Indonesians rally against cheap labour

Jakarta brought to a halt as more than two million workers go on strike to express frustration with government poicy.

    More than two million workers in Indonesia have gone on strike in one of the biggest demonstrations in years, bringing the capital, Jakarta, to a halt.

    They have taken to the streets to express their frustration with what they call the government’s cheap-labour policy.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Cikarang, West Java

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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