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7 more KNPB activists arrested

7 more KNPB activists arrested.

July 04, 2014

Timika, KNPBNews - Having previously KNPB Police arrested six activists in Jayapura, this time the Indonesian National Army (TNI) caught 7 Timika Region KNPB activist who was distributing leaflets boycott presidential election in Kampung Iripau, Mapuru Jaya, Timika.

After capture, the military handed over to the police. When they are captured by residents at the scene, they were tortured and beaten. Until now their whereabouts are unknown.

7th this Timika Region KNPB activists arrested today, Friday (4/7) around the clock, 10:00 am. The flyer was for the people to boycott the contents menyeruhkan PILRPES peacefully, ie no need to polling place to vote for any Presidential candidate.

Those arrested are; 1. Ruben Kayun, 2. Deky Akum, 3. Kaitanus Siminak, 4. Apollos Simare, 5. Yanuarius Enakat, 6. Gerson Banam, 7. Anthon Damkokor.

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