News

March 2020

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 10, 2020

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).

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 9, 2020

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.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 9, 2020

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.

Indonesia
Tempo – March 8, 2020

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.

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 8, 2020

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.

Indonesia
Tempo – March 8, 2020

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.

Indonesia
Detik News – March 8, 2020

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.

Indonesia
Tempo – March 8, 2020

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).

Indonesia
Tribune Bali – March 8, 2020

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.

Indonesia
Harian Jogja – March 8, 2020

Lugas Subarkah, Jogja – Continued cultural and systemic gender based oppression does not just befall women but other vulnerable groups as well.