Rest in Power Ginan – vocalist of Indonesian hardcore punk stalwarts Jeruji, who recently passed away due to a heart attack. Blast a brand new track the band had just released last month…
Aca of Straight Answer had this to say:
“We lost a very nice guy. Very powerful and energetic vocalist. He was so warm and kind.”
Andri of Under 18 and Standfree:
“Thank you for all the lessons you shared and what you showed us.”
Ginan was an instrumental activist involved with working people who had HIV. He founded Rumah Cemara group who you can read about at this link: http://rumahcemara.or.id/
“Rumah Cemara was founded by five (former) drug users in 2003. This community organization aims to improve the quality of life of people with HIV-AIDS, drug users, and other marginal groups in Indonesia through peer support approaches.
Rumah Cemara envisioned Indonesia without stigma and discrimination where all human beings have equal opportunity to go forward, get quality HIV and drug services, and protected according to the constitution. To be able to make it happen, Rumah Cemara will participate in the national AIDS prevention and control efforts along with its policy formulation that is in favor of the fulfillment of human rights and equality.”