Update. The FRWP campaign has reported that 12 West Papuans and 86 Indonesian solidarity activists were arrested today in Ternate, Indonesia for protesting in support of West Papua's freedom. Truly brave solidarity from Aliansi Mahasiswa Papua AMP and Front Rakyat Indonesia untuk West Papua!https://www.facebook.com/Kolkotpembebasanternate/videos/2255616641336578/UzpfSTUzNjExNDQwMDA5OjEwMTYxMTg5NjUyNjI1MDEw/
Australia West Papua Association (Sydney)
Media Release-AWPA condemns the raid by the Indonesian Security forces on the KNPB Headquarters in Jayapura
AWPA condemns the raid by the Indonesian Security forces on the KNPB Headquarters in Jayapura yesterday afternoon the 30 November.
The security forces also arrest a resident who was simply gardening.
General Chairperson of the West Papua National Committee Agus Kosay said that the security forces arrived in six army trucks, two police cars, five police two-axle cars and six minibus cars.
The combined security forces swept the dormitories and damaged a number of facilities during the raid.
"The two front doors were broken and suddenly painted in black. The cupboard was kicked to shreds and one blackboard was damaged. Students who took pictures were also told to delete," he said.
A spokesman for the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Ones Suhuniap said, a number of police officers came to their offices with complete weapons.
"The police raided the KNPB headquarters. But they also damaged assets belonging to the KNPB. Including the burning of the KNPB flag," he said. (*) (Source Jubi)
AWPA also condemns the arrest of the 18 activists from the Front Rakyat Indonesia Untuk West Papua (FRI-WP) and are detained in Kupang City Police Station.
Indonesian Consulate in Sydney 1st December
The Australia West Papua Association thanks the Inner West Papua Council in Sydney for supporting the raising
of the West Papuan National Flag on its Leichhardt Town Hall today ,30 November at 9am. to commemorate the first official flying of the Morning Star flag on the 1st December in 1961. (Note Council closed Saturday 1st Dec.)…………..