Daily Archives: June 7, 2012

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Latest Confirmed information from Wamena after TNI rampage

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West Papua Media

updated Thursday 1955 West Papua Time

June 7, 2012 1830 West Papua time

Latest information confirmed from Wamena, Baliem Valley on the effects of the Rampage by troops and police from Battalion 756 in Wamena:

THIS IS A PRELIMINARY REPORT: ONLY 45% OF ASSESSMENT HAS BEEN DONE BY LOCAL HUMAN RIGHTS WORKERS SO FAR – SITUATION IS STILL INCREDIBLY DANGEROUS WITH TROOPS STILL SHOOTING PEOPLE ON SIGHT.

Number of Victims:

  • 8 People Killed, 3 killed instantly
  • 19 People seriously injured

Number of Civilian houses and dwellings burnt and destroyed:

  • 100 Houses
  • 22 pigs killed

Place:

Wamena town, Baliem Valley, localities of Sinakma, Honailama and Eabukama

Perpetrators:

  • Joint Team Battalion Wim Ane Sili Kodim 756 (lit. “House of the Sound of War) Wamena;
  • TNI Koramil Wamena,
  • Polri Police Wamena Brimob
  • Detachment 88 members in support (confirmed by WPM sources)

Time of abuse:

Dated June 6, 2012 Time: 01. 15 – to 07 o’clock.  Operation is ongoing.

Video of Wamena boy (unidentified) shot by 756 troops during rampage:

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Slideshow: photographs of the damage and victims of the rampage by Battalion 756 troops in Wamena, June 6, 2012