Posts Tagged ‘Lucas Emembe’

Indonesian security forces detain scores ahead of demonstration

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Indonesian police and army units have conducted heavily armed security sweeps across Jayapura ahead of planned mass demonstrations by civil society organizations, including the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Indonesia’s annexation of West Papua. The raids began at 3am local time on April 30, after the new Papuan Governor Lukas Read more