A series of figures urge the Papuan people not to be provoked by the December 1 issue

People in Papua Province are advised not to be influenced by the December 1 issue which was deliberately raised by groups opposed to the government, because it is considered only to be detrimental.

“We appeal to the whole community not to be influenced by raising the flag or other things, because the 1st is a day of commemoration.” World AIDS Day,” said the Head of the Port Numbay Traditional Council (LMA), George Awie , responding to issues that are intense in society and socially. media, Tuesday (30/11/21) yesterday.

According to him, people continue to carry out their activities as usual, as daily and are not influenced by invitations that are misleading and can make it difficult.

“So, people should not be influenced by issues that are created to divide the unity and integrity of fellow nation’s children, carry out work or tasks like other ordinary days,” he said.

The chairman of the Papuan People’s Council (MRP) West Papua conveyed the same thing . Maxi Nelson Ahoren , said the same thing .

He invites the whole community West Papuan to prepare for Advent Sunday.

December 1 is often celebrated by some Papuans . So my message is, let’s maintain public security and order,” he said Maxi Nelson Ahoren , Tuesday (11/30/2021).

“When Christmas comes, we face it with joy on December 25, 2021,” he continued.

According to the chairman of the Cultural Institute for Indigenous Peoples in West Papua , Christmas as a feast of faith and peace is always present in humans in society.

“I invite all people in West Papua to prepare their hearts to become a holy manger for the birth of the savior,” he said.

To the TNI and Polri apparatus, Maxi Ahoren asked to embrace all groups living in society, especially those with different ideologies so that they become one family that lives within the framework of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI).

“Whatever the ideology and political interests, the TNI and Polri must embrace them, because they are also our brothers and family,” he said.

The TNI and Polri, continued Ahoren, must approach them in a humanistic manner to those who are in conflict. With a humanist approach, sooner or later they can be embraced in one family.

Previously, a member of the Papuan People’s Assembly (MRP) had also issued the same appeal, who emphasized that December 1, which is usually claimed to be the anniversary of West Papua , was wrong and wrong, especially since he was a witness to history.

“December 1, which has been claimed to be the Independence Day of West Papua, is a mistake and also a historical deception that continues to this day,” said Herman Yoku, last Friday (26/11/2021).

He asked that all parties understand history and not half-way to interpret it so that it is not wrong to judge a thing.

“This is what the current generation does not understand, who still believes that December 1 is the independence of West Papua , which is wrong,” he asserted.

According to him, in 1963, the integration of Irian (Papua) into the Republic of Indonesia during the transition period, the Dutch colonialists did not want to leave Irian or Papua . So that various methods are used to disrupt the sovereignty of the Republic of Indonesia.

source : https://www.tribunnews.com/nasional/2021/12/01/sederet-tokoh-imbau-rakyat-papua-tak-terprovokasi-isu-1-desember