Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Nothing Much Happened Today.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Nothing Much Happened Today 15

Sinabung has been erupting sporadically since 2010, when it killed two people, but farmers refuse to leave its deadly slopes because the land is so fertile.

That’s Sinabung, as in Mount Sinabung, Sumatra, Indonesia.

[Unattributed image found here,  story here.]

Varied Reactions

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Prophylactics Demonstration Papua 2009

Papua, Indonesia 2009.

[Found here.]

Headplants

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

I don’t know if this is a ritual, a protest, if they’re being punished for something, or it’s a new crop of tech support.

[Found in here.]
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Well looky what the google found. From here:

JAKARTA: Six residents of Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta, buried themselves up to their shoulders on Monday in protest of a government plan to evict them from their homes.

The residents buried themselves 1.2 meters deep in the ground.

Salman, 52, one of the residents, said he had been left with no other option to defend his land.

“It is a fight for my children and grandchildren,” he said.

Salman and other residents said they had been living in the area for more than 57 years. The government recently announced a plan to build an office for the religious court on the land.

Two people fainted during the protest, which lasted an hour, Tempointeraktif.com reported.


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