Indonesia: Nationwide demonstrations and protests against rising petrol prices
Nationwide protests and demonstrations continue after the Indonesian government hiked petrol prices by 30%.
According to foreign media reports, after the announcement of an increase in petrol prices in Indonesia.
the protesters rioted by burning tires and blocked roads in several places.
According to foreign media reports, thousands of protesters in Indonesia have demanded the withdrawal of petrol price hikes.
during anti-government protests in several cities including the country’s capital Jakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, Kendari, H and Yogyakarta.
On the other hand, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said that he has announced a 30% increase in petrol prices under very difficult circumstances, he made this decision after there was no other option.
It should be noted that for many years in Indonesia, subsidies have been given on petrol prices by the government.