Jan 22,1999---Kofi A. Annan

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Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation
B16F, No.3 Ta-Tun 2St.
Taichung, Taiwan, ROC
January 22, 1999.

Dear Mr. Kofi A. Annan,

Jakarta ----
Rain drenched the activists with wooden staves and riot officers with clubs, but the adversaries didn't budge. Instead, they exuberantly traded taunts in the latest round of Indonesia's student protests.

"Who wants to be killed? Step up if you want to be victim", the soldiers chanted on a Jakarta highway last month. Rhythmically pounding their batons on reinforced plastic shields. The bedraggled students stepped closer, arm linked as they launched into a chorus from a democracy song. Then their bravado fizzled, and they traipsed off into the darkness.

The story about monkey and dog; a monkey hugs a dog in Bangladesh capital Dhaka yesterday (Jan. 21, 1999). The monkey's owner says the two became very fond of each other after the dog was abandoned by its mother few weeks after its birth about two months ago and have since lived together. It is funny that animals do it, but human no.

Indonesia needs your concern.

Sincerely Yours,
Yang Hsu-Tung.
Taiwan Tati Cultural
And Educational Foundation



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