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AJI calls for support for campaign against impunity

(AJI/IFEX) - 2 May 2012- The Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) calls on our colleagues from all nations to help us spread our campaign on World Press Freedom Day which will be commemorated on 3 May 2012 in Indonesia with the theme "Against Impunity - Put Killers of Journalists on Trial." The campaign will be aimed at requesting law enforcers in Indonesia to look into eight cases of journalists' killings committed since 1996.

Please express your support for the campaign by sending a letter to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Please find below a letter format that you may find it appropriate as a template.

Address the letter to:

Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
President of the Republic of Indonesia
Bina Graha, Jalan Veteran 17
Jakarta Pusat
+62 21-2314153

We are looking ahead to you or your institution to fax the letter on 3 May 2012 at any time suiting your local office hours. As a consideration, Indonesia has office hours of between 8 am and 4 pm (GMT +7). We are hoping that you can cc the letter to:

1. Chief of Indonesian Police +62 21 7220669
2. Indonesian Military Commander +62 21 8456805
3. Commission III of the House of Representatives +62 215715566
4. National Commission of Human Rights + 62 21 3925227
5. Indonesia Alliance of Independent Journalists +62 21 315 1261

Further details on the campaign of the 3 May commemoration day may be obtained through the following persons and institutions:
1. Chairman of AJI Indonesia, Eko Maryadi, +62 811 852 857
2. Secretary General of AJI Indonesia, Suwarjono, +62 818 758 624
3. AJI Indonesia Coordinator of Advocacy Division, Aryo Wisanggeni G, +62 811 840 1447
4. Member of AJI Indonesia Advocacy Division, Iman D Nugroho +62 816 544 3718
5. AJI Indonesia's office, Jl. Kembang Raya No 6, Kwitang, Senen, Central Jakarta, 10420, Indonesia, ph +62 21 315 1214, fax +62 21 315 1261

Jakarta 2 May 2012
Eko Maryadi
Aryo Wisanggeni
Chairman of AJI Indonesia
Coordinator of AJI Indonesia Advocacy Division

Download the letter template:
Indonesia_AJI_letter_format.doc (83 KB)

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