Muslim protesters march against Indonesia's new labor law

Source: Associated Press - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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94% Liberal


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93% "Protesters chanted God is Great and We stand with workers near the blocked roads.""
86% "The Job Creation Law approved by Parliament last week is expected to substantially change Indonesia's labor system and natural resources management.""
81% "JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Thousands of conservative Muslims marched in Indonesia's capital on Tuesday demanding that the government revoke a new law they say ..."
80% "Protest organizer Shobri Lubis told the crowd, including members of the Islamic Defenders Front vigilante group, that they support workers and students in fighting ..."
75% "It's undeniable that the Job Creation Law is more intended for foreign economic domination in Indonesia and not to side with local workers, he ..."
65% "The protests spread and turned violent in some cities across the world's most populous Muslim nation, but calm had largely returned to Jakarta over ..."
57% "Waving black flags bearing the Islamic declaration of faith, several thousand demonstrators, many wearing white Islamic robes, filled a major thoroughfare.""
-57% "Tuesday's protest was organized by a conservative Muslim alliance that held mass protests in 2016 against Jakarta's ethnic Chinese Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, ..."
-66% "It amended 79 previous laws and is intended to improve bureaucratic efficiency as part of efforts by President Joko Widodo's administration to attract more ..."
-68% "Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, is eagerly courting foreign investment as a key driver of economic growth in a nation where nearly half the ..."

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6% : Authorities blocked streets leading to the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, where clashes between riot police and rock-throwing demonstrators, including workers and students, broke out last Thursday.
93% : Protesters chanted "God is Great" and "We stand with workers" near the blocked roads.
86% : The Job Creation Law approved by Parliament last week is expected to substantially change Indonesia's labor system and natural resources management.
81% : JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Thousands of conservative Muslims marched in Indonesia's capital on Tuesday demanding that the government revoke a new law they say will cripple labor rights.
80% : Protest organizer Shobri Lubis told the crowd, including members of the Islamic Defenders Front vigilante group, that they support workers and students in fighting for the rejection of the law.
75% : "It's undeniable that the Job Creation Law is more intended for foreign economic domination in Indonesia and not to side with local workers," he said.
65% : The protests spread and turned violent in some cities across the world's most populous Muslim nation, but calm had largely returned to Jakarta over the past four days.
57% : Waving black flags bearing the Islamic declaration of faith, several thousand demonstrators, many wearing white Islamic robes, filled a major thoroughfare.
43% : Tuesday's protest was organized by a conservative Muslim alliance that held mass protests in 2016 against Jakarta's ethnic Chinese Christian governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, that led to him being imprisoned for blasphemy.
34% : It amended 79 previous laws and is intended to improve bureaucratic efficiency as part of efforts by President Joko Widodo's administration to attract more investment to the country.
32% : Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, is eagerly courting foreign investment as a key driver of economic growth in a nation where nearly half the population of 270 million is younger than 30.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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