18 Jun 2020

Democracy tested as Vanuatu opposition suspended

From , 5:02 am on 18 June 2020

Vanuatu's entire opposition has been suspended from parliament for two sitting days.

All 22 opposition members won't be back until parliament until Friday, after the government successfully moved a motion calling for their suspension.

Our reporter Jamie Tahana says the move came in an unruly sitting of parliament.

Vanuatu parliament

Vanuatu parliament Photo: RNZ/Sally Round