Anger on campus: Behind the student protests that have rocked Indonesia

University students and members of Indonesian labour organisations take part in a protest over human rights, corruption and social and environmental issues in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 28, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

JAKARTA (Reuters) – He was once a boy scout and member of a patriotic flag-raising team in high school. But with student protests sweeping Jakarta and other cities in recent months in some of the worst civil unrest to hit Indonesia in decades, Manik Marganamahendra has emerged as an anti-establishment icon. “Today we stand on […]

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