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Stop Burning Books Now!

366
Supporters

Background
This campaign occurs as a reaction from citizens toward the book burning of 216 copies of “5 Cities that Ruled the World” by Douglas Wilson at the backyard of Bentara Budaya, Gramedia area on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 and in Cakung (West Java), Surabaya, Makassar, and Pekanbaru.

 

Action
This Letter of Protest is started as an initiative from Ninus D. Ardanuswari, Damar Juniarto, Fahri Salam, Megi Margiyono, Lisabona Rahman, right after the book burning. The letter ask the society  to refuse obeying the restriction on freedom of opinion and expression for a better Indonesia by declaring STOP BURNING BOOKS and expressing a protest to Gramedia, MUI, FPI, and Polri that let the book burning incidents happened.

 

Progress:
Right now we have gather 350 people's support to sign this petition letter and we kindly ask international support to highlight this issue. You can also support our petition by signing the letter. In near future, we will publish Press Release.

 

BAHASA INDONESIA:

Kami, warga negara Indonesia, mengajukan protes keras atas tindakan pembakaran 216 eksemplar buku “5 Kota Paling Berpengaruh di Dunia” karya Douglas Wilson di halaman belakang Bentara Budaya, kompleks Gramedia, Jakarta pada hari Rabu, 13 Juni 2012 serta pembakaran buku yang sama di Cakung (Jawa Barat), Surabaya, Semarang, Makassar, dan Pekanbaru.

Bacalah isi Surat Petisi Stop Bakar Buku selengkapnya dengan klik pada bagian "Surat Petisi" sebelum tanda tangan sebagai bentuk persetujuan kamu atas protes ini. Jika memerlukan membaca apa alasan perlunya mendukung aksi Stop Bakar Buku ini, silakan membaca tulisan ini: Perlunya Dukung Stop Bakar Buku

Sebarluaskan kepada teman, sahabat, atau siapapun kenalan Anda yang bisa membantu memperluas dukungan bagi pernyataan protes ini. Protes ini adalah sebuah "alarm" untuk memberitahukan ada bahaya kemunculan kembali pelarangan/pembakaran buku di negeri ini bila didiamkan begitu saja.

Ikuti perkembangan kampanye Stop Bakar Buku ini lewat twitter dengan tanda pagar (hashtag) #StopBakarBuku

This petition was delivered to:
  • Gramedia, MUI, FPI, POLRI
    Suwandi S Brata, KH Ma'ruf Amin, Habib Rizieq Syihab, Jenderal Timur Pradopo


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