On 2 March, Otis Waropen was arrested by Nabire Regional police and Mobiles Brigades (Brigades Mobile, Brimob) forces accused of being a member of the pro-independence Free West Papua Movement (Organisasi Papua Merdeka, OPM). The chief of the local Yerisiam tribe stated that Waropen was a farmer with no political affiliations.


“Dituduh OPM, Warga Sima, Distrik Yaur Ditangkap,” Majalah Selangkah, 3 March 2014, http://majalahselangkah.com/content/dituduh-opm-warga-sima-distrik-yaur-ditangkap Profil akan segera tersedia.