24 West Papuan people reportedly arrested in Fak-Fak

August 21, 2017

We have received urgent and unconfirmed reports that on 20th August at approximately 15:20, 24 West Papuan activists were arrested by the Indonesian police in the port of Fak-fak. It is believed that all the activists are from the West Papua National Committee (KNPB).

This is a developing story and we will continue to update the news as more information becomes available.

The names of those reported arrested is as follows:

1. Hiskia Meage
2. Herry Kossay
3. Gerson Tebay
4. Arnold Kocu
5. Warpo Wetipo
6. Naman Gwiyangge
7. Dolia Umbruangge Anggota
8. Ronny Lokbere
9. Esau Mabel
10. Ocha Wetipo
11. Adam Sori
12. Makes Yohame
13. Niko Hiluka
14. Rosita
15. Istrinya Nico Hiluka
16. Alex Nekenem Ket. Knpb Manokwari
17. Andi Dimara
18. Yudas Kossay
19. Frans Meage
20. Andi Nawipa
21. Hosea Yeimo
22. Yan
23. Unknown
24. Unknown