In commemoration of Heroes’ Day 10th of November, we made an intervention together with Indonesian migrants, walking out of a dark tunnel into the light. Their battle for their lives and their rights have not yet finished. For their families far far away, they are heroes.
That brown building on the left is the former headquarter of Dutch shipping company, provided service to Americas. During 1940s after the World War II, Holland-Amerika Lijn, the cruise company transported hundreds of thousands of Dutch immigrants to America and Canada seeking the better future and reaching their dreams.
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Detention center is an institution where foreigners are held for certain periods because of fail to obtain a residence status can be detained prior to deportation, particularly illegal immigrants, refugees, or people awaiting trial or sentence. Several Indonesians who overstayed and illegally lived in this country stayed for some periods in detention centers before being sent home.