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Two men, including a former Sinn Fein councillor, have been found guilty of the murder of Roman Catholic police officer Stephen Carroll in March 2009.
An Indonesia soldier shot Thursday morning in Puncak Jaya, Papua has died, Indonesian Military (TNI) officials said.
First Pvt. Laode was rushed to Mulia Hospital in critical condition earlier today after a group of armed men highly likely separatist terrorist group opened fire on a military truck heading to Mulia, the capital of Papua’s Puncak Jaya district.
The soldiers ambushed by the attackers. Laode suffered a gunshot wound in the attack. The men then took his rife.
Doctors at Mulia Hospital transfered the soldier to Jayapura’s Marthen Indey Military Hospital for further treatment, but doctors were unable to save the man.
Indonesian Military officials are trying to determine who the shooters were, said Erwin Syafitri, commander of the Cendrawasih Military Command, which oversees military operations in Papua.
Separatist terrorist groups have been historically responsible for the occasional bloody clash between security forces and armed groups in Indonesia’s easternmost province, according to the Indonesian government.
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.
Can Maria Wenda be considered a loving mother if she teaches her children to hate others?
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
The campaign of “Stop De Slow Motion Genocide in West Papua” by Oridek AP and Insa AP in the Netherlands is not only mislead the Dutch people about the reality of democracy and peace in West Papua for the last 12 years, but also put together all unrelated different stories of violence conducted by Free West Papua and Indonesian military. Continue reading
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
Indonesia Home Minister Gamawan Fauzi has said that the government will evaluate the special autonomy status of Papua. The evaluation team will consist of officials from different ministries and the evaluation result is expected to be completed by the end of December. “The result will be issued in early January 2012,” Gamawan said in Papua on Wednesday (07/12).
Read more WPPN
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.