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Indonesia: Papuan political activist faces life imprisonment: Victor Yeimo

, Index number: ASA 21/4209/2021

Victor Yeimo, a pro-independence political activist from Papua and a spokesman for the West Papua National Committee, has been arbitrary arrested and charged with treason for peacefully protesting against racial discrimination in Indonesia. He’s been detained in a solitary confinement with severely access to the family and his lawyer. The Indonesian authorities must grant Victor Yeimo’s immediate release or prosecute him in a fair trial.