Monday, November 19, 2012


A number of students in the name of "Indonesian Student Union" (SMI) rallied simultaneously in every city all over Indonesia. Their action relating to the International Students Day commemoration falls on this day, Saturday (17/11). 

In the speech, which echoed some of the demands of the demonstrators refused including capitalization and liberalization of education. Because, if education is thrown into the education market's like commodities and students-students are as costumers investors."We reject education as a commodity and made us reject capitalization and liberalization of education," shouted one protester as speech, in the roundabout in Central Jakarta.Monitoring PedomanNEWS field, students from several campuses such, BSI Ciledug, Unindra, BSI Cawang 45, UMT, Trisakti, and began to gather Unis roundabout at around. 14.00 pm.With a convoy of security forces, they gave speeches and handed out leaflets paper. It said customer, they say, because to be able to access the education they are required to buy educational services.Then, to extend education, they have to pay the fees and credits each semester. If not, a threat to drop out of school was in front of the eye."The higher education will be pursued, the more expensive the commodity education," they say.For that, they claim that the Government is to intervene. They urged the government to repeal the Act No.20 of 2003 on the Education, repeal Act 12 Year 2012 on Higher Education, Realizing Educational Fee 100% unconditionally."Give me the freedom of expression, opinion, association, and eliminate castenization and education and reject RSBI (Plan International School," he said.

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