Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Buchtar Tabuni Support the rejection of clemency by Political Prisoners in Papua

Buchtar Tabuni and Victor Yeimo
I fully support the stance of rejection Filep Karma and his friends on the pardon (forgiveness) will be granted President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono against Papuan political prisoners in Papua.

I am also a former political prisoner who is now the Chairman of the National Parliament of West Papua [PNWP], gave high appreciation to the freedom fighters in custody Abepura Papua, Wamena, Nabire, Biak, Manokwari, Timika and Paniai that has rejected clemency from the Indonesian Government.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Jewish Gifts To SBY and Papua's Independence Struggle

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono received the Statesman Award from the Appeal of Conscience Foundation (ACF), a foundation based in New York, United States, Thursday (30/5), emerge amid protests from human rights activists and minority groups against the award because SBY assessed failed to prevent intolerance.

In the award ceremony, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, leader of the ACF said, SBY chosen because as a leader in the largest Muslim nation in the world, he is trying to pursue peace and help Indonesia develop into a democratic society and the fight against extremism. This award is recognition of his achievements in international efforts to maintain peace and encouragement to improve human rights, religious liberty, and interfaith cooperation.