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Urge Release of Student UNIPA Robert Yelemaken and Onni Weya, Police Throw Graded Words Adu-sheep OAPUrge Release of Student UNIPA Robert Yelemaken and Onni Weya, Police Throw Graded Words Adu-sheep OAP
18 August, 2014
Students of State University of Papua (UNIPA) and a number of communities in Manokwari, West Papua province held a peaceful demonstration asking for the unconditional release of two Mnukwar KNPB activists who are students and student, Robert Yelemaken (16) and Onni Weya (21), Monday (18 / 8.14).
Manokwari, MAGAZINE STEP – Student State University of Papua (UNIPA) and a number of communities in Manokwari, West Papua province held a peaceful demonstration to request unconditional release two Mnukwar KNPB activists who are students and student, Robert Yelemaken (16) and Onni Weya (21), Monday (18.08.14).
Robert Yelemaken (16) and Onni Weya (21) the Manokwari police arrested August 8, 2014 and on Earth Marina Complex perumaan Navy (Write These Words, and Persecution Police Arrest 2 Member KNPB in Manokwari)
Demonstration held At 10:00 local time in front of the Campus UNIPA Manokwari and then headed to the Manokwari Police Office. On the way to the local Police Office, the action shouting slogans Student Life, Community Life, Student Life.
Action Coordinator Othen Gombo said two activists were arrested without warrants from Manokwari Police. For that, they must be released in order to continue their education.
Gombo said, the police assign two activists have violated Book Law No. 160 of Incitement and the police said that after the expiration of 20 days then they will be handed over to the LP Manokwari.
Person in charge of the action is also the President of the Student UNIPA, Aloysius Siep and vice president, judging reward Delvisen Robert Yelemaken (16) are students and underage so should be released in order to return to school. While Onni Weya (21) is a student who must return to campus for lectures together with other friends.
Othen Gombo Action Coordinator explained, with one of the members of the Police emotional Manokwari towards the front and said that “We are also burnt and killed”.
Furthermore, Gombo said, another police officer said, “This is not Wamena not always a crime in the town of Manokwari. Action-by-action in Manokwari to the present or in this day selalua coordinated by the Wamena.
At the same time, obviously Gombo, another police officer said, “Moron, animals, stupid students, all”.
Students assess, the words expressed by some members of the police is not ethical and pitting fellow native Papuans (OAP).
Manokwari Police asked you for students and the community to disband. Police Chief judge the rally was held without a notice and ask students should be doing demonstrations but no notification letter to the police chief.
At around 13:00 local time, the action dissolve safely.
Known, previous arrests taken seriously by an international organization who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights, Amnesty International. Amnesty International asked the Indonesian police in Manokwari both these activists unconditionally. (GE / 003 / MS)