Sepi Surbay
In detention now

Date of Birth
Date of Arrest01/05/2015
Case DetailsTwo KNPB members were detained in Kaimana for commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the administrative transfer of Papua to Indonesia.
SentenceUnder police investigation
Concerns Arbitrary detention
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On 1 May, KNPB and PRD demonstrators who had gathered at the KNPB Kaimana secretariat office to commemorate 1 May were forcibly dispersed by Kaimana Regional police. Police raided the secretariat office and fired warning shots. Police allegedly attempted to burn down the secretariat office, but the fire was put out by KNPB members. Police arrested two KNPB leaders, Sepi Surbay and Ruben Furay, who are still believed to be in detention.