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Dissolving Dec 1 Demo | KNPB Chairman Arrested

A google translate of article posted on AWPA facebook page. Be-aware that google translate can be a bit erratic. Original bahasa below translation.

It would appear a 1st Dec rally in Jayapura was dispersed by the security forces by tear gas and 3 people arrested.


Dissolving Apparatus Demo December 1, KNPB Chairman Arrested
Saturday, December 1st, 2012 | 9:52

[Jayapura] Police officers from Jayapura City Police on Saturday (1/12) morning with a power of 2 and 1 SST SST Dalmas from Abe Police disperse protesters who want to celebrate peringatakan December 1 which is called Independence Day Papua Merdeka, around 10:20 CEST. Their previous round of speeches in public transport Waena Housing III, and insisted on doing long march to Expo Waena. Officials have also warned that they drove a truck into the Expo, but the advice was not heeded.

"Freedom, freedom, freedom," the cry heard in a long marc committed students and activists.

After walking about 500 yards ahead diesel Waena, protesters confronted officers returned and asked to disperse. But they refused, finally done with 2 shots dissolution tears.

SP who was at the event to see the protesters, who numbered the 50's people were immediately dispersed. Three people were secured and taken into custody trucks.

Jayapura City police chief, Chief Alfred the SP said the activity was not allowed, but they still force themselves to go to the Expo Waena and next to the tomb of Theys in Sentani. So I ordered to block in front of the Dian Harapan Hospital. And by the time they insisted negotiations, and we do attempt to forcibly disperse the protesters, "he said.

He said, the dissolution is done with 2 shot tear gas, it is because the protesters did throw to the surrounding community. "As a result of the pitch due to an injured throwing elbow section and is now hospitalized," he said. And the action he said, we bagged 3 people.

From pantaun SP due to the incident number of shops closed. Those who caught the West Papua National Committee chairman, Viktor Yeimo (29), Humum Kiman (20), Sala Ebel (19) students of the College of Sciences Hukim Umel Mandiri. [154]

Aparat Membubarkan Demo 1 Desember, Ketua KNPB Ditangkap
Sabtu, 1 Desember 2012 | 9:52

[JAYAPURA] Aparat kepolisian dari Polresta Kota Jayapura, Sabtu (1/12) pagi dengan kekuatan 2 SST Dalmas serta 1 SST dari Polsek Abe membubarkan para pendemo yang hendak merayakan peringatakan 1 Desember yang biasa disebut hari kemerdekaan Papua Merdeka, sekitar pukul 10.20 WIT. Sebelumnya mereka berorasi di putaran angkutan umum Perumnas III Waena, dan ngotot melakukan long march ke Expo Waena. Aparat juga sudah memperingatakan agar mereka naik mobil truk saja ke Expo, namun anjuran itu tak diindahkan.

“Merdeka, merdeka, merdeka, ”teriakan itu terdengar dalam long marc yang dilakukan mahasiswa dan aktivis.

Setelah berjalan sekitar 500 meter depan PLTD Waena, para pendemo dihadang kembali aparat dan diminta membubarkan diri. Namun mereka menolaknya, akhirnya dilakukan pembubaran dengan 2 tembakan airmata.

SP yang berada di tempat kejadian tersebut melihat para pendemo yang berjumlah 50-an orang pun langsung membubarkan diri. Tiga orang diamankan dan dibawa ke truk tahanan.

Kapolresta Jayapura Kota, AKBP Alfred kepada SP mengatakan, kegiatan itu tidak diijinkan, namun mereka tetap memaksakan diri untuk ke Expo Waena dan selanjutnya ke makam Theys di Sentani. Sehingga saya perintahkan untuk memblokir di depan RS Dian Harapan. Dan pada saat negosiasi berlangsung mereka tetap ngotot, dan kami lakukan upaya paksa untuk membubarkan pendemo,”ujarnya.

Kata dia, pembubaran dilakukan dengan 2 tembakan gas airmata, itu dikarenakan pada pendemo melakukan lemparan kepada masyarakat sekitar. “Akibat lemparan tersebut seorang terluka dibagian siku akibat lemparan dan kini dirawat dirumah sakit, “ujarnya. Dan dalam aksi tersebut kata dia, 3 orang kami amankan.

Dari pantaun SP akibat kejadian tersebut sejumlah toko-toko tutup. Mereka yang tertangkap Ketua Komite Nasional Papua Barat, Viktor Yeimo (29), Humum Kiman (20), Ebel Sala (19) mahasiswa Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Hukim Umel Mandiri. [154]


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