Warning to the Indonesian Military and the Indonesian Government by the Ndugama Defense Region Commander of TPNPB-OPM Bridgen Egianus Kogeya.
KOMNAS TPNPB-OPM Press Release on July 13th, 2019.
On Friday July 12th, 2019, the management of KOMNAS TPNPB-OPM Headquarters has received a report from the KODAP III Commander of TPNPBNdugama, Papua through Courier.
In his report, the TPNPB-OPM KODAP III Commander Bridgen Egianus Kogeya demands to responsibility for the TNI and the Indonesian Government for the kidnapping of a one-year and eight months-old child, which had been kidnapped by the TNI after his mother was shot dead on Monday July 8th, 2019.
Please follow the Ndugama Region Commander of TPNPB-OPM statement
We TPNPB-OPM affirm to the TNI and the Government of Indonesia that the TNI shot dead Ms. Kenmalak Gwijangge on Monday July 8th, 2019 and her 1-year and Eight months-old child kidnapped by TNI forces.Therefore the families of the victims and Ndugama defense Region Commander of TNPB-OPM urged to the Governor of the Papua Province and the Central Government of Indonesia in Jakarta with the TNI to immediately return the children who were One Year Eight Months old.
If it's not the opposite, then I Egianus Kogeya will reply. In this right, the TNI shot dead one mother and one child. But I am Egianus Kogeya and the TPNPB-OPM Forces will reply, With the Goals of the Indonesian people who are straight haired in the land of Papua, especially Ndugama heading to Wamena, I will shoot everyone.
Please forward this statement, Ndugama Defense Region Commander of TPNPB-OPM Bridgen Egianus Kogeya massage. This message was sent through courier of TPNPB-OPM to the Management of the West Papua National Libertion Headquarters.
Clarification of the age of children who have been kidnapped by the TNI:
The age of the child kidnapped by the TNI on Monday July 8th, 2019 is One Year Eight Months. In our first report we wrote that the age of children kidnapped by the TNI was eight months, but after we collected additional
information reported that the child who had been kidnapped by the TNI was one
year Eight Months.
This report needs to conduct an investigation by a team of human rights workers with independence or by the United Nations, because the TNI closes access for humanitarian workers. The Indonesian military also did not provide space for independence human rights workers to Ndugama, in areas of war conflict between the Indonesian
Military and the TPNPB-OPM.
And complete information may contact Theo Hesegem in Wamena, Papua.
Forward to all Journalists and Human Rights Working Groups around the World by Spokesman of TPNPB-OPM Mr. Sebby Sambom.
Please see the photo of Mrs. Kenmalak Gwijangge with her child below:
For full report also see attached copies of statement.