Indonesian President Joko Widodo pictured in October. Photo: APIndonesian President Joko Widodo pictured in October. Photo: AP
Indonesian President Joko Widodo pictured in October. Photo: AP

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Why are Indonesians protesting the Omnibus Law if Jokowi says it will boost jobs and investments?

  • President Joko Widodo’s administration is proposing a new bill as part of economic reforms to simplify regulations and encourage investment
  • Celebrities and influencers have been promoting the bill but thousands are protesting against it, citing human rights and environmental concerns

Topic |   Indonesia
Indonesian President Joko Widodo pictured in October. Photo: APIndonesian President Joko Widodo pictured in October. Photo: AP
Indonesian President Joko Widodo pictured in October. Photo: AP
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