TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - A number of people staged a demonstration in front of the South Jakarta District Court building on Tuesday afternoon, December 10, 2019. They demanded the release of the six Papuan activists who are suspected of treason.
The six suspects are Surya Anta, Isay Wenda, Dano Tabuni, Ambrose Mulait, Carles Kosay, and Arian Lokbere.
"Free the activists!" reads one of the posters carried by the protesters.
Around 20 people stood on the shoulder of the road block in front of the South Jakarta District Court. There were also a line of protesters standing on the asphalt road. They were at the location at around 14:24 Jakarta time.
Today was the pretrial hearing for six activists at South Jakarta District Court. The defendants were arrested after raising the Morning Star flag during a demonstration in front of the State Palace, Central Jakarta last August.
Before said demonstration, there was a siege and attack on the Papuan students dormitory in Surabaya on August 16, 2019.
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