APRN – Push People’s Alternatives to WTO

Draft Statement of the APRN Public Forum on the People’s Trade Agenda (December 4, 2013) Until today, the WTO remains as one of the most important mechanisms of the global monopoly capital in advancing neoliberal trade. After almost two decades since its establishment, the WTO’s legacy is the plunder of the world’s resources by rich … Continue reading

Indigenous Peoples Resisting Neo-Liberal Globalization

DECLARATION Indigenous Peoples:Resisting Globalization, Asserting Self-Determination We, the Indigenous Peoples of Mother Earth gathered here in Bali, Indonesia on 2-6 December 2013, organizing our own workshop and various events parallel to the World Trade Organization Ninth Ministerial Meeting (WTO MC9), hereby agreed to resist neoliberal globalization and assert our right to Self-Determination. As Indigenous Peoples … Continue reading

Indonesian Teachers Held Strike to Demand Government Concerns on Education

Teachers in Indonesia held teachers strike and joint prayers in each region to demand government’s concern towards national education condition on Saturday 5 October 2013, coincides with International Teacher’s Day. “The concrete number in Indonesia is still unclear today. We estimated that the teachers who will join the joint prayers and teachers strike are below … Continue reading

Towards Nationwide General Strike, Jakarta Workers Launch Regional Convoy

After declaring their stance on 30 September 2013, for nationwide general strike, the working class showed their seriousness. Wednesday, 2 October 2013, hundreds of workers in Jakarta held a regional convoy, spreading flyers on the plan for nationwide general strike. Since morning, hundreds of workers called Jakarta Workers on The Move (Buruh Jakarta Bergerak) have … Continue reading

Electricity Workers will Make Black Out General Strike in Central Java and Yogyakarta

Hundreds of outsourcing workers from State Electricity Enterprise (PLN) held protest in front of Central Java Local Assembly (DPRD) Tuesday afternoon, 1 October 2013. They claimed they will launch black out power strike in all central java province and Yogyakarta if workers demands are not fulfilled. Chairman of National Trade Union (SPN) PLN Outsourced Workers … Continue reading

Indonesian Student Union (SMI) Supports General Strike

At this moment workers are preparing national consolidation under “Preparation COmmittee for National Consolidation”. This movement made in order to win and to achieve 50% minimum wage rise and make sure the government will not implement casualization, contract system, and outsourcing. Yet, working under capitalist system will not put human as a complete human being. … Continue reading

Workers Movement National Consolidation – 30.9.2013

On the ground of workers’ interest to unite workers’ struggle to fight against low wage regime and to achieve 50% rise minimum wage rise, on 30 September 2013, workers’ representations from 18 regions and tens of federations gathered in Gedung Juang (The Struggle Building), Jakarta, Indonesia. Political orations spoken in consolidation emphasized that 50% minimum … Continue reading

Indonesia: On The Results of Workers Movement National Consolidation

On The Results of Workers Movement National Consolidation KSPI (Indonesian Trade Union Confederation) Press Release 30 September 2013 50 workers’ organization in national level and 100 workers’ organization in regional level from 100 regencies and or municipalities from 18 provinces today gathered to declare their unity in the struggle to achieve 50% rise in minimum … Continue reading

Thousands of Indonesian Workers Hold Protest in Front of Bandung Public High Court

Thousands of Indonesian Workers Hold Protest in Front of Bandung Public High Court KSPI (Indonesian Worker Union Confederacy) 25 September 2013 5.000 workers from KSPI, West Java, and All West Java Trade Union i.e.: Buruh Bekasi Bergerak (Bekasi Workers On The Move), Forum Buruh Depok (Depok Worker’s Forum), Forum Buruh Bogor Bersatu (United Bogor Workers … Continue reading

Three Thousands Bulukumba Peasants Occupy Loncum Ltd. Agricultural Plantation

More than 3.000 peasants from ten villages with their organisation, AGRA (Aliansi Gerakan Reforma Agraria – Alliance of Agrarian Reform Movement) Bulukumba, occupy Lonsum Ltd rubber agricultural plantation since 12th of August. The occupy is a struggle to reclaim peasants’ rights of lands which is being grabbed by Lonsum Ltd. since tens of years ago. … Continue reading