A google translate of article in Jubi. Beware google translate can be erratic.
Sweeping Civilians In Paniai Still Continues
SATURDAY, 26 NOVEMBER 2011 12:13 ALMER Pits HITS: 22
Jubi --- Until now, Saturday (26/11) afternoon, civilians Paniai District and surrounding areas are still traumatized and scared of combing and sweeping from house to house by the combined military forces of the TNI, Police and the Mobile Brigade.
"Sweeping by the military is still done. They went from house to house. This is what we feared, because the average citizen could not speak Indonesian. One-one to speak Indonesian, residents can beaten, tortured or killed and so forth, "said Andy Gobay, one of the civilians in Eduda, Paniai district, Saturday (26/11).
This operation is a continuation of previous operations. On 21 November, the combined forces sweep a sharp instrument's civilians. "Do not know, why they (security forces-ed) to do the sweeping up of the Villages Ipakiye Uwibutu in Madi village?" Asked Gobay.Sweeping also been made to the civil servants housing Madi, Paniai. "Items seized from the location of housing is a civil servant such as machetes, axes divide the usual pake wood, a shovel and a knife in the kitchen. We were surprised what is it? But the police said we were sweeping the sake of duty, "said a civil servant to tabloidjubi.com, Saturday (26/11).
Other sources mention, in Paniai since 10 November, the troop increase has occurred in excessive amounts. Once there are more troops, sweeping is also done in Kampung Kogekotu, Aikai, Iyaibutu, Madii and Kampung Uwidapa, Paniai district. Sweeping toward citizens and civilian homes also performed in Komopa, Thursday (24/11) ago.Then, Jumad (25/11) yesterday afternoon, residents found a number of other military officers headed Obano (West Paniai-red), using 3 units Speedboat. Other village residents are concerned about, Kampung Dagouto and Kopabutu. "Armed forces to open a new military post there, and once planted red and white flag pole in the vicinity. But we thought, this action only provoke civilians, "said the resident who was contacted on Saturday (26/11) morning.
Sweeping this time could be said of military operations without a clear purpose and reason. Because, other than sharps, some security officers apparently doing a disservice civilians from the business and economics. "No man who is actually arrested, but the Indonesian military has captured cattle, confiscating computers, certificates, clothing such as koteka and Noken Indigenous Peoples," said a resident of Deyatei, Paniai.Some homeowners, military officials reported being hit, especially the boys. In a report by civilians, said the operation was conducted in nine districts / subdistricts in the area. (Jubi / ALMER Pits)