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1) Liput Demo, police Rampas Reporters and camera Removing all Photos
By: Oktovianus Pogau | Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 19:00 pm | Read: 320 times
Mass action when negotiating with the police (Photo: Ist)
JAYAPURA, SUARAPAPUA.com --- City Police Officers (Police) Jayapura seize reporter's camera and delete the entire contents of the photo, when disperse a peaceful demonstration held Solidarity with Victims of Human Rights Violations (SKP HAM) Papua, Thursday (8/10 / 2015) this afternoon.
Suarapapua.com watchlist, approximately at 14:40 CEST, when the mass action and negotiations are being held in Abepura police chief, suddenly from the direction Circle Abepura, emerging one police trucks with sirens were very strong, and pushed into the ranks of the masses and forcibly dismiss the action.
Some Brother and Pastor are seen holding posters and banners was almost hit by a truck police; Dozens of members of the police in a swift jump from the truck and disperse the mob action, and arrested dozens of students, Brother-brothers, and transported to the police truck.
Indiscriminately, some of the journalists who were in the place of action and trying to take photos too intimidated by police and banned from taking photographs of the dissolution of the action by the police.
Several police then approached Abeth You, journalists majalahselangkah.com, and gunpoint and stole his camera and roughly delete the entire contents of the photos and videos were taken.
You since the beginning has tried to show a press card, and stated that he was a journalist, and was covering the action, but the police officers ignored, even three members of the police tried to transport you into the police truck parked not far from where the action.
"When the Brothers beaten and will be transported into the truck, I attempted taking photographs from the side, suddenly some officials approached me and confiscated my camera used to photograph, but I have to show a press card," said You.
According to You, it is not transported into the truck because some reporters approached the police and declared himself a journalist, and is being run reporting tasks.
"I have spoken directly to Wakapolresta Jayapura, Commissioner Albertus Adreana and Abepura police chief Commissioner Marthen Asmuruf, but the police seem no attention to my voice, and kept trying to delete the entire contents of the picture," said You.
See the behavior of the police, co-Abeth You are in place for direct action called Papua Police Chief, Inspector General Paul Waterpauw, and hold his men.
"I'm sorry for this incident, I hope my friends can report the action to the members of the Papua police Propam that the report can be processed," said Waterpauw, when contacted by reporters.
According Waterpauw, he also has spoken directly to Jayapura Wakapolresta the lead in the field, in order to apologize to the reporter on the treatment.
"I've asked Wakapolresta apologize to journalist friends to this act," he said.
Meanwhile, Victor Mambor, one expert certificate holder press the Press Council said that such a practice is common in Papua indigenous journalists.
During this time, said Mambor, if Papuans journalists covering the demo, always regarded as demonstrators and treated harshly, even when identity cards of their journalism.
"It's discrimination. Police is the law enforcement officers. But really do not know the law? "Asked Mambor as written tabloidjubi.com.
According Mambor, Basic Press Law of 1999 Article 4 paragraph three clearly states "To ensure the independence of the press, the national press has the right to seek, obtain, and disseminate ideas and information".
"And article 8, paragraph 1 reads: Any person who unlawfully intentionally perform actions that result in delay or impede the implementation of the provisions of Article 4 paragraph (2) and (3) shall be punished with imprisonment of 2 (two) years or fine Rp. 500,000,000.00 (five hundred million rupiah), "added Mambor.
According to him, the police should be more professional in handling mass demonstrations. Do not disperse as good heart, persecuting and arresting people.
"In this case, the police are the ones who knowingly perform actions that result impede or obstruct the practice of journalism. That law enforcement should know the law, "he repeated again.
Separately, Wakapolresta Jayapura, Commissioner Albertus Andreana, convey permohongan apology to reporters on his child's behavior in the field.
"We apologize to journalist friends for the actions of my members in the field, but of course since there is cause and effect," he said.
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