Statements and Press Releases

March 2012

Indonesia
Perempuan Mahardhika – March 4, 2012

In the home and in the streets, women are being raped. The government and the parliament are ignoring cases of rape and are complicit in sexual violence against women.

October 2011

Indonesia
Joint statement – October 20, 2011

PT Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of Freeport McMoran Cooper and Gold – of which 90.64 percent of the shares are owned by Freeport CEO James R. Moffet – is the largest mining company in the world.

September 2011

West Papua
Joint Statement – September 28, 2011

We fully support the strike by PT Freeport Indonesia workers for better wages and conditions.

August 2011

West Papua
Max Lane Online – August 4, 2011

[The following essay by Surya Anta was written in response to a series of questions, I emailed him yesterday, August 4, 2011 - Max Lane]

‘I am here to give solidarity, not as a provocateur’

West Papua
PPR – August 3, 2011

Surya Anta, a leading member of People’s Liberation Party (formerly KPRM-PRD), was arrested by the Metro Jaya regional police in Jakarta at 12noon on August 1.

May 2011

Malaysia
KPRM-PRD – May 16, 2011

Dear comrades,

Let us extend our very warm regards to your 13th congress. We hope this year’s congress will strengthen PSM’s struggle politically, organizationally and ideologically at national and international level.

November 2010

Indonesia
ARM – November 9, 2010

Starting from November 5 2010, the national SBY-Boediono government decided that the Merapi volcano eruption disaster would be led by the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).

Indonesia
FSPMI Solidarity Appeal – November 1, 2010

Zely Ariane – If there was an easier way to struggle for their rights, the workers from the PT. Kanefusa Indonesia Federation of Indonesian Metal Workers Union (FSPMI) would probably have tried it.

October 2010

Indonesia
Labour Solidarity Appeal – October 18, 2010

The newly-formed union SPK-PPBI (Security Workers Union, aligned with the United Movement of Labour Indonesia) is calling for solidarity from unions and individuals.

September 2010

Indonesia
Perempuan Mahardhika – September 28, 2010

The attacks by the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) against the two-week International Q! Film Festival which opened in Jakarta on September 24 is a violation of basic human rights and threatens democracy in Indonesia.

July 2010

Indonesia
Joint Statement – July 28, 2010
  • Oppose US intervention in Venezuela
  • Oppose US military bases in Columbia
  • Support the fight against US imperialism in Latin America

Over the eight years of Venezuela Bolivarian Revolution, it has never been free of intervention, harassment

June 2010

Indonesia
Joint Statement – June 3, 2010
  • Stop the slaughter of the Palestine people
  • Fight Zionism and Israel’s political apartheid
  • Justice and freedom for Palestine now!

Israel’s attack on a convey of six ships transporting humanitarian assistance for Gaza, the Freedom Flotilla,

May 2010

Indonesia
KPRM-PRD – May 21, 2010

Let us unite to overthrow the pro-imperialist government of SBY-Boediono and the rotten political elite. Replace them with a United Government of the Poor!

Indonesia
Perempuan Mahardhika – May 8, 2010
  • Disband the TNI’s territorial command
  • Liberate Indonesia from capitalism
  • Arrest and try Marsinah’s killers

Marsinah was a woman worker who was militant and courageous.

March 2010

Indonesia
Perempuan Mahardhika – March 24, 2010
  • Allow the ILGA conference in Surabaya to go ahead
  • Fight all forms of discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people
  • Recognise the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to obtain education, healthcare, gainful emp
Indonesia
Perempuan Mahardhika – March 8, 2010
  • Women must leave the home
  • Fight capitalism, struggle for prosperity and equality
  • Replace the SBY-Boediono capitalist government
  • Abandon the rotten political elite
  • Unite, for a united government of the poor

Women are not

January 2010

Indonesia
APSN – January 23, 2010

A new alliance or united front organization was formed in January in Indonesia to fight the current neo-liberal policies of the Indonesian government. Its leaflet calling for a January 28 protest action lists 17 organisations.

January 2009

Indonesia
PPRM – January 3, 2009

Zely Ariane – In July 2008, Barrack Obama, now the United State’s new president elect said: “If someone launches a rocket at my home while my two sons are sleeping, then I would make every effort to put an end to them, and I hope that the Israeli people would also do the same”

December 2008

Indonesia
PPRM – December 10, 2008

Oppose the 2009 elections of the political elite – an election of the human rights violators, capitalists, corruptors and opportunist!

Indonesia
LMND-PRM – December 6, 2008

[The following is a statement from (the temporary) National Collective of National Student League For Democracy-The Politics of The Poor (Liga Mahasiswa Nasional untuk Demokrasi-Politik Rakyat Miskin, LMND-PRM), Indonesia, about the capitalist crisis now and the solutions bein