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20 Jan 2020 | 03:21 AM UTC

Indonesia: Protest reported in Jakarta, January 20

Protest reported outside Parliament in Jakarta, January 20; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions likely

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Event

Thousands of protesters have gathered in front of the Parliament building in Jakarta on Monday, January 20, to denounce the so-called "Omnibus" bill, which aims to include changes to labour laws. Further related protests are likely in the coming days in Jakarta and other urban centers. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be anticipated around any demonstration site.

Advice

Individuals in Jakarta are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, and expect transportation disruptions.