Public anger was trenchant. Fairly or unfairly, much of the ire has been directed at the president, who is due to be sworn in for his second term on October 20. Photo: Ceritalah Asean
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

On the front lines with Indonesia’s young protesters

  • Demonstrations were prompted by proposed amendments to the law governing Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission and to the country’s criminal code
  • Thousands of students protested outside Indonesia’s House of Representatives, reviving memories of the Reformasi period which led to the fall of President Suharto

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Public anger was trenchant. Fairly or unfairly, much of the ire has been directed at the president, who is due to be sworn in for his second term on October 20. Photo: Ceritalah Asean
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