Thursday, September 26, 2013

Buchtar Tabuni, Chairman of the West Papua National Parliament [PNWP] home raid by Indonesian Military.

Indonesian Military Team consisting of Police ,TNI , Brimob , BIN and Detachment 88 under the leadership of Commissioner Alfred Papare , Jayapura police chief , Kiki Kurnia , Deputy Chief of Jayapura , Abepura Police chief and TNI conduct raids and house searches Buchtar Tabuni , Chairman of the West Papua National Parliament housing in Kamwolker III Waena, Jayapura – Papua on Thursday 26 Sebtember 2013.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Indonesian police open fire on civilians in West Papua

Catholic brother says one person was killed and two injured when police shot at villagers who refused to cut hair and beards.
One person is said to have been killed and at least two others injured on Monday when Indonesian riot police opened fire on civilians in Waghete, West Papua. Spokesperson for the Papuan provincial police Sulistyo Pudjo told Guardian Australia that the shooting occurred when police tried to disperse a mob that was attacking them. "There were provocateurs who were throwing rocks at the police and military. One military person was wounded," he said.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Lambert Pekikir : My Child in cap Rebels , Wife Offered Money bagful

" His family is often in terror , children - children being labeled as the rebels and in the current difficult for his education , even when his son got married , he could only send prayers of the woods . Even his wife had on offer you an money in the sack by members of the army of origin would indicate Pekikir Lambert hideout in the woods . But all of that does not shake his determination to keep fighting Papua Merdeka voice .

The Papuans a Minority on their Own Land Now

Transmigration of objective aspect is how to distribute the population in a country that leads the public welfare distribution , usually the target area is the area - a large area and small population .

Lure - lure a better life and prosperity into the main attraction for the migrants , which in their new areas migrate .

Positive value that can be gleaned from this program if it is carried out in a way and a system that is going to happen right skill transfer process of the migrants to locals , to the absolute requirement coming soon is that those who have been through the stages of skills training in the area in the Central Transmigration respectively - each .

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Letter From Benny Wenda to Parliamentarians on the World

Dear friends of the Free West Papua Campaign,
I am writing to thank you for your continued support of the people of West Papua towards their goal of independence from the Indonesian Government, via your continued involvement in the Free West Papua Campaign. We are now asking all our UK supporters to talk to their representatives in parliament by sending them the attached document. We would encourage those of you who do not live in the UK to take similar action in your respective countries.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


Peaceful demonstrations are conducted by the West Papua National Committee ( KNPB ) yesterday ( 16 / 09 ) still take place in some counties and cities in Papua and West Papua , although the police had banned the demonstration .
Peaceful demonstration was conducted to provide support to the Government of Vanuatu in order to bring the issue of West Papua at the annual session of the United Nations this year . And requested the brothers Papuan people like Vanuatu , Fiji , Solomon Islands , PNG and New Caledonia ( Kanaky ) to follow up the results of the final decision at the annual meeting of the MSG MSG Kanaky June 19 to 21 June , 2013 by West Papua .

Monday, September 16, 2013

According to KNPB, 249 of their members have been arrested

Jayapura: The National Committee of West Papua - KNPB - has claimed that  249 members have been arrested by the police across West Papua because they took part in demonstrations to mark International Democracy Day on Monday this week.

This was announced by the co-ordinator of the action, Warpo Wetipo who was accompanied by the spokesman of the KNPB, Wim Rocky Madlama and the first deputy chairman of KNPB Agus Kossay. Warpo said that because International Democracy Day was on Sunday, they decided to hold their demonstration on the following day, Monday.

KNPB: 'Being arrested in nothing unusual - it strengthens our struggle'

Jayapura:  Even though the KNPB demonstration on Monday was forcibly dispersed by the security forces on 16 September, the organisation has every intention of holding another peaceful demonstration.

The spokesman of the organisation, Wim Rocky Medlama, said: 'Actually, we were planning to organise another demonstration on 18 September but we decided not to go ahead for certain reasons. But be assured that we will organise another demonstration very soon, possibly in the coming week.'

News in Timika Photo: Thousands of Papua Merdeka Papuan People's Demands

Timika, KNPBnews - Thousands of people of West Papua in Timika today (16/9) held a peaceful protest demanded Papua Merdeka. They urged state leaders to enter West Papua Melanesia in MSG and support the Government of Vanuatu that will bring West Papua issue at the United Nations.

International Democracy Day: KNPB Biak carry out peaceful demonstrations, although forbidden by Indonesian police

Biak, KNPBnews - 16 September 2013, police have issued bans to the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Biak to conduct peaceful demonstrations but KNPB on its commitment to carry out a peaceful demonstration today.
Apollos Sroyer KNPB Biak chairman said today the people of West Papua in Biak peaceful protest to declare to the world that the right of self-determination of the people of West Papua have not been conducted in a fair and democratic.

Demo KNPB in Nabire, 14 People Arrested and Beaten

Nabire, KNPBnews - Demo Papuan Nabire KNPB coordinated and PRD tinged arrests 14 activists KNPB. They were beaten to a pulp by TNI / police. In fact, the action in order to commemorate the international democracy was to be conducted in a peaceful and dignified.
According to the monitoring, peaceful protest that started at three rallying point controlled by Indonesian police and troops since early morning. Yagen Massa headed to the meeting points suddenly arrested by members of the police uncompromising Nabire.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

KontraS Urges Murder Investigation Arlince Tabuni By TNI Member in Papua

PAPUAN, Jakarta - The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (KontraS) urged investigation into the murder Arlince Tabuni, 11-year-old children by members of the TNI in Popume village, Mukoni District, Lanny Jaya regency, Papua, on July 1, 2013 last.

"We deplore the violence still continues in Papua. Among them, we have the shooting information of a child, aged 11 (eleven) years on behalf Arliance Tabuni, "said Yati Andriani, one of the staff KontraS, in a press release sent to the media editors, this afternoon.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Ask the UN Special Monitoring Centre to Papua

Socrates Yoman and Benny Giay
Jayapura - Two church leaders in Papua vocals respectively, Pdt. Socratez and Rev. Sofyan Yoman. Dr.. Beny Giay, met the Dutch ambassador Tjeerd de Zwaan accompanied by the Deputy Head of Political Division of the Embassy of the Netherlands, Maarten Van Den Bosch. 

The meeting lasted for two hours from 18:00 CET until 20:00 CET on Swissbelt Hotel, Jayapura, on Tuesday (2/7) evening.

Monday, July 8, 2013

This Reason Brimob Expelled from Deiyai ​​District, Papua

Yemi Pakage (16) was killed mysteriously in Wagethe, Saturday, June 1
Deiyai Report ​​- Friday (27/06/13), the residents Deiyai ​​District, Papua Province simultaneously asking Brigade (Bromob) left Deiyai. Instantly, Brimob who served on PT Dewa, PT DMT, the local Finance Office, and the Police Mobile Brigade in Deiyai ​​left Deiyai.

Although Police Bans, Biak Bloody in Biak Remains to Commemorated.

Biak KNPBnews - Although Biak Police yesterday refused a notice warning activities Biak bloody events conducted by the Community of Victims of Bloody Biak, but it seems appropriate Bloody Biak Community Victim commitment today commemorated.

Community mass human rights victims in Biak day gathering in Water Tower location for events commemorating 15 years of Bloody Biak. Activities undertaken are done on-site prayer and Ziarah in Tower from 09.00 to 13.00. A number of people's representatives were invited to put the components of interest as a sign of mourning that Byak Tribal Council Representative, Church, NGOs, KNPB Biak, PNWP, Women and the victims of the bloody Biak.

Anton Gobay: Papuan activists were arrested by police in Paniai

Anton Gobay
Paniai Report - On Monday, July 8, 2013 Indonesian police re-arrested one of Papuan human rights activists in Paniai. Anton Gobai is one young man who lived in Paniai are often vocal in splitting the Papuan people and street children around the Paniai District. 

He was arrested by police on charges of carrying and storing explosive materials. People who are currently living in Paniai in a very frightened and fled to the forests because of the people who do not know anything arbitrarily ditanggap by Indonesian police officers who served in Paniai with alleged terrorist activists and Misfits.

With the alleged improper police again arrested Anton Gobay in Nunubado, Enarotali city, Paniai. This report has been conveyed by the local residents to the media when the news was increased. Until now, not knowing the actual place where N Anton Gobay arrested. But there is this media that informs Anton Gobay being detained at the police station Enarotali, Paniai.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Socratez Yoman: Why People Papua Silence?

JAYAPURA - One of the church leaders of Origin Middle Mountain is also the Chairman of the Fellowship of Baptist Churches in Papua (PGBP), Socratez Yoman, said the Dutch ambassador, Tjeerd de Zwaan after meeting with Papua Police, community leaders, traditional leaders, religious leaders and Rupatama a youth leader in Papua Police Headquarters Tuesday (2/7) and then, where the meeting Ambassador Tjeerd de Zwaan expects to get a good answer on the application of Autonomy Plus, but none Papuan figures were present to provide answers to the Ambassador Tjeerd de Zwaan.

Alince Tabuni Shot Died By Indonesia Military in Lani Jaya, Papua

Arlince Tabuni was Shot by Indonesia Military in Lani Jaya, Papua.
Lani Jaya, Papua Report - Monday, July 1, 2013, Arlince Tabuni (12) was shot in the village Popume, Mukoni District, Lani Jaya regency, at 17.30 local time. Arlince Tabuni born with a twin brother Arlin Tabuni on October 17, 2001. He was the third son of a shepherd Yuni Tabuni, of the Baptist church in Guneri I.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Buchtar Tabuni Support the rejection of clemency by Political Prisoners in Papua

Buchtar Tabuni and Victor Yeimo
I fully support the stance of rejection Filep Karma and his friends on the pardon (forgiveness) will be granted President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono against Papuan political prisoners in Papua.

I am also a former political prisoner who is now the Chairman of the National Parliament of West Papua [PNWP], gave high appreciation to the freedom fighters in custody Abepura Papua, Wamena, Nabire, Biak, Manokwari, Timika and Paniai that has rejected clemency from the Indonesian Government.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Jewish Gifts To SBY and Papua's Independence Struggle

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono received the Statesman Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation (ACF), a foundation based in New York, United States, Thursday (30/5), emerge amid protests from human rights activists and minority groups against the award because SBY assessed failed to prevent intolerance.

In the award ceremony, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, leader of the ACF said, SBY chosen because as a leader in the largest Muslim nation in the world, he is trying to pursue peace and help Indonesia develop into a democratic society and the fight against extremism. This award is recognition of his achievements in international efforts to maintain peace and encouragement to improve human rights, religious liberty, and interfaith cooperation.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Jekson Imam Wenda: He is KNPB Activist has Died in Sentani, Papua.

Jecson Imam Wenda
Very sad news for KNPB Papuan activists that on May 26, 2013, Jekson Imam Wenda, 23 year old had died in Sentani, Papua. Jekson Wenda became a member of the National Committee of West Papua Sentani region in 2011. He is one of the agencies that take charge structure KNPB Sentani region and the focus of the work as a documenter militancy and media publications in the secretariat.

At first KNPB has issued a call to the people to carry out a peaceful demonstration. on Monday, June 4, 2012 hundreds of protesters were heading Abepura using 12 trucks. When mid-way precisely in Kampung Harapan blocked by police. The police took the demonstrators who want to return to the Jayapura city to avoid possibilities were Sentani demonstration.

Yahukimo Police Shoot Student – Victim In Serious Condition

Yahukimo Police have shot a student, whilst he was with friends at the Blue Creek at Yahukimo following their school graduation. The incident occurred on Sunday 19 May 2013 at 04.00 (West Papuan time) when Yahukimo Police were using a Police Patrol vehicle went to the above location.

At the moment the Police arrived they came upon a group of students at the location. A group of five students had been drinking alcohol. The police without questioning the students fired warning shots in the direction of the students. The students fled afraid of the police gunfire. Four of them succeeded in fleeing but the fifth named Carles Suhuniap was hit in the right shoulder by further police gunfire whilst trying to flee. Wounded, he was arrested by the police who became smeared with his blood.

KNPB : Senior army and police officers bear responsibility for recent killings in Puncak Jaya

Ones Suhuniap
The secretary of the KNPB – National Committee for West Papua -, Ones Suhuniap has said that the governor of Papua, the chief of police and the commander of  XVII Cenderawasih Military Command must all be held responsible for  the mysterious killings that occurred in Puncak Jaya during the month of April.

‘Mysterious disappearances and murders have again been happening in Puncak Jaya. Thirty people have disappeared. Eleven have been found of whom two were already dead. They also included two women and an SMA school pupil who had been raped. Two children ran away and were drowned in Yamo Canal.”

The KNPB said that these senior officials must accept responsibility for the mysterious killings that have been occurring in Puncak Jaya and should do everything possible to find out who was responsible for these crimes

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Papuan political prisoners reject offer of Indonesian Government for amnesty

The bid by the Indonesian Government through the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, to grant amnesty for some political prisoners in Papua was rejected by political prisoners at Abepura penitentiary.
The Papuan political prisoners’ statement which was signed by 25 political prisoners serving sentences in Abepura prison stated the following: “We reject the plan granting clemency by the President of the Republic of Indonesia.”

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Mysterious murders in Puncak Jaya: 11 People Killed and 30 People Missing Indicated

Yerson Wonda
Papua, Puncak Jaya Report - Mysterious killings continue to occur in Puncak Jaya. Mysterious murder has led to 41 people missing. 11 people were found dead and 30 people still being sought, while 2 children swept away in the river.

This news has been reported from the secretariat of the West Papua National Committee [KNPB] Puncak Jaya region. This report is delivered directly to the secretariat of Puncak Jaya KNPB Center in Jayapura at 18.00 o'clock WPB. In his report said that dark operation or killings and disappearances papuan in Puncak Jaya has lasts from 1 April 2013 until now.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Opinion: Why is West Papua closed to foreign journalists?

Socrates Sofyan Yoman
By:  Socratez Sofyan Yoman

Earlier this year I had a meeting with a friend who is a foreign journalist in Jakarta. During our conversation which lasted almost an hour, I asked him. ‘When are you planning to visit Papua to get information directly from there?’ My friend said: ‘We are not permitted by the Indonesian government to visit Papua. I have made several requests to visit Papua but the government has turned down all my requests.’ So I asked him: ‘Why are they not allowing you to visit Papua’ to which he replied: ‘The Indonesian government always says that it is not possible to guarantee the safety of foreign journalists in Papua. The OPM could kidnap or kill them.’

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

13 May Action is a Call for Justice Regarding Human Rights in Papua

Jayapura, – A human rights solidarity group in Papua, SPP-HAM declared that the action that took place on Monday, 13 May was clearly a call for justice  with regard to human rights violations which occurred in West Papua . But even so, the action was banned by the police.
As has been earlier reported, Action to Commemorate  the 1 May which Papuan activists regard marking the 50th anniversary of West Papua’s annexation by the Republic of Indonesia occurred in a number of places.

The Indonesian security forces, (TNI and Police) took repressive  and brutal  action against these actions which occurred in a number of places, such as Sorong, Fak-Fak, Biak, Nabire and Timika.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Six KNPB Timika Activists Sentenced to 8 Months Jail

KNPB Timika Report - Located in City Court Timika, Papua, this afternoon, Tuesday (14/05/2013), six activists West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Timika region had been sentenced to 8 months in prison, on charges of committing a crime of treason.

The information obtained by the sixth case KNPB activists are divided into two files, the first case was recorded with registerasi number: PDM-2/TMK/Ep.2/01/2013, for Yakonias Womsiwor, Paul Maryom, Alfret Marsyom, Steven Itlay and Romario Yatipai.

Papuan People in Yahukimo Implementing Peace Demo on May 13, 2013

KNPB Yahokimo
KNPB Yahokimo Report - As previously planned by West Papua National Committee (KNPB) Yahukimo region a peaceful demonstration at the office of Regent of the Old Yahukimo. 

5000 People in Yahukimo West Papuan protest over the incident Aimas, Timika, Biak and Serui May 1, 2013 will be undertaken by the military and police as well as support the launch of the Office of the Free Papua Movement (OPM) in Oxford, England, and supports the Vanuatu government will register West Papua as a permanent member of the Melanesian Spearhead Groups (MSG) in June later.

Monday, May 13, 2013

One KNPB Member have Tortured to Broken Hand

Markus Giban
PAPUA, Jayapura - One members of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Mark Giban (19), student Cenderwasih University (Uncen) reportedly suffered a broken arm to severe torture after being arrested Resort Jayapura City police officers, in Housing III, Abepura, Jayapura, Monday (5/13/2013) afternoon.

Chronology Arrests Four Activists in Jayapura, West Papua

Papua, Jayapura - Four Papuan activist who was arrested four security officers are Chairman of the National Committee of West Papua (KNPB), Viktor Yeimo, Secretary West Papua National Authorithy (WPNA), Marthen Manggaprou, Yongky Ulimpa (23), student of University of Paradise, and Elly Kobak (17), student of University of Paradise.

Victor Yeimo "Demanded" Live Period Remaining Detainees

Jayapura - Chairman of the West Papua National Committee (KNPB), Victor F Yeimo were arrested this afternoon, Monday (05/13/2013), around 10:30 Wit, finally returned to the Correctional Institution (LP) Abepura, in Jayapura, Papua.
Yeimo regarded as one of the people who entered in the List People Search (DPO) of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights in Papua region, because it has not been thoroughly assessed to undergo the remainder of the prisoners.

Peace Action Police blockaded, Chairman KNPB and 4 Protesters Arrested Today

Victor Yeimo
As planned KNPB and multiple organs motion, will be a peaceful demonstration at the office of Rayat Papuan Assembly (MRP). Purpose peaceful demonstration to urge the Government of Papua Province Governor, Papua Police Commander and immediately responsible, the victims of the shooting and arrest on May 1, 2013.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Victor Yeimo Arrested: Silencing Democracy in Papua

Victor Yeimo appeal before the arrest

  "Are we not the rightful owners of this country above every activity of life when the Papuan people was restrained on the ground under the gun and killed the ruler weapon? Have not been satisfied are you ruler greedily suck master and natural resources on the land. All you get, and we be left out, cornered, killed when starvation, poison Limba, and the marginalization of the economic rights over this land. Not satisfied that still capture the Papuan activist?  

Nick Messet Blacklisted by TPN - OPM

Jayapura - National Liberation Army - the Free Papua Movement (TPN-OPM) of the Headquarters Command Center, Kodap I Tabi under the leadership of Colonel David Tarko, officially issued a black list for Nick Messet and his descendants. The statement was delivered by Colonel David Tarko through specialized staff in a press release sent to, Sunday (12/5). 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Indonesia Police Shot West Papuans In Sorong

PAPUAN, Sorong - Regional Police (Police) Papua, through the Police Public Relations Head of Papua, AKBP I Gede Sumerta declare no Aimas shooting in the Village, District Aimas, Sorong, Tuesday (04/30/2013) night, let alone to cause two lives have been lost as reported by the mass media.However, the statement is in stark contrast to the events on the field, because the information gathered, two civilians were shot dead and three other people suffered injuries from live ammunition.

The chronology of events, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 22:00 Wit, a number of people gathered in the home father Isak Klabin, in Jalan Klalin, RW. 01. RT 03, to discuss the plan of action on May 1, 2013.