Depapre arrests and torture case

15/02/2013

Matan Klembiap and Daniel Gobay were arrested at gunpoint on 15 February 2013 along with Arsel Kobak, Eneko Pahabol, Yosafat Satto, Salim Yaru and Obed Bahabol.

They were asked about the whereabouts of pro-independence activists Sebby Sambom and Terianus Satto. During detention at Jayapura Police Station they allegedly suffered torture, intimidation and degrading treatment when they told police that they had no knowledge of the whereabouts of the two aforementioned activists. The seven men were allegedly kicked, beaten with rattan sticks, electrocuted and forced to take their clothes off.

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