Jakarta – The Police Public Relations Division will hold a rally oration competition for the 2021 National Police Chief Cup which will be held on December 10. The activity is also in the context of the commemoration of the World Human Rights Day (HAM).
Head of the Public Relations Division of the Police, Inspector General. Pol. Dr. Dedi Prasetyo, M.Hum., M.Si., M.M., said that the oration competition was held with the aim of providing space and a forum for the public to express their aspirations and expressions.
“Providing a forum or space for the community to express their aspirations and expressions while at the same time educating the public on how to express their aspirations in accordance with applicable laws and regulations,” said the Head of the Public Relations Division of the National Police in a written statement to reporters, Jakarta, Wednesday (24/11).
The theme is “Commemorating Human Rights Day”. Meanwhile, the sub-theme of the event is free. Or in other words, participants will be freed to deliver oration in the form of criticism or constructive input.
The Two-Star General added that this activity is a commitment from the National Police who really respects the aspirations of the community, which is one of human rights. This is in line with Article 28 of the 1945 Constitution and Law No. 9 of 1998 concerning Freedom to Express Opinions in Public.
“Polri always respects and respects human rights in the form of guarding democracy by protecting citizens who express their opinions in public,” said the former Central Kalimantan Police Chief.
The technical oration competition will later go through a selection process at the Polda level which will later be screened for entry to the Police Headquarters level. All elements of society can also participate in this activity. Starting from students, workers, farmers and other elements. This competition consists of 1 team that can contain 5-15 people.
Registration for the competition itself starts from November 25, 2021 until November 30, 2021. After passing the screening process at the Polda level, later on December 10, the participants who won 1st place in the regions will appear at the central level or at the National Police Headquarters.
The National Police has prepared a prize of IDR 50 million for the first winner. Then, IDR 30 million for the second winner and IDR 20 million for the third place participant.
It is known that the Police are not the first to hold activities related to channeling freedom of expression and opinion. The reason is, the Bhayangkara Corps has successfully held a mural competition festival on October 30, 2021.