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Father Nato Gobay : Papuans are not hunting Animals

Posted by : Arnold Belau on January 8, 2015 at 01:14:30 WP [Editor : Victor Mambor]

Father Nato Gobay : Papuans are not hunting Animals

Nabire, Jubi - Secretary General of the diocese of Timika, Father Nato Gobay, in front of thousands of Catholics who attended the nomination (pentabisan) event of 10 priests in the diocese of Timika, Tuesday (6/1), said,Papuans are human. Not that always hunted by humans.

"The government , military officials and military police, please do not do the shooting of my people. Not long ago the apparatus has shot dead five young people who became the hope of this nation. It happened in my hometown.I'm begging, please do not shoot my people, "he said in the church of Christ Our Friends (CWC) Cannon Hill,Nabire.

"I do not want to see it anymore. I do not want to hear anymore ye (apparatus-red) range again my people in Papuais the second time. 'Me WAGI kouko daa' should not be killed. Papuan are human not kus-kus to be huntedcontinuesly. Peace should be created in Papua. Not create a conflict, "said Father Nato.

Meanwhile, Yones Douw, a human rights activist in Nabire says, the recent shootings occurred in Enarotali, Paniaiby the joint forces of military / police was purely gross human rights violations.

"I have asked officials to stop the brutal shooting of civilians in Papua. It should not be repeated, as happened inthe case of Enarotali, Paniai, Papua, "said Yones when Jubi of Nabire contacted by cellphone .

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