Pluralism Care Movement
"International Burning Quran Day"
communities throughout the world are very disturbed by the
provocation from Dove World Outreach Center, based in Florida, USA.
This non-denomination group led by Senior Pastor Dr. Terry and
Sylvia Jones, on behalf of Christianity has been campaigning the
International Burn a Koran Day on the coming commemoration of 9
years WTC Tragedy (9/11) in their webpage and Facebook. For us, the
campaign and provocation of Pastor Dr. Terry and Sylvia Jones are
very ignoble, uncivilized, and deserve critique.
The campaign and plan of Dove World Outreach Center are clearly
abusive actions toward Islam, a violation towards freedom of
religion as well as towards International Declaration about HUMAN
Responding to this condition, Pluralism Care Movement state that:
1. We fulminate against Dove World Outreach Center's plan to burn
Al-Quran in USA.
2. We ask Dove World Outreach Center to immediately withdraw their
statement and call off the ignoble plan that put other religions in
3. United States government to immediately cease Dove World Outreach
Center vile plan as the action is not only violating the human
rights but could also trigger heated situations and conflicts
between religious people throughout the world.
4. We urge all parties not to follow the appeal from Dove World
5. We appeal that all people, including religious people in
Indonesia, not to be trapped in anarchist actions like this, which
shows uncivilized behavior.
6. Indonesian government to continue facilitating betterment towards
religious freedom in Indonesia; and spur Indonesian people to
maintain peace and harmony among all religious people in Indonesia,
entering Ramadan - the Fasting Month.
Salemba, 4th August 2010
Head Office of Communion of Churches in Indonesia
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.
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