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Herman Wainggai Has Been Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

July 19, 2016

Author: Syukron Fadillah

Herman Wainggai Proposed Dapet Nobel Peace, Who is he?

JAKARTA, – The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2016 has significance for Indonesia. George Mason University (GMU), the United States proposed the name of Herman Wainggai as the Nobel nomination.

Herman Wainggai

Born in Jayapura, Papua, it is proposed to accept the award because of its commitment to protecting the people of West Papua without violence. The world is necessary to recognize that commitment.

For the record, during the 20 years of Herman spends himself for the struggle to liberate the people of West Papua by the Indonesian government. No wonder if he is now the leader of renowned human rights on the world stage.

The world community has long introduced by Herman on methods to fight for human rights without resorting to violence. Compassion and embraces the truth is the principle adopted by Herman during this time.

It is this method that builds the Civil Rights Movement in America and liberate India from British rule.

West Papua Action Network 2002 ago once wrote that Herman had been accused of subversion or overthrow the motion is not appropriate constitutional. Accusations and even then took him into custody for two years. Crime does is organizing peaceful protests against Indonesia.

Since working in Washington, DC, in 2010, Herman asked for the support of multilateral organizations, such as the United Nations, members of Congress, human rights, and universities to spread awareness and understanding of the suffering experienced by the people of West Papua.

This year, the organizers of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee selects 376 consisting of 228 individuals and 148 organizations. Nominee elected Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on October 7, 2016. Previously, from 6-8 June 2016, established the Nobel Peace Prize Forum in Minneapolis.

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