Austerity & Privatisation

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July 2008

News/Indonesia – July 24, 2008

Ari Saputra, Jakarta – Rather than satisfying parents, the free downloading of school books from the internet appears instead to have resulted in around 50 housewives demonstrating at the Hotel Ind

June 2008

Tempo Interactive – June 5, 2008

Joniansyah, Tangerang – The increase in the price of fuel in late May has resulted in the collapse of thousands of small- and medium-scale enterprises (SME) in Tangerang regency.

News/Indonesia – June 1, 2008

Kurniawan Tri Yunanto, Jakarta – Nine days after fuel prices were increased by 28.7 percent, the public is again protesting the government’s decision.

myRMnews – June 1, 2008

Sugihono, Jakarta – At least 500 people from the National Liberation Front, an alliance that includes among others the Workers Challenge Alliance (ABM), the State Electricity Company Trade Union (S

Metro TV News – June 1, 2008

Jakarta – Around 200 workers demonstrated in front of the Jakarta World Bank offices on Sunday May 1.

Tempo Interactive – June 1, 2008

Sofian, Jakarta – Protest actions opposing the recent fuel price hike look set to continue.

May 2008

Metro TV News – May 29, 2008

Jakarta – Around 500 workers, children and housewives protested at the offices of the Coordinating Minister for People’s Welfare in Jakarta on Thursday May 29 against the recent fuel price hikes.

myRMnews – May 29, 2008

Sugihono, Jakarta – Apparently with the firm intention of supporting an action opposing the recent fuel price increases at the State Palace in Central Jakarta, Indonesian Democratic Party of Strugg

News/Indonesia – May 29, 2008

Didi Syafirdi, Jakarta – Beep...! Beep....! The sound of vehicles beeping at each other reverberated along Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat in Central Jakarta.

News/Indonesia – May 28, 2008

Anwar Khumaini, Jakarta – Student demonstrations against the recent fuel price increases are moving towards anarchic acts involving frequent clashes with police.