Posts Tagged ‘Papua’

Our message for Goliat Tabuni

April 10, 2015

This is a message  found in a note  belonging to Oya, a former follower of Goliat Tabuni. “I am one of the 23 people who returned to the right path, the path of  Papua May 1st.  Once day in a discussion, we have heard  that Goliat Tabuni expressed his desire return to Papua’s May 1st as Messet did. That’s what led to our bravery started and began to realize, so we and other friends are going to surrender.  We have been tired to follow Goliat Tabuni’s idea. We have lost our jobs and our children also have lost their future. Therefore, I pray Goliath Tabuni back to the Papua’s May 1st, and we believed that could happend.  Only with Indonesia, Papua’s properity and peace will come.”.

Chicken Barapen ala Walesi

February 12, 2010

Chicken Barapen is one of the most famous Papuan food. Walesi is a name of tribe in Wamena Papua.  They change pork with chicken because many Wamena people are Moslem. The method of cooking is using burnt stone beforehand putting into a drum that is buried in the land. Afterwards, put sweet potatoes, and vegetables on it one by one.  Then put chicken with spice, pour oil on chicken, vegetables, and sweet potatoes evenly.  After that, close the drum by thick plastic heat-resistant.  …….Now, the food is ready to serve.

We will stop fighting, promise

January 12, 2010

Keeping away from strife is an honor for a man, But any fool will quarrel. Proverbs 20:3

Solomon asked, “Do you see yourself as an honorable man or a fool?” If you avoid strife and fighting then you are an honorable man. But if you like to quarrel about anything and everything then you are a fool. Do you remember that our kids at SD Inpres state elementary school in Kwamki Lama in Mimika, Papua have not been school.

While they had got problem, we were proud to fight with our family. As a father I am ashamed with my kid’s complaint “father, please stop your involvement in the conflict, we want to school now.” My kid reminds me Solomon message during our prayer at Church that the honorable thing for a man to do is avoid strife and quarreling, not engage in it. Thank Mimika Police chief Adj. Sr. Comr. Moh. Sagi for your effort to mediate in the dispute.

International Parliamentarians for West Papua, Membongkar Jaringan London

October 30, 2008

 

Berdasarkan investigasi, aksi segelintir kelompok ektrim pimpinan Benny Wenda telah mengadakan kegiatan di London dengan tema ”International Parliamentarians for West Papua” (IPWP) pada 15 Oktober 2008. Pertemuan tersebut dihadiri oleh 3 anggota Parlemen Inggris, 1 anggota Parlemen Papua New Guinea (PNG), 1 anggota Parlemen Vanuatu dan 30 simpatisan separatis. Kegiatan yang tidak didaftarkan tersebut (kegiatan non formal), disebutnya sebagai gerakan internasional, sama sekali tidak menarik perhatian publik. Para annggota parlemen yang menghadiri kegiatan tersebut tentunya mereka yang masih menutup mata dengan perkembangan demokrasi di Indonesia dan perkembangan otonomi khusus yang sudah diterima luas oleh masyarakat Papua.

WPP kali ini menurunkan hasil investigasi dari mereka-mereka yang hadir utamanya dari Inggris (anggota parlemen Andrew Smith, pendeta L. Harrys dan anggota parlemen Lembit Opik) dan bahayanya pemikiran mereka. Siapakah mereka ?

Andrews Smith

Smith

Smiths

Andrews Smith adalah anggota parlemen partai Labour dari Oxford East sampai sekarang. Andrew adalah seorang City Councillor di Blackbird Leys sebelum terpilih menjadi anggota parlemen dan mengepalai Committee hubungan rasial, pariwisata dan perencanaan local. Ia juga aktif di Amnesty Internasional khususnya HAM di China. Partainya “Labour” adalah partai demokratik sosialis. Namun partai ini sejak pertengahan 1980an, dibawah kepemimpinan Neil Kinnock, John Smith, dan Tony Blair, disebut-sebut sebagai ”Third Way” (more centrist) yang mengadopsi pasar bebas. Dan terkait hal ini, para pengamat lebih menyebutnya sebagai partai Sosial demokratik (left atau center left) atau bahkan neo-liberal. Ia menikah dengan Val dengan satu anak perempuan dan satu cucu.

Lord Harrys

Harrys

Harrys

Ia dikenal dengan aliran liberal, menentang Section 38 UU Pemerintah Lokal Inggris yang melarang mempublikasikan homoseksual. Ia dikenal sejalan dengan pendeta controversial pro-gay Jeffry John yang mendapat pertetangan keras dari seluruh dunia, mengingat bertambahnya penderita AIDS di Inggris yang diyakini karena tindakan kaum gay dan biseksual. Tentunya, jika ide mereka diterapkan di Papua, yang bersama dunia internasional justru sedang berjuang memerangi AIDS, adalah counter produktif sebab hanya akan mendukung berkembangnya penyakit AIDS tersebut.

Lembik Opik

Opik

Opik

Sedangkan Lembik Opik, lahir 2 Maret 1965 dan anggota parlemen partai Liberal Demokrat dari Montgomery Shire sejak tahun 1997, dikenal sebagai seorang flamboyan. Setelah putus dari pacarnya Sean Lloyd ia kemudian bergandengan dengan penyanyi Romania Gabriele Irimia. Sebagai seorang yang ingin mencari perhatian, ia pernah tampil di Who Wants to be Milionare dan mendapatkan US$ 64.000. Pengetahuan tentang Papua adalah sangat diragukan sebab ia lebih menekuni masalah komet dan kemungkinannya untuk menabrak bumi. Lord Harrys adalah pria kelahiran 2 Juni 1936, pensiunan bishop of Oxford (ke 41) di Church of England. Setelah pension dari tentara (perwira) ia masuk ke sekolah Selwyn Colloge, Cambrige hingga mendapat gelar master. Belakangan ia masuk kembali ke tentara. Ia menjadi anggota pendiri Abrahamic Group yang meliputi tiga agama Islam, Kristen, dan Yahudi. Pada 2001 ia memperoleh gelar Doktor of the University dari Oxford Brookes University.

Sementara itu, Jeremy Corbyn adalah pria kelahiran Wiltshire, 26 Mey 1949 ini adalah aktifis partai buruh anggota parlemen Islington North. Ia juga anggota Amnesty Internasional.

 

Kenyataan terlibatnya para tokoh Inggris tersebut utamanya Pendeta Lord Harriys dalam ”International Parliementarians for West Papua” hanyalah untuk mencari popularitas mengingat idenya (Jerry John) yang tidak popular atau mendapat penolakan dari kelompok Kristen di Afrika dan Amerika Selatan. Dengan kata lain dapat dikatakan bahwa mereka bukannya bermaksud menyelesaikan Papua, melainkan hanya akan menambah permasalahan baru. Yang menjadikan pertanyaan apakan mereka yang hadir (30 orang ) Papua memiliki ide yang sama dengan Jerry John ?

 

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 .

Depag

Depag

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

Refugees are Cheated by Herman Wainggai

September 25, 2008

Hana Gobay

Hana Gobay (Cen. Post Doc)

 

The issue on refugees who fled to Australia to go back to Indonesia has arisen not long after a group of 43 Papuans arrived at Cape Town on January 13, 2006.  It is known that Herman Wainggai, group’s leader, has ever denied claim that they want to return. “They want to go back is simply wrong,” Herman said.  In fact, they really want to go back to Indonesia. Let us see what Hana Gobey and Yubel Kareni did.

 

Hana Gobey who claimed to pay Rp. 7 Million to Herman Wanggai got a rumors were circulated by Herman that they would be jailed and killed once they arrived in Indonesia.  However, both guys believed the rumors are untrue.   With any efforts, Hana Gobey from Merauke and Yubel Kareni from Serui gained access to Indonesia Consulate General in Melbourne. Their willing to go home was expressed to Jahar Gultom, the consul for economic affairs.

 

Then, with the help of Australian and Indonesia government, both arrive at Mopah Airport in Merauke on a flight from Bali. “The promises Herman W.  made to us will never come true,” said Hana at Frans Kaisepo, Biak on 24 September 2008. Hana was greeted with tears and hugs by her mother Bastina Gobay. “God has answered prayers and now we are reunited after three years apart, ” a tearful Bastina said. Meanwhile, Yubel Kareni said,” I thank the Indonesia Government who had helped me to return home.    

Best Service of Papuan Government towards HIV/AIDS Diseases.

June 5, 2008

Jayapura – As of operated in the last 2005 until the end of April 2008, Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) or Testing Clinic and Voluntary Counseling of HIV at Regional Public Hospital of Abepura has checked blood sample of 1.400 people and has found that 188 are HIV-positive.  As stated by the authoritative party of VCT RSUD Abepura, dr Nyoman Sri Antari at the inauguration of UTD Abepura on last May 27th 2008. 

According to him, this VCT are welcomed by Papuan society. “At this time, people awareness has been improved to check the their own health whether they have HIV positive or not,”. The VCT of Abepura RSUD will assist free for any person to get short consultation and if it appears that they have high risk they will be immediately be tested.

The high number of patients that have been passed away due to their lack knowledge of HIV disease and how to protect themselves. This condition causes the lateness to obtain treatment. Hopefully, this best service of Papuan government to the community is expected to be proactively welcomed by all communities.

Pesan Kebangkitan Deddy Miswar juga untuk Pemuda-pemudi Papua

May 28, 2008

Bangkit itu takut
takut untuk korupsi dan mengambil
apa yang bukan haknya
Bangkit itu mencuri
mencuri perhatian dunia
dengan prestasi kita

Bangkit itu malu
malu menjadi benalu
malu minta meluluBangkit itu tidak ada
tidak ada kata menyerah

Bangkit itu aku
untuk indonesiaku

 

  

* Deddy Mizwar on a television