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Indonesia: Open letter to the Indonesian President on the third anniversary of arrest of Johan Teterissa

, Index number: ASA 21/009/2010

In this open letter to the Indonesian president, and on National Family Day, Amnesty International draws attention to all the prisoners of conscience arrested for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression. It is also the third anniversary of the arrest of Johan Teterissa and 21 other political activists arrested on 29 June 2007 in Ambon for unfurling the 'Benang Raja flag' and Amnesty International expresses its concerns about the torture and other ill-treatment, and imprisonment of Johan Teterissa and the other Cakelele dancers.

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