Breaking News: Reports are coming out of West Papua of Indonesian police and army firing on people attending the Papuan Congress.
Report by West Papua media on October 19 states:
Confirmed report from credible sources on the ground from credible West Papua media stringers.
TNI troops have opened fire on Congress at 1530 Jayapura time.
Live fire is being used on peaceful gathering. Reports of casualties but no confirmation of numbers. PETAPA peacekeepers have been shot, reports of many dead. Women tending to shot PETAPA security also shot by Indonesian military.
Forkorus Yaboisembut also arrested for subversion/Maker.
Text messages from delegates state "We have already been arrested"
Confirmation that Edison Waromi has been arrested.
Source: West Papua Media Alerts - Police and Army open fire on Papuan Congress