Demonstration in support of FWPC office in PNG


On 26 November 2013, 28 demonstrators, including three women, were arrested during demonstrations in Jayapura. The demonstrations were held to support the opening of a Free West Papua Campaign office in Papua New Guinea and the Sorong to Samarai campaign. The 12 demonstrators who remain in detention have been denied access to lawyers and have been charged with Article 170 and 135 of the Indonesian Criminal Code and Emergency Law 12/1951 for possession of homemade weapons and ammunition.