Ternate, Maluku Utara Province – eight arrested during 1st of Dec commemorations

Eight Papuan activists of the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and the solidarity groups Indonesian Peoples Front for West Papuan (FRI WP) as well as Liga of Indonesian Students for Democracy (LMID) were arrested near the Jatiland Mall in the city of Ternate on 1 December 2022. Police officers brought Jack (FRI-WP), Hengky (AMP), Dino (AMP), Susan (AMP), Malo (LMID), Kama (LMID), Rino, and Gelombang to the Ternate District Police headquarters for interrogation. All protesters were released without charges at 12:00 am. Police officers reportedly forced the protesters to sign a statement according to which they would refrain from commemorating the 1 December again.  

Detailed Case Data
name of the location: Jatiland Mall (0.791490386702042, 127.39088928108902)
administrative region: Indonesia, Maluku Utara Province, Ternate City
total number of victims: eight
period of incident: 01.12.2022
perpetrator: police
perpetrator details: unknown
Issues: freedom of expression, freedom of peaceful assembly, indigenous peoples, arbitrary detention
Sources:
Further HRM News: https://humanrightsmonitor.org/news/ten-protesters-arrested-for-commemorating-1st-december/

NumberName, DetailsGenderAgeGroup AffiliationViolations
1Jack, FRI-WPmaleunknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention
1Hengky, AMPmaleunknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention
1Dino, AMPmaleunknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention
1Susan, AMPfemaleunknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention
1Malo, LMIDmaleunknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention
1Kama, LMIDunknown unknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention
1Rinomaleunknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention
1Gelombangmaleunknownactivistfreedom of expression, freedom of assembly, arbitrary detention