goodmorningpapua.com – The Papuan Armed Criminal Group (KKB Papua) is currently feeling anxious. Due to the stipulation of the Free Papua Organization (OPM) and the West Papua National Liberation Army (TPNPB) as terrorists, the Indonesian military is deploying full military force to storm and crush the KKB.
The designation of the KKB Papua as a terrorist organization was due to their brutal actions which increasingly unsettles the community and threatens the safety of both civilians and the TNI-Polri on duty.
OPM-TPNPB Political Responsible Officer, Romanak Jeffrey asked the Indonesian government to cancel out its intention to deploy large-scale troops to Papua.
He explained that OPM as the major organization of the Papuan Nation’s struggle for independence and the sovereignty of the Papuan Nation is openly responsible for the TPNPB war throughout the territory of West Papua.
Inviting the Indonesian government to hold peace talks for the sake of ending the armed conflict in Papua.
“The armed conflict between TPNPB OPM and TNI-Polri can only be resolved through dignified and democratic negotiations based on international rules and regulations by the two main actors, namely OPM and NKRI,” he said.
“The President of the Republic of Indonesia and the Chairman of the Indonesian Parliament should not instruct the TNI-POLRI to do military operations in West Papua. This is the breaking of the constitution and serious human rights violations by the Republic of Indonesia for the Papuan people,” he continued.
In addition, he also asked for support from the Governors of Papua and West Papua, the DPRP, the MRP, all regents both in Papua and West Papua, civil organizations for the Papuan Nation struggle, the Papuan Church Council, student organizations, Papuan community and custom organizations, Papuan women’s organizations, and all humanitarian agencies at Papua.
He hopes that the regional governments of Papua and West Papua together with civil society organizations to jointly release a political statement for rejecting military operations in Papua.
“And then all parties urge the government of the Republic of Indonesia can negotiate democratically with the OPM as the politically in charge side and the main actor in the conflict in Papua,” he said.
Previously reported, the TNI-Polri destroyed the defense of the Armed Criminal Group (KKB) in Puncak Regency, Papua, on Tuesday (27/4)
It was reported that the joint TNI-POLRI members unleashed an air raid by using a helicopter to the KKB area
The TNI Polri attack made the KKB pressed. A total of nine members of Papuan KKB were reportedly shot dead. Dozens of others ran in disorder. They were shot at the KKB headquarters in Olenski, Maki Village, Puncak Regency, Papua.