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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    Interactive: How does your country vote at the UN?

    Explore how your country voted on global issues since 1946, as the world gears up for the 74th UN General Assembly.

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.