Polish tourist sentenced to 5 years in jail by Indonesia

May 4, 2019

According to the BBC, a Polish man Jakub Skrzypski – has been jailed for 5 years by an Indonesian court in West Papua for treason after allegedly making contacts with West Papuan activists.

The BBC received a text message from the defendant Jakub Skrzypski which said: “I didn’t have the opportunity to speak in my defence or to present any favourable evidence. I reject the trial as well as the verdict,”.

An appeal is planned.

The BBC report is here