29.08.17: Communities who joined in the refusal (PWPP or Community Against Eviction – Kulon Progo) against airport development from 08.00 this morning began gathering near heavy equipment located on the border of Glagah-Palian, to block heavy equipment that will excavate coastal areas, fish farmers also participate to confront the heavy equipment that will destroy their ponds. At around 10.00 WIB, approximately 500 police personnel came and drove people who were occupying heavy equipment and the community were forced to retreat. The continual eviction and excavation of community land with heavy machinery begins at 11.00.
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Warga yang tergabung dalam penolakan bandara PWPP Kulon Progo dari Jam 08.00 mulai berkumpul di dekat alat berat yang terletak di perbatasan glagah-palian,untuk menghadang alat berat yang akan mengeksekusi lahan pesisir, warga petambak pun ikut untuk menghadang alat berat yang akan mengeksekusi tambak-tambak mereka. Sekitar jam 10,00 WIB aparat kepolisan kurang lebih 500 personil datang dan menghalau warga yg menduduki alat berat dan warga pun dipaksa mundur. Esekusi pun berjalan sekitar pukul 11.00.