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Pluralism Care Movement( PCM )
Damien Dematra (Pluralism Care Movement National Coordinator) Interviewed by CNN International
Pluralism Care Movement( PCM )

Damien Dematra (Pluralism Care Movement National Coordinator) Interviewed by KBS Korea

Pluralism Care Movement( PCM )

Damien Dematra (Pluralism Care Movement National Coordinator) at " Apa KAbar Indonesia " TV one

THE JAKARTA POST
Pluralism advocate, ulema regret coverage on HKBP attack
 
The Pluralism Concern Movement (GPP) and the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) regretted on Saturday the media coverage of an attack on Batak Protestant Church (HKBP) leaders, which they said was imbalance.

GPP chairman Damien Dematra said an investigation conducted by the non-governmental organization found HKBP had been treated as a victim due to the uneven flow of information..... Selengkapnya
 

 

Press Release
Pluralism Care Movement

DIALOGUE WITH
HAGAI ( Himpunan Warga Gereja Indonesia )
Try to find solution about Ministerial decree withdrawal
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Press Release
Pluralism Care Movement

DIALOGUE WITH
Islam Defenders Front (FPI), HKBP And Ciketing Denizen
Try to find Solution for HKBP Problem.
 
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Press Release
Talks between Damien Dematra, Coordinator of Pluralism Care Movement, and Florida Mayor, Craig Lowe, is Facilitated by BBC International

 
There has been an intensive dialogue on Wednesday, 8th of September, morning, from 00.00-00.30 (at local time) between the Coordinator of Pluralism Care Movement, Damien Dematra, and the Mayor of Gainesville, Florida, Craig Lowe, where the “Burn Koran Day” initiated by Pastor Terry Jones from Dove World Outreach Centre is going to take place.The dialogue consisted of:.... more
 
 
Press Release
STOP “International Burn Quran Day”

(Jakarta, 4 September) “International Burn Quran Day must be put on a halt to avoid frightful effect,” said Damien Dematra, the National Coordinator of Pluralism Care Movement (PCM) or Gerakan Peduli Pluralisme (GPP), in front of journalists in a demonstration attended by thousands of demonstrators in front of the US Embassy in Medan Merdeka Selatan Street, Jakarta, this morning (09/04) .... more
Syahrul Ramadhan (HTI), Damien Dematra ( GPP ), Kevin Wu ( GPP, from Budha ), Pdt Shepard Supit ( GPP, Christian )
 
Press Release
Letter to Mr. Barrack H Obama, President of The United States of America from Communion Of Churches In Indonesia. ( CCI )
 
Since the last few weeks the news about the plan of Dove World Outreach Center Church in the United States tu burn the Koran in the former World Trade Centre rubble, in New York on September 11, 2010 was widely. Certainly we, the churches in Indonesia are very much shocked about it .... more

 

THE JAKARTA POST
FPI softens tone against planned ‘burn a Koran day’
 
The hard-line Islam Defenders Front (FPI) softened its threat to retaliate with violence at home if a US-based Christian group went ahead with their “International Burn a Koran Day” on Sept. 11.
The Dove World Outreach Center from Gainesville, Florida — led by Pastor Terry and Sylvia Jones — announced the controversial plan to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
“We urge that there be no burning of holy books of any religion, be it Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism or any other. This is what we want to emphasize,” FPI chairman Habib Rizieq said during an interfaith dialogue on Wednesday..... selengkapnya
 
Press Release
Letter to Mr. Barrack H Obama, President of The United A Letter from Damien Dematra to Pastor Terry Jones regarding "International Burn Quran Day
Dear Dr. Jones,

I feel very sorry for you. I would like to suggest you to learn from Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Theresa and Gus Dur. Therefore, I invite you to come to Indonesia or at least, read the book about these inspiring people to understand the true meaning of faith and divinity. Don’t learn from Hitler who exterminating other people and their faith for thinking that he was the most righteous.... more
 

 

Damien Dematra

 

CNN

Indonesians protest U.S. church's plan to burn Quran

akarta, Indonesia -- Thousands of Indonesians gathered Sunday outside the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta to protest a Florida church's plan to burn copies of the Quran.
The Dove World Outreach Center in Gainsville, Florida, plans to mark the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks by burning copies of the Muslim holy text. The center describes itself as a "New Testament church based on the Bible." It made headlines last year when it distributed a T-shirt that said, "Islam is the devil."... more

 

 

The Jakarta Post

FPI softens tone against planned ‘burn a Koran day’

The hard-line Islam Defenders Front (FPI) softened its threat to retaliate with violence at home if a US-based Christian group went ahead with their “International Burn a Koran Day” on Sept. 11.
The Dove World Outreach Center from Gainesville, Florida — led by Pastor Terry and Sylvia Jones — announced the controversial plan to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
“We urge that there be no burning of holy books of any religion, be it Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism or any other. This is what we want to emphasize,” FPI chairman Habib Rizieq said during an interfaith dialogue on Wednesday..... more

 

 

VOA News.com

Indonesian Muslims Protest Plans to Burn Koran on September 11

Thousands of mostly Muslim protesters rallied around Indonesia Saturday in opposition to an American church's plan to burn copies of the Koran on September 11.
During the weekend rallies in Indonesia, cities protested an event planned by a small Florida church to mark the ninth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks in the United States.
Religious leaders of all denominations have condemned the plan by the Dove World Outreach center in Gainesville, Florida, whose pastor, Terry Jones, has written a book called Islam is of the Devil. The phrase also appears on t-shirts and a Facebook page promoting the event at the church estimated to have about 50 members....more

 

 

UCANEWS.COM

Qur’an burning worries US envoy in Jakarta

A top official at the US Embassy in Jakarta has publicly promised an apology after receiving a letter of protest against a Florida church’s plans for an international burn a Qur’an day.
The Dove World Outreach Center of Gainesville, Florida, plans to stage the event on Sept. 11 to mark the 2001 terrorist attacks in the USA. The notion has triggered outrage among Muslims in Indonesia and worldwide.... more

 

 

UCANEWS.COM

Indonesians denounce planned Qur’an burning

Indonesian religious leaders say they want to meet the US ambassador to protest a plan by a Florida evangelical church to burn copies of the Qur’an.
The Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida, plans to hold an “International Burn a Koran Day” on Sept. 11 to commemorate the 2001 attacks in the US.... more

 

 

Speech from Mr. Prof.Dr. Din Syamsuddin ( Chairman of PP MUhammadiyah )dalam acara Gerakan peduli Pluralisme) .... You Tube

 

The Statement of Ulema Council against the International Burning Quran Day .... You Tube

 

Buya Ahmad Syafii Maarif The Muslim Scholar regarding " International Burn Al Quran Day ".... You Tube

 

A Letter from Damien Dematra to Pastor Terry Jones regarding "International Burn Quran Day"..... You tube

 

Damien Dematra ( Koordinator GPP ) dalam acara " Gereja Sumbang Al-Quran " .... You Tube

 

Pertemuan Gerakan Peduli Pluralisme ( GPP )dan Front Pembela Islam (FPI).... You Tube

 

Bataviase.co.id

FPI softens tone against planned burn a Koran day

The hard-line Islam Defenders Front (FPI) softened its threat to retaliate with violence at home if a US-based Christian group went ahead with their "International Burn a Koran Day" on Sept 11.
The Dove World Outreach Center from Gainesville, Florida - led by Pastor Terry- and Sylvia Jones - announced the controversial plan to commemorate the Sept 11,2001 terrorist attacks.
"We urge that there be no burning of holy books of any religion, be it Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism or any other. This is what we want to emphasize," FPI chairman Habib Rizieq said during an interfaith dialogue on Wednesday.
The organization has often reacted forcefully and violently against anything they deem anti-Islamic. They recently threatened to retaliate at home if Dove eventually went through with the planned burning in the US.
Representatives from the Indonesian Communion of Churches (PGI), the Indonesian Bishops Council (KWI), the Pluralism Care Movement (GPP), the FPI and other religious groups attended the event in Jakarta on Wednesday.... more

 

ALL VOICES

Burning Quran Movement - U.S. Government Urged to Take Immediate Action

Pluralism Care Movement, encourages the Government of the United States (USA), immediately stop the action plans for non-denominational church, Dove World Outreach Center, which campaigns for the World Day of Burning Qur'an on 11 September 2010, which coincided with the tragedy of 9 Years Attacks 9 / 11, through websites and Facebook pages..... more
 

 

 
Press Release
The Council of Protestant Church and Catholic Church in Indonesia Donate Korans to the Largest Moslem Organization

(Jakarta, Friday, 13 August 2010) The Communion of Indonesian Churches (PGI) and the Indonesian Bishops` Council (KWI) here have donated Korans for Indonesian citizens arrested in Australia, a spokesman for the two bodies said. About 100 Korans were presented to Indonesia`s second biggest Muslim organization, Muhammadiyah, to be sent to Australia-based churches and then distributed to Indonesian prisoners in that country.... more
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Press Release
Pluralism Care Movement
Fight Against "International Burning Quran Day"

We who stated: Communion of Churches in Indonesia, Pluralism Care Movement, Inter-Religion Forum, Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia, MATAKIN, Maarif Institute, Wahid Institute, Forum Kerukunan Antar Umat Beragama, Masyarakat Dialog Antar Agama, Moderator Muslim Society, DPP Gerakan Angkatan Muda Kristen Indonesia (GAMKI), Pengurus Pusat Gerakan Mahasiswa Kristen Indonesia (PP GMKI) Mr. Djohan Effendi, Mr. Bungaran Saragih, Damien Dematra, Pdt. DR. Albertus Patty, Mr. A. Wahid Maryanto, DR. KH Nuril Arifin Husein, MBA, Zuhairi Misrawi, Fajar Riza Ul Haq, Pdt. Henry Lokra, Jeirry Sumampouw, Judith Tompah, Dr. Eggy Sudjana, Pong Hardjatmo, Dr. Julia Satari, etc..... more

 

( In the picture from the left :Parves, Eggi Sudjana, Sukma, Gus Nuril, Pong Hardjatmo, Damien Dematra, Pdt hendrik, Mohammad, Udayana sangging, Dr julia Satari)

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