Anas Urbaningrum writes a letter before being released, discussing injustice and criminalization
Jakarta, Indonesianpost.com – Former Chairman of the Democratic Party, Anas Urbaningrum, has written a letter before his release. In the letter, he mentions injustice and criminalization. The letter was uploaded on Twitter by @anasurbaninngrum and was entrusted through visiting relatives.
The Chairman of the National Awakening Party (PKN), I Gede Pasek Suardika, confirmed the letter. Pasek stated that the letter was written by Anas Urbaningrum’s own hand.
“Yes, that’s correct. It was written by him and entrusted by a friend who visited him,” said Pasek when confirmed on Wednesday (3/1/2023).
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— Anas Urbaningrum (@anasurbaningrum) March 1, 2023
Pasek said that Anas would be released in April 2023. However, the exact date depends on the Director General of Prisons.
“I have conveyed it and it has been published in various media that he will be released in April. As for the exact date, it depends on the Director General of Prisons,” said Pasek.
Returning to the letter, Anas stated that he will be released soon. He then mentioned injustice and criminalization. He also asked his friends to remain calm and maintain a conducive atmosphere.
Here is the content of Anas’ handwritten letter:
There is a time to go and a time to return. InshaAllah, the remaining time spent in exile will be fulfilled well. I understand that my friends are angry about the injustice and criminalization.
Remaining calm, and patient, and maintaining a conducive atmosphere is a good thing to do.
We will continue to fight together for justice in a good and responsible manner.
Greetings of justice