News Alerts

08 Oct 2020 | 02:27 AM UTC

Indonesia: Nationwide protests scheduled for October 8

Indonesia News Alert

Nationwide protests over the Omnibus bill scheduled for October 8; avoid all protests as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/8/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/9/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jakarta). COUNTRY/REGION Indonesia, Jakarta, East Java, Yogyakarta

Read all related news alert(s):

Event

Nationwide protests are scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 8, throughout urban centers in Indonesia over the 'Omnibus' bill. The demonstrations have been called for by both trade unions and students and are being held in protest over the Omnibus bill, which seeks to revise the labor law. One of the demonstrations is scheduled to be held outside Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, while similar protests are expected in Surabaya (East Java province), and Yogyakarta (Special Region of Yogyakarta), as well as in other urban centers nationwide. Thousands are expected to attend the protests nationwide.

A heightened security presence and localized disruptions are possible in the vicinity of all demonstrations.  

Advice

Those in Indonesia are advised to monitor the situation, avoid demonstrations and political gatherings, and heed any instructions issued by local authorities

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news