A young protester is detained by police officers in Medan on October 8, 2020. Photo: Tonggo Simangunsong A young protester is detained by police officers in Medan on October 8, 2020. Photo: Tonggo Simangunsong
A young protester is detained by police officers in Medan on October 8, 2020. Photo: Tonggo Simangunsong

Indonesia’s unpopular Omnibus Law ‘trying to kill us slowly’, protester says

  • Thousands have been arrested in violent protests against the new Job Creation Law, with the use of force by the police and military criticised
  • President Joko Widodo said demonstrators were being driven by disinformation and social media hoaxes, amid calls for a Constitutional Court review

Topic |   Indonesia
A young protester is detained by police officers in Medan on October 8, 2020. Photo: Tonggo Simangunsong A young protester is detained by police officers in Medan on October 8, 2020. Photo: Tonggo Simangunsong
A young protester is detained by police officers in Medan on October 8, 2020. Photo: Tonggo Simangunsong
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