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10 years sought for independence activist

  • Angela Flassy

    The Jakarta Post

Jayapura | Thu, June 18 2009 | 01:20 pm

PREMIUM Prosecutors told the district court in Jayapura, Papua, on Wednesday that pro-independence activist Bucthar Tabuni should be sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for alleged treason. Buchtar, chairman of the International Parliamentarians for West Papua (IPWP), was arrested in Jayapura last December for leading a peaceful demonstration to support the launch of the IPWP in London. The prote...