1) Police come to ULMWP Region Animha during regional meeting
Published 2 hours ago on 11 August 2018 By admin
Jayapura, Jubi – The local police came to the regional meeting of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Region Animha which attended by regional leaders and delegates that held in their office in Merauke on Saturday (7/29/2018).
According to Deputy Chairperson of the ULMWP Region Animha, Ms Pangkrasia Yeem in a statement received by Jubi on Friday (08/03/2018), Merauke Police leading by the Head of Regional Police Intelligence Budi Santoso had entered the ULMWP Office without permission when the meeting had just finished.
They asked what the meeting was about,” told Yeem. Then she explained to the police that it was the first meeting after the ULMWP Region Animha declared on 14 July 2018. “And the ULMWP has been sitting together with Indonesia in the Melanesian Spearhead Group,” she said.
After the visit, the ULMWP Region Animha continued their discussion on Thursday (08/02/2018) and read a statement rejecting the results of the 1969 Act of Free Choice. The event was held in the ULMWP Region Animha office and run smoothly.
In her statement, the Deputy Chairperson of the ULMWP Region Animha Pangkrasia Yeem said that the Act of Free Choice occurred 49 years ago in Papua from 14 July to 20 August 1969 was not valid because of not in accordance the international mechanisms.
“Its implementation was also full of intimidation, terror and manipulation. In practice, Indonesia mobilized the troops on a large scale to Papua to overcome the Free Papua movement,” she said. (*)
2) Aircraft with seven people on board missing in Papua
Reporter: Antara 8 hours ago
Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA News) - A Pilatus Porter aircraft, with flight code PK-HVQ, reportedly lost contact on Saturday afternoon (Aug 11) during a flight from Tanah Merah to Oksibil area in Pegunungan Bintang district, Papua Province.
Chief of Pegunungan Bintang Police precinct, Adjunct Senior Coms Michael, told Antara that the plane, with seven passengers on board, took off from Tanah Merah at around 01:42 p.m. Eastern Indonesia Standard time (WIT).
The aircraft, belonging to Dimonim Air, was piloted by Leslie Sevuve, with co pilot Wayan Sugiarta.
The PAC 75 type aircraft should have arrived in Oksibil at around 2:20 p.m., but its whereabouts are still unknown, Michael remarked.
"The flight from the Tanah Merah to Oksibil is around 45 minutes," Michael disclosed.
The names of passengers of the ill-fated Pilatus plane are Sudir Zakana, Martina Uropmabin, Hendrikus Kamiw, Lidia Kamiw, Jamaludin, Naimus, and Jumaidi.