Text the Papuan police chief to free the KNPB activists


Victor Yeimo in prison.

UPDATE  (21st May): Three of the KNPB members have been released but Victor Yeimo remains in prison. We have a new phone number for the Japura police chief: +62852 4466 7949. Please phone or text (SMS) calling for Victor’s release.


On 13th May four activists from the West Papua National Committee (KNPB) were arrested at a peaceful demonstration in Jayapura. They have reportedly been beaten. We are extremely concerned for their safety. Please send a text message (SMS) or telephone to the head of police in Papua requesting that they release the activists and let him know we are watching.

Head of Police in Papua – Tito Karnavia: +62811161777

We recommend you send the following text (SMS) message:

“Bebaskan Victor Yeimo dan aktivis KNPB. Kami mengawasi dengan cermat apa yang Anda lakukan. Anda harus Menghormati hak asasi Manusia Internasional. ”

Translation: “Free Victor Yeimo and the KNPB activists. We are watching closely what you are doing. You must respect international human rights.