|Edison Waromi. Photo: Polaris|
The men, including Forkorus Yaboisembut, the man declared “president of the Federal Republic of West Papua” by representatives of the district’s 200-plus tribes last October, were jailed yesterday for three years by Jayapura district court judge Jack Johanis Oktavianus.
The three year sentence was lighter than the maximum sentence of life imprisonment for the charge of “makar” (translated as treason or subversion).
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