Political assassination of West Papuan High School student by Indonesian Police

Latest Report from Institute for Papuan Advocacy and Human Rights on West Papua

Ipahr's West Papua blog

Media release                                                                                          29/09/15


Monday evening, September 28, Indonesian Police shot two Senior High School Students in Gorong Gorong, Timika, West Papua. Around 7pm Kaleb Bogau (17 years old) was shot in the chest and died on the scene. Efrando Sabarofek (also 17 years old) was shot in the chest and leg and is in a critical condition in the Timika hospital.

The family of Kaleb Bogau has treated this case as a political assassination. Kaleb Bogau was the son of KNPB (Committee National West Papua) activist Reverend Obed Bogau from Kingme Church. Kaleb Bogau body was taken from Timika hospital by his family to the KNPB office.

Obed Bogau is also reported to have received a text message apology from Paulus Waterpau, the Regional Chief of Police (Kapolda), based in Jayapura, Papua. It is reported that Obed Bogau refused the apology message from Waterpau saying that Indonesia had killed so…

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One thought on “Political assassination of West Papuan High School student by Indonesian Police

  1. Indonesian government is an investor of a human butchary factory that sloters melanesian race. It does not appreciate melanesian papuans as simply other human race. Its just sickening to accept such stupidity of state sponsored terrorism.

    Ray Iningi

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