Statements and Press Releases 2002

December 2002

PRD – December 4, 2002

We are of the view that Prime Minister Howard’s statement that [Australia] will carry out pre-emptive strikes against terrorist threats in South-East Asia is clearly an arrogant statement from an imperialist country which wishes to show its fangs to the poor people of South-East Asia.

October 2002

PRD – October 19, 2002

On October 12, the world was shocked by the explosion at the Sari Club on Legian road in Kuta, Bali. It is appropriate that we feel great sorrow and condemn the bombing which killed almost 200 people. The perpetrators of the bombing must be arrested and tried as quickly as possible.

PRD – October 17, 2002

The bombing in Legian, Bali, which killed 183 people and wounded hundreds of others has already impacted on a number of groups.