Posts Tagged ‘OPM’

OPM Stabbed an Innocent Woman with a Sickle

January 12, 2009


Police in Indonesia’s Papua province were hunting about 20 suspected separatist rebels of the Papua Movement (OPM) who raided a police post and stabbed the wife of an officer before making off with four guns and ammunition.
They attacked a police post in Puncak Jaya district on Thursday night, 9 January 2009, said Papua police chief Bagus Eko Danto. ‘The woman is in critical condition after she was stabbed three times with a sickle,’ he said. He said the attackers were armed with traditional weapons such as sickles, arrows and other crude weapons. Bagus said the attackers also stole 60 bullets


Scholarship are given to Sons and Daughters of Former OPM Leaders

September 25, 2008

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia through Depdiknas and Depag RI has given  the scholarship to the sons and daughters of  former leading figures of the National Liberation Army Free Papua Organization (OPM) lived in PNG through the program of repatriation.

Depdiknas Logo

Depdiknas Logo

In September 2008,  Depdiknas gives  the scholarship to 11 people spreading in various Universities such as Jakarta, Bandung, Malang, Jogjakarta and Surakarta .



Whereas, Depag has given 4 scholarships to study at State Islamic University of  Jogjakarta

OPM Comes Back to NKRI

July 4, 2008

Hundreds of TPN/OPM members are ready to come back to the city and wants to be The Republic of Indonesia Citizen ( NKRI).  Their willing is positively greeted by Vice Chairman II DPR Papua Paskalis Kossy, SPd and Chairman of Laskar Merah Putih of Papua Province Nico Mauri.

“Until now they (OPM in the jungle) have been utilized by  OPM politicians who live in the city or overseas to rise fund and they miserable and it is time to come back to the city, live among society and build Indonesia together”  Nico said. Welcome back.

The United Stated of America Claims Papua as an ‘integral part’ of the Unitary State of Indonesia (NKRI)

May 8, 2008

Jayapura. Three US officials  of American Embassy in Indonesia:  Staff for Political Section Mr.Matthew Cenzer, Assistant for Army Attaché  Letkol Marc Harrelson and  Attache  Marinir Letcol Ron Domingue paid a visit to Makodam, Papua on 7 March 2008.  Their visit were welcome by Asisten Intel ( Asintel) Kasdam XVII/Cenderawasih Colonel Inf. FX.Bangun P who was acting for Pangdam.



The goal of their visit  is to appreciate the political and security situation and condition in Papua as well as want to get  comprehensive pictures from TNI side  relating with the efforts towards groups which have not yet had the same views with NKRI. In that occasion, Kapendam Lt Col Inf. Santoso who accompanying Asintel Kasdam stated “,TNI have never deemed tham as enemies, but our brother Indonsia nation who still have different views. TNI has a duty to give understanding to them so that they will realize Indonesia efforts”.


Concerning US commitment towards the NKRI sovereignty, Mr.Matthew Cenzer said clearly that the United States Government supports the Papuan integrity to the territory of NKRI. “I am very happy and proud of approaches carried out by the regional government and TNI, because many OPM members settled in PNG could return to Indonesia (Papua) without having pressures from any side after seeing the progress of Papua development,” he stated. Mr Mattew Cenzer claimed, the mass media and non-governmental organizations’ report  on Papua condition is to the contrary with reality. Evidently,  I see security condition in Papua is very good and conducive. (Ar10)