Donita says Indonesia yet to be free
JAKARTA: Indonesia will celebrate Independence Day in less than two weeks, but sinetron and horror film star Donita says that freedom has yet to be fully realized in the country.
“For me August 17 is merely a symbol. There is still a lot of oppression. Real independence will come when we are free from poverty and free from ignorance. If asked whether we’re free of not, I think we’re yet to be free,” she said Tuesday as quoted by kapanlagi.com.
She said it was important to acknowledge the sacrifice of the country’s national heroes. “It should not only be on Aug. 17 that we appreciate our heroes. For me, it starts from this day forward,” she said.
Donita, born as Noni Anissa Ramadhani, became famous after staring in long running television drama Cinta Fitri (Pure Love). The 21-year-old actress also starred in the horror movie Suster Ngesot (The Ghost Nurse) and horror comedy The Maling Kuburans. — JP
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