Archive for the ‘Free West Papua’ Tag

The Sun: The 5,000 crooks we can’t deport (including Benny Wenda of Oxford ?)

The Sun

MORE than 5,000 foreign criminals who should have been flung out of Britain are still here — with most claiming deportation would breach their human rights.

Figures show that 3,775 offenders who should have been sent back home were released from custody to live in communities.

More than 1,600 remained locked up after completing their sentence and 12 are missing after being released from court or referred incorrectly.

Home Secretary Theresa May, who wants to change the rules preventing deportation, said the problem lies with how British courts interpret Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Continue reading

Also Benny Wenda profits from Freeport unrest

A very nice article from Free West Papua

Self appointed Papuan rebel leader in exile Benny Wenda accuses everybody else from profiting from the alleged exploitation of the natural resources of the Indonesian provinces of West Papua and Papua, from the international companies such as Freeport that extract these natural resources to the Indonesian Government in Jakarta and the usual bugbear of the Indonesian military without admitting that without such tragic events like the death of a protester in a confrontation with police Wenda would have no cause to fight for.

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Teaching Kids to Hate

Can Maria Wenda be considered a loving mother if she teaches her children to hate others?

taken by Samsung digital

In West Papua many children from different ethnic groups are most friendly with other children surrounding them. They would express empathy amongst friends, the purity of childhood without worrying about the life which surrounds them and only one thing a child understands in a childhood life and that should only be “child’s play”.

Unfortunately, indifference in London of five Papuan children of Benny and Maria Wenda, an activist for West Papua, appalling behaviour for such parents to direct their children is this kind of environment. Using minors to chant in an abrupt way showing ugliness in vision of a child and behind the child you wonder if the child itself would understand in the obstacle concept of human rights. Much sympathy to the children as no knowledge would be known unless pursuance by an adult, who in this circumstance abuses the child’s mind in diversity killing their thoughts of being a child and early adulthood. Continue reading

OPM kill Indonesian police officer

Free Papua Organization (OPM) have killed a police officer near the The U.S. company Freeport-McMoRan’s gold and copper mine in the most-eastern Indonesia’s province, Papua.

Company spokesman Ramdani Sirait said the officer was shot Tuesday (07/02) within the working area of Freeport Indonesia. The area was closed as police investigated. Read WPPN

OPM Kill Policeman in Papua

Armed rebels shot a policeman dead at point-blank range on Saturday (28/01) when they ambushed a security patrol in Indonesia’s the most-eastern province of Papua. Read WPPN

Police arrest 12 suspected OPM members in Papua

Police in Papua have arrested 12 suspected separatist Free Papua Organization (OPM) members who had attacked a security post in Mulia, Puncak Jaya and burned a government office on October 5, 2011, a spokesman here said. Please read the following link West Papua News Network

Interpol seeks Benny Wenda

An Indonesia’s Papuan criminal who escaped from jail and has been granted asylum in the UK, named on an Interpol wanted list. Benny Wenda, 37, is wanted by Indonesia on arson and murder charges. Read more »

Freeport threatened us: Strikers

Rangga D. Fadillah and Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta/Jayapura | Sat, 09/17/2011 7:00 AM

Freeport employees on strike over wage increase demands claimed they had been intimidated by PT Freeport’s management, which on Friday reported that the copper and gold mining company was losing an estimated US$19 million per day as a result of the strike. Continue reading

Indonesia strike hits Freeport’s Papua copper mine

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One of the biggest gold and copper mines in the world has been severely hit by a bitter pay dispute, union leaders at the Indonesian facility say.

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PLN Gives Rp4 Trillion to Eastern Regions

Friday, 10 June, 2011 | 15:32 WIB

TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta:The state electricity company, PT PLN (Persero), disbursed Rp4 trillion to improve electrification in Indonesia’s eastern regions. These areas have the lowest rate of electrification or electrification ratio, among all PLN subscribers in Indonesia.

Most of Indonesia’s eastern regions can only access an average of 50 percent electrification. For example, Central Kalimantan has 50 percent, Southeast Sulawesi has 45 percent, and West Papua has 42 percent. To match the national scale, the electrification ratio target in these areas must reach 60 percent. Continue reading