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Summary of events in West Papua for June 10 July 2016-

July 11, 2016

Summary of events in West Papua for June 10 July 2016-

More arrests at peaceful rallies in June
Up to 31 KNPB activists were arrested in Jayapura on Friday the 10 June. Those arrested were simply handing out leaflets informing the public about an upcoming rally to be held on the 15 June. For all the talk about Indonesia being a democracy the security forces still have to learn the principles laid down in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states,
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers. (Article 19) Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. (Article 20).
Full update at
http://awpasydneynews.blogspot.com.au/2016/07/summary-of-events-in-west-papua-for.html

apr-papuan-sentani-protest-knpb-680wide.jpg AWPA Sydney News: Summary of events in West Papua for June – 10 July 2016
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