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

Nationwide General Strike for Three Days in a Row

Workers from various trade unions, trade union federation and or confederations, and workers organization set a deal for a nationwide general strike in industrial cities, in electric plants, which being supported as well by teachers and empowered by container trucks on 28, 29, and 30 October 2013. This is a brief review and information on … 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

Striking Workers in Bekasi Indonesia Being Shot By Cops

Thursday night, 26 September 2013, clash erupted in Bekasi, Indonesia. Thousands of workers from various factories in industrial area Bekasi held solidarity action to the struggle demanding workers’ right by Kalbe Farma Trade Union in Kalbe Farma Co. Nyoemarno, Central Officials of FSPMI (Indonesian Metal Workers Trade Union Federation) stated that negotiation team of trade … 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

Indonesian Workers are Preparing Second Nationwide General Strike

Preparation Committee for National Workers’ Movement Consolidation Press Release on 20 September 2013 For A 50% Rise in 2014 Minimum Wage!   Indonesian Workers are Preparing Second Nationwide General Strike Fight The Low Wage Regime   KSPI, KASBI, FSPMI, ASPEK Indonesia , FSP KEP, SP PAR Ref, SP PPMI, FSP Farkes Ref, FSP ISI, PGRI, … 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

Joint Statement from Indonesia “Solidarity for Egyptian”

Egypt is in continous turmoil and bloodshed Murders and sexual assaults towards Egyptian People is a conscious attempt by Egyptian Military to silence the growing people power in their never ending resistance caused by deteriorating economic condition eventhough the previous regime fall and the new regime rules. The dangerous and threatening circumstances where victims keep … Continue reading