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Protest against APEC by Gerak Lawan in Indonesia

The Indonesian civil society movement coalition called Gerak Lawan pressured the Indonesian government under President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to save the country’s economy by not binding under APEC. A protest was held Monday, 7 October 2013 in front of Ministry of Finance as a symbol of the struggle against the liberalization agenda in Indonesia.

The APEC meeting in Bali on 7-8 October also has on its agenda the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.