Demonstrators gather in front of police in Jakarta in ongoing protests against Indonesia’s new jobs creation law. Photo: Reuters Demonstrators gather in front of police in Jakarta in ongoing protests against Indonesia’s new jobs creation law. Photo: Reuters
Demonstrators gather in front of police in Jakarta in ongoing protests against Indonesia’s new jobs creation law. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law: hardline cleric enters fray as protests continue

  • Nationwide demonstrations against the new jobs law have raised concerns about coronavirus infections, with 145 of those arrested testing positive
  • Exiled cleric Habib Rizieq Shihab called for President Joko Widodo to be toppled, but security sources fear ‘unknown elements’ infiltrating the protests

Topic |   Indonesia
Demonstrators gather in front of police in Jakarta in ongoing protests against Indonesia’s new jobs creation law. Photo: Reuters Demonstrators gather in front of police in Jakarta in ongoing protests against Indonesia’s new jobs creation law. Photo: Reuters
Demonstrators gather in front of police in Jakarta in ongoing protests against Indonesia’s new jobs creation law. Photo: Reuters
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