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Demonstration outside Indonesian Embassy Today

Demonstration outside Indonesian Embassy Today

There will be a demonstration on the 19th of May against the brutal occupation of Acheh by the Indonesian army. It will be on the corner of Glen Road and Upland Road between 4:00PM-5:30PM. During this time there will be a mock Indonesian military checkpoint set up.

At 5:30PM the protest will move to outside the Indonesian Embassy in Glen Road where a member of the Achehnese community will read out names of civilians who have disappeared or been murdered by the Indonesian Army over the last year.

“The change from martial law in Acheh to a civil emergency is a cruel joke. There appears to be no real will to return to the peace talks that the Indonesian government rejected last year, or to remove the thousands of troops that have committed gross breaches of human rights, or to allow substantially more access to aid and human rights groups” said John Anderson, member of the Acheh Support Group

for more info phone 04 971 6695 or email asg@eclectic.org.nz

“The people of Acheh have the same right to determine their own future as the people of East Timor”

ENDS


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