Student protesters make 7 demands to Jokowi

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A student held a poster outlining their seven demands to President Joko Widodo. (IO/Aslam Iqbal)

Jakarta, IO – Protesters from the National Association of University Student Executive Bodies (BEM SI) held a demonstration around the Horse Statue monument, Central Jakarta and the parliament compound in Senayan on Thursday (22/4/2022). They urged President Joko Widodo to meet their seven demands.

They demand the president to take firm action against “constitutional criminals” and reject the presidential term extension idea, lower the price of basic necessities and take action to stop repressive actions against civil society.

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In addition, they demanded that the government realize free education, ratify pro-people bills and realize genuine land reform.

Finally, they call on President Jokowi to take firm action against the perpetrators of human rights violations. (IO/Aslam Iqbal)