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Indonesia protests intensify over contentious omnibus bill

Police and protesters clash in Jakarta on third day of demonstrations

Demonstrators clash with police in Jakarta on Oct. 8 over the government's proposed labor reforms in a controversial "jobs creation" bill.   © Reuters

JAKARTA -- Police and protesters clashed in Jakarta on Thursday on the third day of demonstrations across Indonesia against a "job creation" omnibus bill that critics say will hurt workers and the environment.

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