Violence in Papua Throughout 2012 by Indonesia country
Human rights abuses by the Indonesian military forces
Jayapura (19/12)-A number of cases of violence that goes violations of human rights (Human Rights) during the year 2012. Following a number of cases of violence were recorded Institutions Study and Advocacy of Human Rights (ELSHAM) Papua in Jayapura.
From the media that read reales ELSHAM ELSHAM Papua Advocacy Coordinator, Sem Rumbrar told reporters in Abepura, Wednesday (19/12) calls, violent acts committed by both security forces and military police, who successfully recorded during the year 2012 was assault by police the Roma supporters in the Mandala Stadium on May 13, 2012, which led to 18 people suffered respiratory problems due to fire tear gas and detained six others arbitrarily.
Shooting by police against four people in Degeuwo on May 15, 2012, which resulted in one person dead and three others wounded. The assault by members of the TNI Battalion 756 Wimane Sili against citizens in Honai Lama Wamena on June 6, 2012, which resulted in one person dead and 14 others seriously injured. Arbitrary arrest and torture by the police on 10 residents in the town of Serui, which commemorate the International Day for Indigenous People on 9 August 2012.
Forced Dissolution demonstrations in front of the campus KNPB State University of Papua, Manokwari on October 23, 2012. A total of 15 people were detained by police, nine of them have been tortured, and 2 others injured tembak.Beberapa action flash shooting by police against pro-democracy activists who joined in the container West Papua National Committee (KNPB) continues. Shooting action against the Chief I KNPB, Mako Tabuni (34) on June 14, 2012.
Similar acts repeated in Wamena on December 16, 2012, when police shot dead militants KNPB Chairman Baliem, Hubertus Mabel (30 years). Still in the record indicated, but not limited to violent acts of terror and shooting by unknown assailants (Persons Unknown) is increasing, both in 2011 and 2012. Between 5 July until 6 September 2011, there have been 28 shootings that killed 13 people and wounded at least 32 people. Meanwhile, throughout the year 2012, there have been 45 attacks by unknown assailants, killed 34 people, injuring 35 people and causing trauma to 2 people.
Internal displacement that occurred in Keerom from July to November 2012, was one of the events that received less attention from the government. In cooperation ELSHAM Papua and Keerom Catholic Church, 38 refugees who have settled in the forest can be facilitated eventually return to their homes.
Sem Rumbrar said, looking at the socio-political conditions faced by Papuans today, ELSHAM Papua calling for the Indonesian government to open access to international humanitarian agencies, international journalists and foreign researchers to visit and monitor the human rights situation in Papua. The police of the Republic of Indonesia immediately revealed to the public, the attackers and the mysterious shooting that we have seen before in Papua.
The Indonesian government and its anti-government groups were asked to take the dialogue as a way to end the conflict and ongoing violence in Papua. Military and police to respect the guiding principle of universal human rights that have been ratified by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia. (Jubi / Moses)
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