Breaking News from West Papua: Melanesians Demonstrating against Special Autonomy Law Shot in Front of University Campus in Jayapura

This morning, at 10:29 West Papua time, a student by the name of Mathias Soo or Mathias Suu was shot by Indonesian police, tortured many others.

The students refusing the Special Autonomy offer by Indonesia and demanding independence referendum. Demonstrations were held at the Cenderawasih University Campus campus, the first and largest campus in Western New Guinea.

Many others were arrested, tear gas was shot into the students.

There spots were announced for the peaceful demonstration today: Waena Expo centre, Auditorium of the Cenderawasih University and Perumnas 3, in front of the Yahukumo Student dormitory

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