Statements and Press Releases 2010

November 2010

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).

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

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

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

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 and provocation by t

June 2010

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, in international wat

May 2010

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!

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

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 employment, to organise
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 just housewives.