Friday, May 1, 2015

1) The arrest of 100 of the activists in Manokwari, Slap Create Jokowi

2) Police Arrest Dozens of activists KNPB in Merauke, Manokwari and Jayapura
3)    3 arrested in Surabaya 

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The arrest of 100 of the activists in Manokwari, Slap Create Jokowi
 Author: Princess Papua | Friday, May 1, 2015 16:30 Read: 20 Comments: 0

A woman walks in front of the blockade Papua Police on May 1 action in Jayapura, Papua. Photo: Ist

Manokwari, STEP MAGAZINE - Police Resort (Police) Manokwari and Mobile Brigade (Brimob) in Manokwari, West Papua has reportedly arresting 12 young student activists on Thursday (04.30.15) and about 150 other people on Friday , (5.1.15).

They not only captured. In a written statement on Friday (05.01.15), Executive Director LP3BH Manokwari, Yan Christian Warinussy say, the activists who were arrested had suffered violence in the form of torture in the Mobile Brigade Command Headquarters Detachment, Rendani above - Manokwari, West Papua province.

"This is a" slap "hard against the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Widodo Ir.H.Joko who are preparing measures to give attention in the context of granting pardon, amnesty or abolition for political activists in Papua in the near future. How could I not, This occurred at a time when President Jokowi is seeking to build constructive communications with the various components of society in Papua, for the shape of the socio-political solution to the conflict that has lasted more than 50 years in Papua, "said Yan.

Apparently, he said, it was President Jokowi confronted with the actions of the state apparatus is supposed to be under control for the commander and not continue to perform destructive acts against the law and even human rights violations as well as carried out under the leadership of a police chief and police chief of Manokwari at this time West Papua and Sub Detachment Commander of the Mobile Brigade in Manokwari.

"It certainly would be a very bad precedent for the image of Indonesia as a country that is categorized as a violator of human rights of its own citizens, especially in Papua," said Yan.

Simultaneously, described in a written statement that, further strengthening international pressure a few days ago through the campaign in about 20 countries around the world to urge the opening of access for foreign journalists, aid workers and international human rights organizations to enter the Land of Papua, which is considered to be closed for more of 50 years, commencing May 1, 1963 since the integration ago.

"12 activists were arrested on Thursday, 4/30 at Manokwari as reported by the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Region Manokwari, Manokwari police officers they were arrested while handing out leaflets call a peaceful demonstration to commemorate May 1 as the Day of the annexation of Papua West, "he said.

While 150 other activists, said Yan, who in part besara are students of various colleges in Manokwari, they were arrested in front of the campus of the University of Papua (Unipa) in Amban - Manokwari and also there were arrested in front of Mapolsek Amban - Manokwari.

According to sources LP3BH, they have recently come 150 people gathered for a peaceful protest and yet Any and action, but suddenly a convoy of about 20 pieces motorcycle driven by fully armed Brimob members and a couple of trucks and armored vehicles (barakua ) came up to them and their activists were ordered up and taken to Mako Brimob - Manokwari.

LP3BH Manokwari already requested legal assistance from the Head of Regional KNPB Manokwari and WPNA to provide appropriate assistance rights of the suspects, and being prepared to carry out legal assistance to the activists. (Princess Papua / MS)
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2) Police Arrest Dozens of activists KNPB in Merauke, Manokwari and Jayapura
 Author: Hendrikus Yeimo | Friday, May 1, 2015 12:00 Reads: 325 Comments: 0

Jayapura city atmosphere on May 1, 2015. Photo: Hendrikus Yeimo

Merauke, STEP MAGAZINE - Merauke Police reportedly arrested 16 activists of the National Committee of West Papua (KNPB) Region Merauke, on Friday (05.01.15), 1:00 o'clock in the morning.

Information compiled, Chairman of the Regional Parliament (PRD) Merauke, Mrs. Pancrasia Yeem arrested.

They were reportedly arrested Gento Emericus Dop, Chairman of the KNPB Merauke; Joseph Muyan KNPB Members Merauke; Joseph Imbanop, Parliament Speaker Muyu tribe; and Chairman of the KNPB, Ongkatmit sector as well as 11 others.

Secretary of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Ones Suhuniap say, 16 people were arrested that until now still in Merauke police.

Semntara, a number of members of KNPB in Manokwari Police also reportedly arrested at 09.00 local time and taken to the police station Manokwari.

Demonstration in Jayapura combined forces also intercepted at 10:11 o'clock local time. Spokesman KNPB, bazookas Logo along with dozens of others arrested.

Related to this arrest, Police have not managed to confirm the Papua and West Papua Police. (Hendrikus Yeimo / MS)


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