era of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has suffered a regression.
This was one of the findings in Komnas HAM's 2022 Annual Report that was released on Wednesday April 12.
Jakarta – The Indonesian Infrastructure and Development Monitoring Coalition (KPPII) says that there was intimidation by security personnel against local residents in the Mandalika MotoGP project in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB).
Jakarta – Hundreds of students from various campuses in the provincial capital of Surabaya held a protest action at the East Java (Jatim) Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) on Wednesday April 12.
Jakarta – Several former Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) leaders along with anti-graft activists held a protest action on Monday April 10 calling for the removal of Firli Bahuri from his position as KPK chairperson.
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia is urging the police to release 76 Papuan activists that were arrested for distributing leaflets calling for the release of Victor Yeimo, who is currently on trial for treason.
Jakarta – The results of Setara Institute for Peace and Democracy research reveal that the city of Cilegon in Banten province occupies the 94th position or the lowest ranking in the 2022 City Tolerance Index with a score of 3.227. First place or the most tolerant city was secured by Singkawang, West Kalimantan, with a score of 6.583.
Makassar – A demonstration by Papuan students commemorating 56 years of PT Freeport Indonesia in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar on April 7 was broken up by the Indonesian Muslim Brigade (BMI) and a biker gang as the protesters were marching towards the Mandala Monument.
Adhyasta Dirgantara, Jakarta – Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) Advisory Board Chairperson Badaruddin Andi Picunang says that his party has "acquired" the Berkarya Party (Working Party) regional leadership board (DPW) offices in Jakarta.