Over 100 KNPB members was arrested durning the KNPB anniversary in Sorong city.
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Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 17:50
HUT KNPB tainted arrest 106 members of KNPB Sorong Raya
Jubi | News Portal Papua No. 1,
Kota Sorong KNPB action when wanted to organize the anniversary VIII KNPB - Jubi / Niko MB
Sorong, Jubi - A total of 106 activists of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Sorong Raya was arrested by police officers Sorong City Police Saturday (19/11/2016), while following the anniversary worship celebration and inauguration of the Governing KNPB VIII KNPB Sorong Raya.
Spokesman KNPB Sorong to Jubi Aud Augustine insists police have tarnished the democratic world in the Land of Papua. Freedom bereksperesi in Papua as if in silent.
"We very much regret the actions of police who brutally arrested us," he told Jubi in Mapolres Sorong City.
According to Augustine Aud, thanksgiving worship HUT KNPB and confirmation / appointment of the Governing Body KNPB Sorong Kingdom forcibly disbanded by the Joint Team TNI / police around 08:32 hours in the field Time SPG Marantha Papua Sorong City. This dissolution led to the arrest of all citizens of the City of Sorong who come to participate in religious activities HUT KNPB Sorong Raya celebration.
Nama_nama detained and interrogated until now in Kota Sorong Police, among others; 1. Augustine Kossay (Chair 1 Centre) 2. Until Warpo Wetipo (Chairman Dipolmasi Centre) 3. Arnold Kocu (Chairman KNPB Sorong Kingdom) 4. Augustine Aud (Chair 1 Sorong Kingdom) 5. Steven Peyon (Secretary Sorong Kingdom) 6 . Otto Pagawak is among (Secretary 1 Sorong Kingdom) 7. Margaretha Pagawak is among (Bendaraha General Sorong Kingdom) 8. Ivon Antoh (Treasurer 1 KNPB Sorong Kingdom) 9. Christine Make Cable Waniok 11. 10. 12. Usman Hiluka Nemiles Wunungga 13. Jack Badii (PR KNPB Sorong Kingdom) 14. Gery Faluk Alince Yikwa 15. 16. 17. Karis Emy If Yulina Yikwa Gombo 18. 19. 20. Christine Enambere Sirina Pagawak is among 21. Ida Yikwa Agulince Wandikbo 22. 23. 24. Elin Uthena Pagawak is among Togodly 25. Makes Yohame Klarce Fees 26. 27. 29. Apolinus Mate Gaspar Kamat Kamat Felix 30. 31. 32. Thomas John Asem Asem Asem 34. 33. James Francis of Paula Asem Asem 35. 36. 37. Augustine Kamat Ema Asem 38. 39. Abel Yoshep Kamat Kamat Yohanis Asem 40. 41. 42. Adrianus Yoshep Aitrem Yohan Asem Asem 43. 44. 45. Romario Kamat Kamat Sileke Novalina Aisnak 46. 47. 48. Teresia Asem Yony Golab 49. 50. Vilo Novita Asem Asem 51. 52. Antonius Yesias Asem Asem Asem Yeremias 53. 54. 55. Yoram Asem Asem Bernardus Marinus Aitrem 56. 57. 58. Viktor Aitrem Velix Moses Faan Faan 59. 60. 61. Ulis Hiluka Enius Gombo 62. Mius Tabuni 63. Herman kepno Atimius Yikwa 64. 65. 66. Hata Trogea Yeppy Karoba Agustina number 68. 67. Rosalina Badii (Baby 8 Months) 69. Aldo Yohame (Kids 5) 70. 71. Silas Kalawen Ana Mirino 72. Gerda Malalu 73. Jackson Manaman Yohame Matan 74. 75. 76. Mina Kamarace Nalia Yard Denius Wasage 77. 78. 79. Feed Bag Chasmas Kamat Moses Faan 80. 81. 82. Fines Marthen Mosos Wandik Arnold kepno 83. 84. 85. Sani Siep Jhon Wenda kepno Yery 86. 87. 88. Continue Karoba Ismael Emius Because Gombo 89. 90. 91. Adam Yenjau Yakop Yenjau Fofo Asem 92. 93. 94. Ely Wandik Aten Kossay Yoppy Karoba 95. 96. 97. Menase Endambia Turinus Pagawak is among the 98. Fred Yikwa 99. Boban Pagawak is among Debora Gombo 100. 101. 102. Abed Nego Yikwa Jhon Wenda Ferly Wanimbo 103. 104. 105. Micah Giban Oschar Solossa 106. Kantius Heselo
Separately, Chairman of the Central KNPB, Victor Yeimo confirmed the arrest. According to him, the police arrested 200 in Sorong Papua masses together with the Chairman I KNPB Centre, Agus Kossay and Warpo Wetipo.
"They were arrested on the field SPG, Sorong when preparing worship KNPB to-VIII anniversary and inauguration Region KNPB Sorong. This time they were in Sorong Police. Advocacy please all parties, "said Yeimo.
He added that up to now it is still waiting his colleagues were released and only then will hold anniversary.
"There (Sorong) we were waiting they were released first. It was then we do HUT. But the place is uncertain, "he said.
Separately, the city of Sorong Police Chief, Chief. Edfrie Maith Jubi confirmed the arrests, is even requested that the arrest incident was not publicized. He said he had met with all the media in Sorong and agreed not to publish the news of the arrest of activists KNPB.
"For enterprising proficiency level I've agreed with colleagues watawan others, does not have to be exposed," he told Jubi through short messages. (*)
Indicated Makar, Disband Police Force Anniversary KNPB in Sorong
Chanry Andrew Suripatty
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 16:35 pm
Police are securing the people that follow the anniversary of KNPB. iNews TV / Chanry
OW - Sorong Police under the leadership of Superintendent Richard Mahit forcibly Edfrie anniversary events West Papua National Committee (KNPB) 8th Field SPG, Sorong District City, Saturday (19/11/2016).
Dissolution forced to do because the police assess the credible form of illegal and leads to treason. wherein the kegaiatan "Solidkan row and united force against the people of West Papua from Sorong to sawabai towards Referendum".
The activity was led by the Chairman of Regional KNPB Sorong Kingdom, Arnold Kocu who follow more than 100 people masses sympathizers and supporters of the Free Papua Movement.
Attended the event officials KNPB Sorong Raya, respectively, Kocu Arnold, Chairman of the KNPB sliding highway, Oskar solosa, secretary KNPB Region Sorong Raya, Gebi Mambrasar, deputy chairman of the KNPB Region II Sorong Raya.
Steven Peyon General Secretary General KNPB, Leonardus Turot, First Secretary KNPB Julius Gombo, PR KNPB and Kanthius Haselo, former Chairman of the KNPB Sorong Raya.
"I do not allow activities that oppose the sovereignty of the Homeland. We, the police are not mentelorir activity contrary to the sovereignty of the Republic of Indonesia," said Kaolres.
However, the appeal was not ignored Kapolresta Sorong Sorong KNPB chairman Arnold Kocu who claimed these activities just want to practice their religion.
Finally, the demonstrators were taken to the Police Sorong to be examined using trucks Dalmas and most walk away with an escort from the police.
Sabtu, 19 November 2016
Sorong police chief agreed with journalists not to broadcast news of the arrest of activists KNPB
Jubi | News Portal Papua No. 1,
Some activists KNPB Sorong Sorong City while leaving Mapolres City after checked - Jubi / Niko MB
Jayapura, Jubi - Sorong City police chief, Superintendent. Edfrie Maith claimed to have agreed with the journalists in the city of Sorong to preach not arrest 106 activists of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) in Sorong City while trying to practice their religion in celebrating VIII KNPB.
It is admitted by the Chief of State to the Jubi Sorong via the short message, Saturday (19/11/2016).
"For the enterprising I've agreed with colleagues watawan that others do not have to be exposed. Because of their activities is deliberately so exposed out so their presence is considered in the city of Sorong," wrote Chief.
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He also said he had met with reporters at the police headquarters city of Sorong.
"I've just met colleagues in my office watawan not contain news about them (KNPB)," a statement from the police chief through the same short message.
In connection with the arrest of this prohibition, Expert Releases Press Council in Papua, Victor Mambor say this is tantamount to banning or prohibition of broadcasting mentioned in article 1, paragraph 9 of Law No. 40 of 1999 on the Basic Press.
"It is also contrary to Article 2 of the Act, which guarantees freedom of the press as one manifestation of popular sovereignty that berasaskan the principles of democracy, justice, and rule of law in addition to the rights of the press or journalists to seek, obtain, and disseminate ideas and information," Mambor said.
He added that the national press is obliged to provide accounts and opinions with respect for the religious norms of decency and sense of community as well as the presumption of innocence.
"The actions of the police chief forbids reporting can not be justified because the press is obliged to fulfill the public's right to know; and uphold the fundamental values of democracy, promote the establishment of the rule of law, and human rights, as well as saluting diversity, "he said again. (*)