Fallen Rifle on Trespassed Lands
Residents who resisted the construction of Lambo Reservoir in East Nusa Tenggara were being intimidated. The government rejected the suggestion of the community to shift the construction to another location.
CARRYING a machete and rope wrapped around his waist, Gaspar Radja walked from his house to his field in Rendu Botowe village, Nagekeo, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), on Saturday morning, October 24. He was on his way to tend his field and craft bird traps, as part of his daily routine.
Arriving at his field, Gaspar was surprised to see a small crowd had gathered there. There were armed police officers, personnel from the Nagakeo regency administrat...