Statements and Press Releases

February 2019

SV Statement – February 12, 2019
  • No to a coup, American intervention and military invasion
  • Let the Venezuelan people overcome the crisis in a democratic and peaceful manner

Imperialist America is again attacking Venezuela after earlier enacting sanctions and an economic blockade as well as financially

May 2018

KOMITMEN – May 1, 2018

20 years of reformasi: A reminder of the need to win what has yet to be achieved by reformasi – freedom, equality and prosperity.

Long live the workers! Long live the people!

SEDAR – May 1, 2018

[The following is a translation of a leaflet distributed by the Populist Democratic Trade Union (SEDAR) on May Day 2018.]

Today, we will again take to the streets and join the momentum of International Labour Day or May Day 2018.

April 2018

Arah Juang – April 29, 2018

On April 19-20, representatives from some 42 organisations gathered in Jakarta to take part in the People’s Movement Conference (KGR).

March 2018

PPR – March 25, 2018

The People’s Liberation Party (PPR), a political organisation fighting for socialism in 21st century, calls for the release of environmental activist Muhammad Hisbun Payu and three others who arrested by police on March 4.

Joint Statement – March 8, 2018

Viva democracy and equality!

March 8, 2018, is exactly 118 years since the Women’s Conference in Denmark which set March 8 as International Women’s Day (IWD).

July 2017

Legal Aid Foundation – July 12, 2017

The following is a joint statement by the Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) and 15 Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) offices across Indonesia on the recently enacted Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) Number 2/2017 on Social Organisations.

May 2013

May Day Action Committee – May 1, 2013

[The following is a joint statement by the Yogyakarta Working People’s Association-Political Organisation Congress (KPO-PRP), the Politics of the People (PR) and the People’s Liberation Party (

June 2012

Joint Labour Secretariat – June 15, 2012

Friends and comrades, all the people of Indonesia, are you aware of the escalating violence that has been taking place in West Papua over the last few days. Terror, violence and intimidation have become the daily face of life for the Papuan people.

May 2012

Joint Labour Secretariat – May 2, 2012

Today, May 1, coinciding with the commemoration of International Labour Day, the Greater Jakarta Joint Labour Secretariat (Sekber Buruh) again took to the streets.