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May 2024

Rakyat Merdeka – May 10, 2024

Susilo Yekti – The increase in Single Tuition Fees (UKT) at a number of state universities (PTN) has and triggered a wave of protests by students and attracted attention from many parties who say that the increase is not pro-education.

Siaran Bali – May 2, 2024

Jakarta – The commemoration of the National Education Day (Hardiknas) this year was marked by a number of demonstrations by students and social organisations (ormas) in different parts of the country.

CNN Indonesia – May 2, 2024

Makassar – Police have broken up a demonstration by students commemorating National Education Day (Hardiknas) in front of the Alauddin State Islamic University (UIN) and Muhammadiyah University Makassar (Unismuh) campuses in Makassar, South Sulawesi. Dozens of students were arrested at the two locations.

June 2023

News/Indonesia – June 13, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Muhammad Isnur says that the drafting of the Draft Law on Healthcare (RUU Kesehatan) is almost the same as the Omnibus Law on Job Creation (C

May 2023

CNN Indonesia – May 8, 2023

Jakarta – Thousand of healthcare workers comprising doctors, nurses and midwives demonstrated in Jakarta on Monday May 8 against the Draft Healthcare Law (RUU Kesehatan).

The demonstrators, who had been gathering since 7.35 am, centred the action on the Horse Statue in Central Jakarta.

News/Indonesia – May 2, 2023

Makassar (Antara) – Police arrested seven students during a demonstration commemorating National Education Day (Hardiknas) in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar on Tuesday May 2.

February 2023

News/Indonesia – February 8, 2023

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Legislative Body (Baleg) has agreed that the Draft Omnibus Law on Healthcare be taken to a plenary meeting to be approved as a DPR initiative.

November 2022

News/Indonesia – November 5, 2022

Fika Nurul Ulya, Jakarta – Global health security researcher Dicky Budiman says that the government has been too neglectful about Covid-19 mutations which continue to occur.

This has resulted in new Covid-19 cases rising to 5,000 cases per day since the Omicron XXB sub-variant entered Indonesia.

October 2022

CNN Indonesia – October 28, 2022

Jakarta – Scores of workers held a protest action in front of the Health Ministry offices in Kuningan, South Jakarta, on Friday October 28. They began the demonstration at 10.30 am by giving speeches.

News/Indonesia – October 25, 2022

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) says that the cases of acute kidney failure in children are because of weak supervision by the government over the distribution of medicines.