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15 Sep 2020 | 05:20 AM UTC

Indonesia: Protest march planned in Surabaya (East Java province) on September 15

Indonesia News Alert

Protest march planned in Surabaya (East Java province) on September 15; avoid all protests as precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/15/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/17/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jakarta). COUNTRY/REGION Surabaya, East Java

Event

A protest march is scheduled to take place in Surabaya (East Java Province) on Tuesday, September 15, from 07:00 (local time). The demonstration has been organized by unionized ride-hailing drivers of two mobile applications. Around one thousand demonstrators plan to gather at several locations throughout Surabaya including at the Transport Department, Communication and Information Department, East Java Regional Police Headquarters, Business Competition Supervisory Commission, East Java Provincial Council, East Java governor's office, and the headquarters of Gojek and Grab, before ending their action at the Grahadi State Building. The protesters intend to march along main roads within the center of the city. Further protests outside of Surabaya are also possible.

Associated business and transportation disruptions are to be anticipated in the vicinity of the protest, as well as a heightened security presence.

Advice

Those in East Java province are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, avoid all protests or demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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