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Violence Is Not the Way Keeping Papua

West Papua Action Network
Violence Is Not the Way Keeping Papua
July 6,

Yogyakarta, Jubi – “It’s such a nightmare for Indonesia if they wanted to maintain Papua through violence, arrest, murder, detention and massacre over Papuans, in particular the humanitarian activists in Papua,” Papuan councilor Laurenzus Kadepa told Jubi on Friday (3/7/2015) from Jayapura.

Many violations were happening in the land of Papua for more than five decades after being forced to integrate with Indonesia. The Indonesian Government reveals none of those cases up to now. It indicates that Papua is not part of Indonesia.

“The unrevealed actors of the human right violation cases in Papua including the shooting incident that killed four students and injured dozens of residents in Paniai on 8 December 2014 is evidence of state failure for Papuans,” Kaidepa said. According to him, the Indonesian treatment over Papuans turned Papuans to consider Indonesia is not their…

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