|Baptist church leader Socratez S. Yoman (foto-sbp)|
Jakarta, The leaders of the churches in Papua declared independence and sovereignty of the region already crystallized related to the systematic violence that still occurs in the territory of Papua and the left by Jakarta.
It was mentioned by four church leaders in Papua when he met President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Friday last week.
They are the Chairman of GKI Synod Jemima M. Krey, Chairman of the Synod Kingmi Benny Giay, Chairman of the Board waiter Center Baptist Fellowship of Churches in Papua Socratez Sofyan Yoman and Chairman of the General Assembly (the National Synod) Bible Christian Church of Indonesia Martin Luther Wanma.
The four were delivered letter entitled Baby Handling Nationalism (Separatism) Papua As a result "Forced marriage" Jakarta - Papua: New York As the Sower and the Seed Users Papuan separatism.
In a letter obtained by Businesses, they declared independence and formed Papuan nationalism due to violence by Jakarta.
"With the Papuan nationalism that has been built a long time and triggered by a variety of systematic violence and injustice, then we Papuan churches convey to the President that the Papuan people's desire for independence and sovereign has been crystallized," says Jemima at the meeting.
The meeting was conducted in the library at the residence of the President, accompanied by Vice President Boediono and several ministers of United Indonesia Cabinet volume II.
Jemima said that in order to address nationalism babies born in the context of government who faced violence, gereha leaders in Papua have Church leaders issued a Joint Communique on January 10, 2011 and the Declaration of Theology on January 26, 2011.
In essence, they claimed that the construction by the government of Indonesia has failed to native Papuans, except give birth and nurture the aspirations of Papuan independence.
In addition, said Jemima, the Jakarta government had no intention to break the chain of violence that occurred there.
Therefore, he continued, Papuans asked the government to open up to hold an inclusive dialogue without conditions, fair, dignified and comprehensive with the people of Papua, with mediated by a third party.
"In order to dialogue in question, we urge the President to immediately stop the Operation Completed Matoa 2011 which was held in Paniai from the date of December 12 that killed 14 people, injuring dozens more and burn the villages," said Jemima.
In addition, church leaders also wanted the central government to withdraw troops from Papua non-organic, free political prisoners; and Revoking Government Regulation no. 77/2007 on regional emblem which prohibits the use of symbols nuanced separatists in Aceh, Maluku and Papua.
They also assess the agenda of the Papua Special Autonomy has been running and UP4B which will run the government of Indonesia is a unilateral work done without the participation of the people of Papua. (Ea)