Friday, 21 July 2017

Hostages in paradise

What happens when a group of researchers(anthropologists) are held hostage by the community in return for compensation of past political deep injustices?
Well,that's what happens in Hostage in Paradise.The documentary tells the terrifying story of a group
of British researchers who held were held captive by Papuan tribesmen in the remote province of Irian Jaya in 1996.The young scientists rather anthropologists were preparing to return home after a peaceful
two month mission(research), when they were betrayed by a trusted local colleague and taken in the bing by an angry group of armed rebel freedom fighters.
  Now caught  in a violent political
struggle between the rebels and the
Indonesian military, days  turned into weeks,weeks turned into months as the group was marched even more  deeper into the impassable terrain.
    When negotiations for their release collapsed even after the involvement of experts, the half-starved hostages found themselves in the midst of a brutal armed conflict, which resulted in the murder of some members of their team.
  This fascinating special presents a harrowing personal account of the terrors of jungle captivity.
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