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Indonesia: Further information on possible "disappearance", Hubertus Wresman

, Index number: ASA 21/028/2001

Amnesty International has received information which indicates that Hubertus Wresman is being held by Kopassus officers stationed near his village. Hubertus Wresman is believed to be held incommunicado and is at high risk of torture or ill-treatment.

PUBLIC AI Index: ASA 21/028/2001
6 July 2001
Further information on UA 165/01 (ASA 21/026/2001, 3 July 2001) - Possible
“disappearance”
INDONESIAHubertus Wresman
Amnesty International has received information which indicates that Hubertus
Wresman is being held by Kopassus officers stationed near his village. The
Kopassus officers are based in Betaf, the main town in Pantai Timur Sub-district,
Jayapura District, Papua.
Hubertus Wresman is believed to be held incommunicado and is at high risk of
torture or ill-treatment.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/telexes/faxes/express/
airmail letters in Bahasa Indonesia, English or your own language:
- asking for confirmation that Hubertus Wresman is being detained by Kopassus
in Betaf;
- urging the authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally and,
in the meantime, to guarantee that he will not be harmed and has access to
lawyers, his family and medical treatment;
- calling on the authorities to launch a full, immediate and impartial
investigation into the alleged abduction and ill-treatment of Hubertus Wresman
by Kopassus, and to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice.
APPEALS TO:
MILITARY COMMANDER REGION VIII/ TRIKORA
(covers Papua/Irian Jaya)
Maj. Gen. Mahidin Simbolon
Pangdam VIII/Trikora
Jl. Polimak Atas Jayapura
Irian Jaya
Indonesia
Fax: 62 967 31642
Salutation: Dear Major General
Coordinating Minister for Politics and Security
Lt. Gen. Agum Gumelar
Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No.15
Jakarta Pusat 10110
Indonesia
Fax: + 62 345 1064/345 0918/344 1751
Salutation: Dear Lt. General
COPIES TO:
MINISTER OF JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Marsilam Simanjuntak
Menteri Kehakiman
Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav. 6-7
Kuningan
Jakarta Selatan
Indonesia
Fax: + 62 21 525 3095/ 310 4149/ 522 5036
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and to diplomatic representatives of Indonesia accredited to your country.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International Secretariat,
or your section office, if sending appeals after 17 August 2001.

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