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Four protest actions to add to enliven Jakarta’s today

Detik.com - January 29, 2009

Laurencius Simanjuntak, Jakarta – Protest actions continue to enliven the main roads of Jakarta. Today, Thursday January 29, four demonstrations will contribute to the hustle and bustle of the capital.

Based on information from the Metro Jaya regional police Traffic Management Centre (TMC), the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) will be organising simultaneous actions at two different locations.

The first action will take place at the Environment Ministry on Jl. DI Panjaitan in East Jakarta at 10am. The second action will take place at the office of PT Semen Gresik on Jl. Rasuna Said in South Jakarta.

Following on from this, between 10.45am and 1.15am, the group Friends of Falun Gong Indonesia will hold a demonstration at the Chinese Embassy in the Mega Kuningan area of South Jakarta.

Finally, the South Jakarta branch of the Association of Islamic Students (HMI) will hold an action at the South Jakarta mayor’s office on Jl. Prapanca at around 11.00am.

[Translated by James Balowski.]

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