The Indonesia Human Rights Campaign, TAPOL, claims that a Papuan prisoner being held in the Sulawesi capital, Makassar, has died in captivity.
Michael Heselo was serving a sentence in connection with a raid on an ammunition dump in Wamena.
He was being held in Gunungsari Prison, in Makassar.
Following news of his death, about thirty people held a demonstration
outside the regional office of the Department of Law and Human Rights in
The report states that although there was tension between the demonstrators
and the police because the authorities had not been given notice that a
demonstration would be held, the event proceeded peacefully.