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Thugs and Covid Protocols in Jakarta

by Zaki Arrobi. (First published on the Corona Governance in Urban Margins website, 20th October, 2020) As Covid-19 cases continue to climb across Indonesia, Jakarta and some other local administrations have reimplemented “large scale social restrictions” (PSBB) in an attempt to control viral spread. Jakarta moved to “transitional” PSBB on the 12th of October 2020,…

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Jakarta in a time of a Pandemic

*First published here Inside Indonesia More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus is still having unforeseen impacts Indonesia has followed a common trajectory to many nations. From underplaying the presence or impact of the virus in the early days, implementing a ‘lockdown’ of sorts (in Indonesia known as Large-Scale Social Restrictions, Pembatasan…

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