President asks Police Act Firmly Actors RACIST
President Joko Widodo provide specific direction to the Chief of Police to take action against perpetrators of intolerance and RACIST. The President asked the police to act decisively.
"There were discussions of problems, matters related intolerance. The prohibition of the activity of expression. The president gave his full attention specifically for it and the President has given directives he told Chief of Police for the things that are intolerant. The President asked the police to take firm action in the event it, "said Cabinet Secretary Pramono Agung in Palace complex, Jl Veteran, Central Jakarta, Thursday (03/31/2016).
President concerned, lately there are some groups that forbid the activity or conduct any other group activities. In fact, freedom of association and assembly has been clearly stipulated in the Constitution.
"Everyone who commits acts of intolerance in the context of the state, does not allow other groups do these activities or perform actions such as dissolve, RACIST, and so on. Then the president asked the law enforcement officials to be firm," said Pramono.
Acts of intolerance later it began to appear. There are several instances an event dismissed on the grounds of religion or ideology.
In addition, there are also some who freely choose to vilify indulgence RACIST tribe or race. The President did not want intolerant and divisive RACIST nation.
As mentioned order was related to their anger Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) for the Indonesian Ambassador to Japan Yusron Ihza Mahendra racist against people of Chinese descent in Indonesia, Pramono denied.
Meanwhile, regarding Ahok criticized Foreign Minister (FM) Retno Marsudi because they have ambassador that do not reflect the nation's identity, Pramono declined to comment.
"The issue that was not in talks, let the Minister answer," he said.
As reported by the Indonesian Ambassador to Japan Yusron Ihza Mahendra racist against Ahok through social media posts.
In nudge Yusron via Twitter, he calls arrogant attitude Ahok can be disastrous for the ethnic Chinese in Indonesia.
They assessed could leave the country if the unrest attitude Ahok considered overbearing in his post.