MOLUCCAN POLITICAL PRISONERS: PRISONERS OF CONSCIENCE
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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL - PUBLIC STATEMENT
17 December 2008 AI Index No. ASA 21/021/2008
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More than 170 people are currently jailed in Indonesia for peaceful expression, mostly in Papua and Maluku, where there is also a small separatist movement, the group said.
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On 29 June 2007, at least 23 men performed the ‘Cakalele’ dance (a traditional Maluku wardance) in front of Indonesia’s President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Ambon, Maluku province, Eastern Indonesia. At the end of their performance, the Moluccan dancers displayed the ‘Benang Raja’ flag, symbol of South Maluku independence, before central government, foreign and provincial officials. Police arrested 22 of the dancers, subjecting them to severe beatings and torture during their interrogation and detention. They were sentenced to between seven and 20 years’ imprisonment.
John Rea and Pieter Rea sentenced for 15 years imprisonment in State Prison Malang-Java Indonesia on January 2004
Johan Teterisa - sentenced to life imprisonment for waving the RMS flag in front of the president on the 29th of June 2007 in Ambon.
July 2007 10 FKM/RMS members at the police resort in Ambon waiting for their trial.
23/10/2007 Frejon Saiya, Martin Saiya and Jhony Sinai
Frejon Saiya sentenced for 20 years
Ferdinan Waas sentenced for 10 years
Abraham Saiya sentenced for 15 years
Two members of FKM/RMS during their interrogation on the policeheadquarter in Ambon on June 29th, 2007
310704 Christina Manuputty daughter of the leader of FKM/RMS dr. Alexander Manuputty, accused of supporting RMS
May 2004 Investigation of tens of RMS/FKM members at the police sector Baguala in Ambon
Ambon, June 29th, 2007 President Yudhoyono