Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – Governor of JKarta DKI Basies Basies he explained the reason for not calling on people from different regions to come to Jakarta to do so Action 22 May. He said he had no right to ban people from expressing an opinion, including people from outside Jakarta to take part in the riot led action.
According to Anies, every citizen has the right to come to Jakarta to convey their aspirations. Moreover, Jakarta is the capital, and the office of RI Bawaslu is Jakarta.
"Every citizen has the right to express their views wherever they are," said Anies in Jakarta on Thursday (23/5).
"Jakarta is not a separate area. Jakarta is the capital city and the Bawaslu office is in Jakarta, the KPU office has been located in Jakarta," Anies said, when gardening and PKS were carrying Jakarta DKI Pilgub 2017 with Sandiaga Uno.
Anies then compared the issue of not calling on people from outside Jakarta to join the Action 22 May with residents from different regions coming to Jakarta after Lebaran. He said, certainly DKI State Government can not exclude residents from coming to Jakarta.
"So our part is to ensure that all citizenship activities carried out in this capital run safely, well, peacefully, and ensure that the whole Jakarta area is quiet," he explained.
Anies claimed that the action taken on 22 May to 23 May had gone smoothly. According to Anies, Jakarta has provided a place for citizens who want to express and express an opinion.
"Alhamdulillah, we succeeded. The whole area of Jakarta outside the activity area went well and quietly. So the law protected freedom of association," he said.
Just to note, a number of regional chiefs appealed to their people not to come to Jakarta to operate on 22 May.
Several regional chiefs who banned their citizens, including the Mayor of Cimahi, Ajay M Priatna, and Mayor of Magelang, Sigit Widyonindito. Although Anies did not appeal or exclude her citizens to participate in the act which eventually ended in riots.[Gambas:Video CNN] (ctr / osc)