Johan Teterissa

Indonesia

Teacher tortured and jailed for waving a flag

Johan Teterissa has spent nearly 10 years in prison for the simple act of waving a flag. The primary school teacher led a group of men in a dance protest in front of the Indonesian president, which ended with them raising a flag banned by the government. The men were taken by the police, whipped, beaten and eventually thrown in jail. Johan was given a 15-year sentence. He is a prisoner of conscience.

Tell Indonesia to free Johan without delay.