share this article bookmark article share on facebook share on twitter share on Linkedin share on whatsapp share on email Share this article Whatsapp Facebook Twitter Linkedin Share Marchio Irfan Gorbiano PREMIUM Jakarta ● Fri, December 11, 2020 For more than one decade since Jan. 18, 2007, Maria Catarina Sumarsih and a crowd of people have stood across the Presidential Palace every Thursday with umbrellas in hand, demanding the government to bring closure to past human rights abuses. Known as Kamisan, the silent protest has become a beacon of the enduring plight of activists and human rights abuse victims' relatives. Every week, they speak out against impunity and demand that rights violators be brought to justice. The calls again reverberated on Thursday, as Kamisan entered its 660 th day. Coinciding with International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, the protest this time around was celebrated virtually, as has been the case since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, 10 months into the pandemic, Maria said she was longing to resume the Kamisan rally on site once the health c… to Read Full Story SUBSCRIBE NOW Starting from IDR 55,000/month Unlimited access to our content on web and app… Read full this story
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