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LP3BH Protest Arrest 31 Activists KNPB

June 13, 2016

LP3BH Protest Arrest 31 Activists KNPB

Sorong, Jubi – Institute for Research, Study and Development of Legal Aid (LP3BH) Manokwari Yan protest against the arrest of 31 activists of the National Committee of West Papua (KNPB), Friday (06/10/2016) by the Jayapura City Police while distributing leaflets.

Director of the Manokwari LP3BH Yan Christian Warinussy to the Jubi in Sorong, Sunday (12/06/2016), said action Jayapura police chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner H. Sirait Marison Tobar and his staff continued it became a legal fact the most serious violations of the rights and freedoms and Google, as well as the rights and freedom of assembly are clearly guaranteed in the constitution of the Indonesian state.

"The deeds of the Jayapura police chief clearly violates the principles of respect for human rights set out in the Criminal Procedure Code and Law No. 39 of 1999 on Human Rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which has been ratified by the Government of Indonesia, "he said.

It also urged the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon for the UN to send a special rapporteur and intervene and investigate alleged human rights violations in Papua, especially about the implementation of Law No. 9 of 1998 on freedom of expression in public.

In the records of Indonesian Science Institute (LIPI) in Papua Road Map, he added, there are four findings into problems in Papua.
First, the effects of marginalization and discrimination against indigenous Papuans (OAP) as a result of economic development, political conflicts and mass migration to Papua since 1970. Bids from LIPI solution is recognition of affirmative policies be developed to empower OAP;

Second, the failure of development especially in the areas of education, health and economic empowerment of the people, which according to LIPI needed some sort of new paradigm of development that focuses on improving public services for the welfare of the villages, the village OAP;
Thirdly, the contradictions of history and political identity construction between Papua and Jakarta that can only be solved by dialogue crate that has been done to Aceh;

Fourth, accountability for past state violence against citizens of Indonesia (OAP). Bids solution of LIPI through the road of reconciliation between human rights court and a truth-telling as options for law enforcement and justice in the Land of Papua, especially for the victims, their families and citizens of Indonesia in Papua in general.

Chairman of the KNPB Sorong Kingdom Kamtius Heselo said KNPB often become victims of physical abuse when it held a demonstration which was considered contrary to the Homeland. (*)
More KNPB activists arrested in West Papua

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