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Munir family in new push to resolve murder

  • Rabby Pramudatama

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, December 3 2012   /  10:22 am
Munir remembered: Suciwati (center), the widow of Munir Said Thalib, and her children Soultan Alief Allende (left) and Diva read a letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during the celebration of the slain human rights activist’s birthday in Batu, East Java, on Sunday. “You have made a promise to this country,” she said, reminding the President that he once called solving Munir’s murder a “test of our history”. (Anatar/Fanny Octavianus)(center), the widow of Munir Said Thalib, and her children Soultan Alief Allende (left) and Diva read a letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during the celebration of the slain human rights activist’s birthday in Batu, East Java, on Sunday. “You have made a promise to this country,” she said, reminding the President that he once called solving Munir’s murder a “test of our history”. (Anatar/Fanny Octavianus)

Munir remembered: Suciwati (center), the widow of Munir Said Thalib, and her children Soultan Alief Allende (left) and Diva read a letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during the celebration of the slain human rights activist’s birthday in Batu, East Java, on Sunday. “You have made a promise to this country,” she said, reminding the President that he once called solving Munir’s murder a “test of our history”. (Antara/Fanny Octavianus)In advance of the birthday of Munir Said Thalib, his family has launched a campaign to push the government to resolve the murder of the slain human rights activist eight years ago.

Munir’s widow, Suciwati, started the campaign from Munir’s hometown of Malang, East Java, on Sunday, calling on the public to sign a petition asking President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to bring Munir’s killers to justice.

“Pak President, it...