Fikri Harish (The Jakarta Post)

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A coalition of Papuan activists has formed a team to investigate the death of West Papuan independence activist Filep Karma, who was found dead on Base G Beach, Jayapura, on Tuesday morning. “We’ve coordinated with other Papuan organizations, family and legal counsel to conduct an independent investigation into [the death of] Filep Karma,” said Papuan Customary Council (DAP) head Dominggus Surabut on Wednesday, according to the Jubi news portal. On Tuesday, Karma’s family described his death as a diving accident based on preliminary examination.