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Summary of events in West Papua for February -13 March 2017

March 12, 2017

It was encouraging to see the Pacific Countries again raise the West Papuan issue at the UN. Ronald K Warsal, the Minister of Justice and Community Development in Vanuatu critised Indonesia at the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (1 March 2017) over the human rights situation in West Papua. He was speaking on behalf of a coalition of seven Pacific countries Islands, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Palau, Marshall Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. In concluding his statement the Minister said, “as I close, we believe that challenges of West Papua must be brought back to the agenda of the United Nations”.
Full update

http://awpasydneynews.blogspot.com.au/2017/03/awpa-update-february-2017.html

It was encouraging to see the Pacific Countries again raise the West Papuan issue at the UN. Ronald K Warsal, the Minister of Justice and Community Development in Vanuatu critised Indonesia at the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (1 March 2017) over the human rights situation in West Papua. He was speaking on behalf of a coalition of seven Pacific countries Islands, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Palau, Marshall Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. In concluding his statement the Minister said, “as I close, we believe that challenges of West Papua must be brought back to the agenda of the United Nations”.
Full update

http://awpasydneynews.blogspot.com.au/2017/03/awpa-update-february-2017.html

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