Civil resistance can be a movement that drives major changes, one of which is to promote democratization and inclusion of marginalized or vulnerable groups. However, civil resistance does not necessarily have a massive impact or recognized to have succeeded in realizing political inclusion for minority groups. In this Commentaries, Ches Thurber and Titik Firawati analyze civil resistance and its impact on inclusivity in the history of the Indonesian nation, such as reviewing the results of the movement, the shortcomings in aspects of long-term struggle, and collaboration issues to achieve the goal.