Urgent Action on Torture & Attempt to Kill One Melanesian from West Papuan in Vanimo, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea

Urgent Action on Torture & Attempt to Kill One Melanesian from West Papuan in Vanimo, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea
West Papua Refugee Relief Association (WPRRA)
West Papua Refugee Relief Association (WPRRA)

An Open Letter

To: Honourable James Marape, MP,
The Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby,
PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Subject:

Urgent Action on Torture & Attempt to Kill One Melanesian from West Papuan in Vanimo, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea

Dear Honourable Prime Minister,

West Papua and human rights of Melanesians from West Papua has been a continuing issue since the invasion and occupation of our Melanesian land by foreign power called the Colonial United Republic of Indonesia (CURI).

The West Papua Refugee Relief Association (WPRRA) which was established in Port Moresby in 2010, hereby would like to present to Honourable Prime Minister of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea the “torture and assassinate attempt on one of Melanesians from West Papua who have been living in Vanimo, Sandaun Province for many years, after escaping from terror, intimidation and threat to life from Indonesian army and police forces in West Papua.

We attach the chronology of the event and our demand for immediate actions, and images of the victim. We will supply videos on our interview with the victim upon request.

Issued in: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
On Date:  28 September 2019

WPRRA Main Office,

Elimar Gombo                                                               Soni Yossi
Chairperson                                                                    Deputy Chairperson

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