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June 21, 2017

AdminJun 21, 2017

Wamena, Jubi – A police officer in Wamena, Jayawijaya allegedly mistreated a minor, Friday afternoon, June 16, 2017.

As a result the victim named Albert Nawipa (15) had to be treated at Emergency Installation (IGD) RSUD Wamena.

Yance Tenoye from Jayawijaya Institute for Law and Human Rights Studies and Advocacy said that Albert was beaten by police officers who served in Pasar Potikelek. After got beaten the victim was also told to clean up the post in the market.

“When the family saw and took the child out of the post, saying that the police post was not his place of work and took him out, he was brought home. Arriving at home, the family saw the bleeding from victim’s nose and finally took him to Wamena hospitals,” he said.

Tenoye regretted the actions of police officers, especially because the victim is under age. He and the families of victims did not understand what cause of the child persecution.

Jayawijaya Police Chief, AKBP Yan Pieter Reba confirmed to have received a report related to the alleged persecution.

“I have not been able to give response, since Friday I am preparing for the visit of Kapolda to Wamena,” said Kapolres.

Separately, Chairman of Advocacy Network of Law and Human Rights of the Middle Mountains, Theo Hesegem asserted that the police was not professional. Moreover, the victims of abuse are minors and persecuted in Pasar Potikelek.

According to him, the officer/police post should be a place to serve and protect the community. (*)



AdminJun 21, 2017

Ophir energy acreage in Indonesia – IST

Jakarta, Jubi – Ophir Energy Indonesia (West Papua IV) Ltd and Ophir Energy Indonesia (Aru) Ltd, are likely to carry out drilling of exploration and appraisal wells in the first quarter in its deep-water working area in eastern Indonesia.

“Initially, we plan to conduct the (exploration) drilling this year, but it looks like to be realized early next year,” Ferdinandus Tetro, external relation officer of Ophir Indonesia midst May 2017.

Ophir has a 49.9% operated interest in the West Papua IV Block and a 60% operated interest in the Aru Block covering a gross area of 5,701 km2.

Ophir said it has completed the 3D seismic survey on the West Papua IV and Aru licenses in the fourth quarter 2016.

Asking about the results of the seismic survey, Tetro said Ophir is currently evaluation the results of the survey.

In its website, Ophir said this is a deep water oil play within the Miocene-aged, New Guinea platform carbonate, with the potential to contain in excess of a billion barrels recoverable.

“Once this has been fully processed and interpreted, we will determine whether to move ahead and drill in the Q4 2017-Q2 2018 window,” it said.

The wells to be drilled will be between 2,500 and 3,500 meters measured depth.

Ophir Energy acquired the West Papua IV and Aru Blocks from Canadian oil and gas company Niko Resources Limited in 2015. (*)



AdminJun 21, 2017

Sentani, Jubi – The circulation of marijuana and shabu-shabu in Papua is getting massive, but there is no serious handling to know the entry of marijuana and shabu-shabu.

From the results of examination conducted by BNN (National Narcotics Agency) Jayapura District, 93% from the highest user are Orang Asli Papua/Papua indigenous (OAP). Until June 2017 OAP’s usage are still the highest.

Papuan Empowerment Staff Nurjana said drugs can damage the pattern of thinking, physical, and endurance a person who consumed them.

“To make sure whether someone is using or not, it must go through the urine examination,” said Nurjana (June 20).

Even so, to know someone is drug users or not also can easily see in the way they look, ranging from body shape, body odour and excessive sweating.

“He will never dare look at people, in just three months his body has changed and the average person who comes to BNN for rehabilitation has become a mental disorder and if someone reaches the level of mental disorder, it cannot be overcome anymore. We can also see from their eyes, if they got red eyes during the day (below 7 to 9 o çlock PM) they are possibly users,” he explained.

In Papua, he added, 90 percent of shabu-shabu users from Makassar are circulating through the air ways. But mostly comes from PNG.

AKP Katrin, who works in the field of eradication and intelligence in Jayapura District, said there are 13 cases of drugs that have been tried and delegated to court this year.

“The average is marijuana and shabu and for the users is mostly Papuan, ranging from elementary school students to university students and public servants,” he said.(*)


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