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November 2014

Solidarity Net – November 28, 2014

Adela Eka Putra Marza – After expressing their disagreement several days ago over the setting of the Jakarta minimum provincial wage (UMP) for 2015, which has declined relative to the value of the

October 2014

Solidaritas.net – October 15, 2014

Sherr Rinn – Around two hundred workers from the Solidarity Alliance for Labour Struggle (GSPB) held an action opposing the recently enacted law on regional elections (UU Pilkada) at the offices of

Solidarity Net – October 9, 2014

Jakarta – The Draft Law on Regional Elections (RUU Pilkada), which abolishes the direct election of regional heads and was successfully enacted into law (UU Pilkada) by the parties backing Prabowo

Satu Harapan – October 8, 2014

Kartika Virgianti, Jakarta – One hundred and thirty-two civil society and non-government organisations (NGOs) have expressed their concern over Indonesian democracy which will soon return to the er

Kompas – October 4, 2014

Kid: This is a republic of the people, by the people, for...

Tempo.co – October 2, 2014

Anang Zakaria, Yogyakarta – Ten non-government organisations (NGOs) and student groups in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta are demanding the annulment of the recently enacted law on regional ele

Kompas – October 1, 2014

Regional elections 2005-2014, indirect regional elections

September 2014

Tempo.co – September 29, 2014

Tri Susanto Setiawan, Febriana Firdaus, Prihandoko, Jakarta – After abolishing the direct election of regional heads by the people, Prabowo Subianto’s Red and White Coalition has initiated a discou

Solo Post – September 29, 2014

Solo – A document detailing the division of parliamentary leadership positions allegedly agreed to by members of Prabowo Subianto’s Red and White coalition and the Democrat Party has been circulati

Tempo.co – September 26, 2014

Muhammad Muhyiddin, Jakarta – The walkout by 129 members of the Democratic Party faction just prior to the House of Representatives (DPR) vote on the Draft Law on Regional Elections (RUU Pilkada),