2016

Day of Action 2016

In Makassar, an event was organised involving representatives from various communities in the area.

In Jakarta, LBH Masyarakat organised a public dialogue and talk show on drugs and human rights.

Moreover, in April 2016, the Jeruji band launched their latest single ‘Bangkit Bersama’ in a concert at Fame Station Bandung and combined it with the Support. Don’t Punish campaign. At the event, Jeruji collaborated with several local bands that also supported the campaign.

And once again, Support. Don’t Punish was featured by the Indonesian team at the Homeless World Cup.

Videos of the events

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Media coverage

2015

Day of Action 2015

PKNI coordinated actions in 15 cities (Bandung, Bengkulu, Bogor, Cirebon, Denpasar, Jakarta, Jambi, Jogyakarta, Makassar, Mataram, Medan, Palembang, Pontianak, Sukabumi and Surabaya), including dialogues involving communities and experts on the effects of the war on drugs in the country.

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2014

Day of Action 2014

Rumah Cemera, PKNI and a large number of other local NGOs coordinated actions in 10 cities. Activities were linked to the Homeless World Cup National Selection Roadshow, and also the launch of Rumah Cemera’s new book: “War on Drugs – Transformative Reflections on the Global Implementation Policy of Drug Eradication in Indonesia”. Other actions included graffiti displays in Jakarta, and support from the well-known rock band The Changcuters.

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2014

Day of Action 2014

Rumah Cemera, PKNI and a large number of other local NGOs coordinated actions in 10 cities. Activities were linked to the Homeless World Cup National Selection Roadshow, and also the launch of Rumah Cemera’s new book: “War on Drugs – Transformative Reflections on the Global Implementation Policy of Drug Eradication in Indonesia”. Other actions included graffiti displays in Jakarta, and support from the well-known rock band The Changcuters.

2013

Day of Action 2013

The Day of Action in Indonesia was coordinated by Rumah Cemara and the Indonesian Network of People Who Use Drugs (Persaudaraan Korban Napza Indonesia, PKNI), with the support of other local drug policy organisations.

The various actions started on 25 June in Surabaya and closed on 27 June in Jakarta, with events taking place in 13 cities (Medan, Bengkulu, Jambi, Palembang, Makassar, Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Denpasar, Mataram, Pontianak, Sukabumi and Cirebon).

The events focused on issues related to drug law enforcement. Some groups gathered at the local police station and the attorney’s office to call for a change in policing practices. In Bandung, the action was part of the official event held by the West Java Governor’s Office, Achamd Herwayan, to celebrate the National Day on Drugs. During the event, the Governor signed the “Support. Don’t Punish” campaign statement.

The last event took place in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, at the Attorney General’s office and the Indonesian Police Headquarters.

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