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Volatile protests in Indonesia over polarizing jobs law

Demonstrators throw stones during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Demonstrators throw stones during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Demonstrators throw stones during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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Riot police officers fire tear gas following a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Riot police officers fire tear gas following a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Riot police officers fire tear gas following a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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A demonstrator shouts during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator shouts during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator shouts during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Police officers protect themselves with their shields during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Police officers protect themselves with their shields during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Police officers protect themselves with their shields during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A demonstrator holds a tear gas canister to be thrown back to police during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator holds a tear gas canister to be thrown back to police during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator holds a tear gas canister to be thrown back to police during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Indonesian Islamic groups with a reputation for mass mobilization protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Indonesian Islamic groups with a reputation for mass mobilization protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Indonesian Islamic groups with a reputation for mass mobilization protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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A demonstrator holds a stick during clashes with riot police officers following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator holds a stick during clashes with riot police officers following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator holds a stick during clashes with riot police officers following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A demonstrator holds a flag during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator holds a flag during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator holds a flag during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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People protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

People protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

People protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Demonstrators stand amidst tear gas during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Demonstrators stand amidst tear gas during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Demonstrators stand amidst tear gas during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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View of clashes between demonstrators and police officers following a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

View of clashes between demonstrators and police officers following a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

View of clashes between demonstrators and police officers following a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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Demonstrators throw stones during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Demonstrators throw stones during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Demonstrators throw stones during a protest against the government's labor reforms bill in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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Demonstrators try to damage the barbwire barricades during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Demonstrators try to damage the barbwire barricades during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Demonstrators try to damage the barbwire barricades during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A man wearing a spider-man costume walks on the main road to join a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A man wearing a spider-man costume walks on the main road to join a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A man wearing a spider-man costume walks on the main road to join a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A demonstrator helps to push a food-street vendor's cart during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator helps to push a food-street vendor's cart during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator helps to push a food-street vendor's cart during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A demonstrator kicks a tear gas canister during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator kicks a tear gas canister during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A demonstrator kicks a tear gas canister during a clash between demonstrators and police following a protest against the new so-called omnibus law, in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A member of an Indonesian Islamist group wearing a protective face mask stands near a barbwire during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law near the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A member of an Indonesian Islamist group wearing a protective face mask stands near a barbwire during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law near the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A member of an Indonesian Islamist group wearing a protective face mask stands near a barbwire during a protest against the new so-called omnibus law near the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 13. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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