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The palace gathered a number of public figures to help temper the student movement triggered by the Corruption Eradication Commission law revision and the plan to legislate problematic bills. President Jokowi is considering issuing a government regulation in lieu of law, but the plan is met with resistance from pro-government parties.
Student protesters rejected the agenda to oust President Jokowi. During demonstrations, they created a human barricade to protect against provocateurs.
THE legislation of the revised KPK Law and the plan to legislate a number of problematic bills triggered a wave of student protests in various cities. After a demonstration on September 19 in front of the parliament building in Jakarta, students in other cities joined the protests in the days that followed.
The police say the student protests were infiltrated. The Indonesian Military (TNI) was asked to secure the protests.
President Joko Widodo: