Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – The Student Alliance is asking that all nine forms of sexual violence still be included in the Draft Law on Sexual Violence Crimes (RUU TPKS), formally known as RUU PKS.
Students & Youth Activism
Jakarta – Protesting workers, students and civil society groups from the Labour Movement with the People (Gebrak) have begun moving off in the direction the the State Palace in Central Jakarta on Thursday October 28.
Wisma Putra, Bandung – Hundreds of students held a demonstration in front of the West Java Regional House of Representatives (DPRD) in Bandung on Thursday October 28 in which they highlighted President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo performance on education.
Isnaya Helmi, Jakarta – An alliance of worker and student groups held a demonstration near the Presidential Palace on Central Jakarta today, Thursday October 28.
Hermawan Mappiwali, Makassar – Protesting students, who have been demonstrating since earlier this afternoon, continued to hold their ground on Jalan Sultan Alauddin in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar into the evening. They have now commandeered several trucks and blockaded two stretches of road.
The disquiet which has been felt over the last two years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's second term in office, now accompanied by Vice President Maruf Amin, was conveyed by hundreds of students from the Bandung Student Revolutionary Axis (PRMB) on Wednesday October 20.
Jakarta – Students held demonstration in several cities around the country on Thursday to mark seven years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration. Widodo meanwhile chose to leave Jakarta to officiate the opening of a palm oil processing factory owned by the PT Jhonlin Group in South Kalimantan.
Jakarta – A demonstration organised by the All-Indonesia Student Executive Council (BEM SI) in the vicinity of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) building in South Jakarta on Monday September 27 was marred by scuffles between police and protesters after police prohibited students from approaching the KPK building.
A demonstration commemorating two years since the death of La Randi and Muhammad Yusuf Qardawi, students from the Kendari Halu Oleo University in Southeast Sulawesi, who were killed in 2016, has ended in a clash.
The Semarang State University (Unnes) Student Executive Council (BEM) has joined in criticising the administration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Ma'ruf Amin.