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Paint Colors Morning Star Flag In Tomb Kelly Removed

Paint Colors Morning Star Flag In Tomb Kelly Removed

By: Oktovianus Pogau

Monday, June 30, 2014

Paint Colors Morning Star Flag In Tomb Kelly Removed
Mahkam leader of the Free Papua Organization (OPM) which re-painted black by an unknown person

PAPUAN, Timika Timika --- Residents of the District and surrounding areas recently struck by the change of color in the figure mahkam Free Papua Movement (OPM), Kelly Kwalik, which was originally painted in the color of the Morning Star flag be black.

This statement was delivered Diminikus Wakerkwa, one of the civilians in Timika, to suarapapua.com, Monday (06/30/2014), after visiting mahkam Kelly Kwalik and melihanya own.

According Diminikus, while Kelly Kwalik in mahkamkan, the people of West Papua who mourn and grieve his mahkam deliberately painting entirely with the morning star colors, then change color to hitama occurred since Saturday, June 28, 2014.

The tomb is located in the heart of Timika Timika Indah field's future, according Diminkus freshly repainted with base residents of the Morning Star, but after that there are irresponsible people who remove the black paint.

To be sure, Diminikus claimed not to know who the person is doing the painting tomb Kelly Kwalik in black, but allegedly committed by the TNI / police.

"We expect black painting done by the Armed Forces / Police. Of course the goal to disrupt Timika state still recovering from conflict, "he said.

It is said, the TNI / police should not provoke people unwilling to disrupt the town of Timika, because it could have upset the community and perform actions that are not in want.

"I hope the people of Timika to not be provoked by the unreasonable actions. Friends immediately repaint the base color around since the beginning, "he said.

Human rights activists in Jayapura, Elias Ramos deplored unknown person who painted the general mahkam Kelly Kwalik with black people.

"It could easily spark a conflict, we ask the TNI / police must find the mastermind or persons who commit such acts of provocation," said Ramos.

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