Police Detain Activists Burning Pictures of President
Thursday, 04 December, 2008 | 11:37 WIB 

TEMPO Interactive, Yogyakarta:The police have detained two activists from the 
Unified People Coalition (KRB) for allegedly burning flyers with pictures of 
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Vice President Jusuf Kalla at the State 
Palace yesterday.

The two, Andi Permana and Asibun Aliya, were accused of waving anti-government 
banners. "We are still questioning them," said Yogyakarta Police Commissioner 
Pitoyo Agung Yuwono, adding that the police also confiscated flyers and banners 
condemning the government.

KRB coordinator Arif Brahman explained that the demonstration carried out by 50 
students, NGOs, and workers are demanding that the President withdraw the 
ratified four-ministerial decree. "We want the police to release our friends," 
Arif said.

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