1 Oct 2018

Indonesia hits out at Vanuatu at the UN over West Papua

From , 3:02 pm on 1 October 2018

Indonesia has lashed out at Vanuatu over its representations about West Papua at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In what has become an annual fixture, Pacific leaders have voiced concern about human rights in Indonesia's Papua region, known widely as West Papua. But, as Johnny Blades reports, Vanuatu's persistent criticism of Indonesia over its Papuan provinces has touched a nerve with Jakarta.

United Nations General Assembly

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