Indonesian protestors wearing masks
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Indonesians protest over plan to abolish local votes

In the wake of the election of President Joko Widodo, many Indonesians were hopeful the country's democracy was proving its strength.

But on Wednesday, politicians in the House of Representatives are due to abolish local direct elections.

Alice Budisatrijo reports from Jakarta.

  • 24 Sep 2014
Go to next video: 'Tense standoff' at Indonesia court