On 28 May, Ottis Munipa and Yafet Keiya were arrested alongside six other KPB members during a demonstration in support of a bid by the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) for membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). They were detained in Nabire Regional Police Station.

It is unclear what charges Munipa and Keiya are facing.


Majalah Selangkah, Ditangkap Karena Jumpa Pers, KNPB Nabire Desak Polres Bebaskan 2 Tahanan, 5 June 2015

Report from Jayapura-based human rights sources, 479 Aktivis Ditangkap, 30 April – 1 Juni 2015, 4 June 2015

Updated: 26 June 2015