10/03/2018

Urgent Action: Activist Shot by Police Denied Proper Medical Care (Indonesia: UA 177.18)


Papuan political activist, Yakonias Womsiwor, has been suffering from severe pain in both his legs for more than two weeks after being shot by police. Despite being unable to stand as a result of the gunshot, proper medical care has been denied by police.

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Papuan political activist, Yakonias Womsiwor, has been suffering from severe pain in both his legs for more than two weeks after being shot by police. Despite being unable to stand as a result of the gunshot, proper medical care has been denied by police.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Ensure that Yakonias Womsiwor immediately and fully receives all medical treatment he may require;
  • Ensure that Yakonias is protected from torture and other ill-treatment and is provided with regular access to his family and lawyers.

Contact these two officials by 9 November 2018:

Papua Regional Head of Police
Irjen Martuani Sormin          

Papua Regional Police Headquarters
Jl. Sam Ratulangi No. 8       
Papua Province    
Indonesia 99115   
Fax:  +62 96 753 3763
Twitter: @HmsPoldaPapua
Salutation: Dear Inspector General

Ambassador Budi Bowoleksono
Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
2020 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20036

Phone: 202 775 5200
Twitter: @KBRIWashDC @b_bowoleksono
Facebook: @KBRIWashDC
Instagram: @kbriwashdc
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 177.18.
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