Makassar – A demonstration by the Makassar State University (UNM) Student Alliance demanding a resolution to cases of past human rights violations in Indonesia has ended in a clash with police. Three protesters were also arrested at the rally on Tuesday September 12.
Students & Youth Activism
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.
They were arrested because they blockaded Jalan Sultan Alauddin and continued the demonstrating past the allowed time limit.
Nanda Perdana Putra, Jakarta – The Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) has received a report that police violently broke up an action by hundreds of student protesters opposing the Job Creation Law (Cipta Kerja) in front of the Lampung Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) in South Sumatra.
Jakarta – University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) Chairperson Melki Sedek Huang says that State Secretary Ministry Special Staffer Faldo Maldini is trying to divert the main issue away from public criticism of the enactment into law of the government regulation in lieu (
Jakarta – The University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) has uploaded an animation meme depicting House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani with the body of a rat emerging from the DPR building as a form of criticism over the House's move to ratify the government's regulation in lieu
Goklas Wisely, Medan – Scores of students in Medan city descended upon the North Sumatra (Sumut) Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) on Thursday January 26 to protest the Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) that was issued last year to replace the Omnibus Law on Job Creation.
Dwi Bowo Raharjo – Scores of protesters from a number of different universities that are part of the All Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI) Alliance held a symbolic action on Tuesday to oppose to the enactment of the new Criminal Code (KUHP) on December 6.
Reza Agustian, Jakarta – Protesters from the All Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI) Alliance came to the Arjuna Wijaya or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Friday October 28 to hold a protest action.
Jakarta – The University of Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM UI) has criticised President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin for the lack of achievements over the last three years of their leadership.
Jakarta – Demonstrators from an alliance of student groups begun arriving at the Horse Statue in Central on Friday September 30 where they gave speeches on the road after refusing to use the location provided by the police.
The protesters arrived at around 3.30 pm and began giving speeches in the middle of the three-way intersection in front of the Horse Statue.