Nduga Operation, Episode Two
Nduga Regency has been riddled by conflict since mid-last year, with Egianus Kogeya’s group launching multiple attacks. Thousands have had to flee the poorest region in Papua. The military is accused of having committed human rights violations.
Three Police Mobile Brigade (Brimob) officers in pale green uniforms stood watch at an airport in the Kenyam District, capital of Nduga Regency, Papua, on Monday, March 25. Two officers stood among thick shrubs, facing the Alguru village, their eyes peering in all directions, fingers resting against the triggers of their rifles.
A white-and-blue police helicopter landed on the airstrip. Soon several Brimob personnel approached to retrieve s...