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Recovering the State of West Papua, Sentenced to Three Years in Jail

Recovering the State of West Papua, Sentenced to Three Years in Jail

by John Pakage for West Papua Media

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Forkorus Yoboisembut, Edison Gladius Waromi, Agustinus M. 352 more words

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Forkorus is waiting for international support: Verdict to be announced on 16 March

Bintang Papua, 12 March 2012<Illustration at the beginning of the report shows the defendants addressing their sympathisers outside the court.>

The  twelfth hearing of the trial of the five defendants – Forkorus Yaboisembut (‘President of the Federal Republic of West Papua), Edison Waromi (‘prime minister’). 540 more words

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Stop criminalising lawyers and human rights activists in makar cases

JUBI, 5 March 2012

Bearing in mind the continual terrorising of defence lawyers during the makar (treason) trial  and  of human rights activists as well as journalists covering the trial, the central executive of GARDA-P , the Movement for People’s Democracy has called upon the security forces to put an end to all of their attempts to silence these people. 425 more words

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Amnesty Calls for Release of Forkorus and colleagues

Bintang Papua, 8 March 2012Jayapura: Amnesty International has called on the Indonesian Government to release Forkorus and his colleagues. This follows the demand made in court by the prosecutor for the five men to be sentenced to five years. 424 more words

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Federal Republic of West Papua is registered at the UN

JUBI, 2 March 2012At the latest hearing of the trial of Forkorus Yaboisembut, Forkorus  announced that  the proclamation of the Federal Republic of West Papua had been registered with the UN Security Council in order to receive international recognition. 239 more words

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Monitoring of the trial of Forkorus and colleagues

This briefly covers the monitoring of four of the most recent hearings of the trial of Forkorus Yaboisembet and his four colleagues who are facing the charge of subversion – makar – in relation to their attendance at the Papuan Peace Conference 16 – 19 October and the subsequent declaration by Forkorus of the establishment of the Federal Republic of West Papua.Monday 6 February 2012… 811 more words

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