[JURIST] The Jayapura district court in Papua, Indonesia on Friday convicted five men of treason for declaring the province's independence and raising an outlawed separatist flag at a peaceful pro-independence rally in October. The men include the proclaimed president of West Papua, Forkorus Yaboisembut, and four other peaceful protesters, each of whom was convicted of treason [AFP report] under the criminal code. Their October protest was violently put down [Indigenous Peoples report] after the flag was raised, with paramilitary police...

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