Intelligence Attempts to Suppress Protests
Omnibus law protest coordinators allegedly approached by the police and intelligence agency. The Palace joined the lobbying.
AT around 8pm on Sunday, October 4, two intelligence officers visited the residence of Indonesian Metal Workers Federation (FSPMI) Central Office Secretary-General, Riden Hatam Aziz. After waiting for two hours, the two officers finally met with their host, who had just returned from work. “They said they wanted to visit,” said Riden when contacted on Friday, October 9.
According to Riden, his guests asked about the plan to protest a...