Billy Wibisono, guardian.co.uk, Monday 5 December 2011 19.00 GMT
We want to bring Benny Wenda to justice and promote dialogue in Papua
You describe the Interpol red notice issued against Benny Wenda of the UK-based Free West Papua campaign as “triggering allegations of political abuse of the international police alert system” (Interpol criticised over effort to have separatist arrested in UK, 25 November).
You don’t mention that Wenda is wanted in Indonesia for his alleged involvement in the murder of six people, including two police officers, attacking peaceful civilians and arson of several buildings during the Abepura attack of 7 December 2000. Wenda subsequently escaped from prison in between trial sessions and managed to leave the country. These are the reasons why the Indonesian authorities have requested Interpol to issue the red notice on Wenda. Read more…