" His family is often in terror , children - children being labeled as the rebels and in the current difficult for his education , even when his son got married , he could only send prayers of the woods . Even his wife had on offer you an money in the sack by members of the army of origin would indicate Pekikir Lambert hideout in the woods . But all of that does not shake his determination to keep fighting Papua Merdeka voice .
have been many stories told by the head of TPN - OPM Lambert Pekikir
Keerom area when I visited his base in the mountains of PNG border . Various
twists and turns of life of the Papuan independence fighters also
became part of the by - by when kekmbali my duties as a journalist .
Pekikir Lambert , being a warrior does not mean safe from terrorist
acts , in addition to being the target of the military , their families
also become the target of terrorist acts , even his wife, who live in
villages are often under pressure to demonstrate the presence of her
Pekikir Lambert and his family , terrorist acts are part of a struggle
that has been mandated by the people of Papua to him , so that the
problems faced by problems wisely .
told him, once a beloved wife when approached by members of the
military , not empty-handed , they come with a certain amount of money .
it was rejected by his wife, because for them , the struggle to
determine the fate of his people can not be bought with money .
" I do not know how many in number , clear the money was put in a sack , but the money was returned by my wife . Because we and citizens want is not money , but the independence of Papua , " he said .
addition , one of three children who underwent RI studies in public
schools also receive unfair treatment , but it all passed well afford . Indonesian government's rejection of his youngest child ever received when attempting to general education .
" My son never labeled as a rebel child . And to think , who the rebels . Because our struggle for the people of Papua , " he said .
journey of life is her three children could not run smoothly like other
children , even when children are both married , she was unable to
attend and give their blessing to . But he believes that his son 's prayer to be heard by God .
I know my son got married , and he also said to me , even my kids
future wife and her family also knows that I'm a fighter OPM , and they
did not make it , " he said .
As a human , he admitted sometimes yearn to be able to gather with family . But
the message is carried as a leader for the people of Papua independence
was to make himself and his family remain strong in the face of
noticeably , my conversations with the leadership of TPN OPM Keerom
region already lasted more than two hours , in fact we still want to
talk much longer to find out the complete history of the existence of
OPM leader, unfortunately at present in our mobile phones has shown at
14.00 CET , we also say goodbye to return to the city and continue the work of other journalism .
you for going to visit , be careful on the street , sister will be
escorted by our people up near the road , hopefully this discussion can
provide good benefits for all , " said Lambert Pekikir .
saying goodbye , we also returned escorted by a guide who took us to
get back to the city , but again we have to mess around with the
condition of the road , because the path that we took when heading
headquarters a little different from the path home .
We then trace back the rain and crossed the river , and through the mud . Fatigue began to be felt , especially spatter started pouring mountains Keerom PNG border . We
also immediately thought condition of the road and filled with mud ,
but the moment I think it should jejal step is to follow the guide ,
because if it gets left behind , we will surely get lost in the woods .
two and a half hours of walking , we also ended up on the edge of the
main road , then took his leave of the local hotels . For us , a long journey still to be traversed , in the rain , we had to explore the streets of the darkening . There's hardly another vehicle , only the sound of the forest animals to khasannya .
and comfort we feel when the bike is driven into town Keerom , we also
take a break to fill the stomach that has began to demonstrate .
long ago , we had to travel back to the city of Abepura , radiant city
lights make us a little relief , a long journey and it certainly has a
history of important memories for me and team . Through
this article , we hope to provide a variety of benefits for all
stakeholders, OPM is true , they do struggle for independence . Because for them , the struggle that has been done is not in vain , but whatever it is , they are still human.