Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed into law a bill critics say will curtail the powers of the Corruption Eradication Commission. Photo: Reuters
Johannes Nugroho
Opinion

Opinion

Johannes Nugroho

Jokowi is not a real reformer – just ask Indonesian students

  • Thousands of students have taken to the streets to protest against changes to the country’s laws, clashing with police in scenes reminiscent of the unrest rocking Hong Kong
  • The protests show the complexity of the Indonesian electorate’s expectations, which go beyond bread-and-butter issues and economic development

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed into law a bill critics say will curtail the powers of the Corruption Eradication Commission. Photo: Reuters
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