An armed Indonesian policeman stands guard near a burning building after hundreds of demonstrators marched near Papua's biggest city, Jayapura, on August 29 last year. Photo: AFP An armed Indonesian policeman stands guard near a burning building after hundreds of demonstrators marched near Papua's biggest city, Jayapura, on August 29 last year. Photo: AFP
An armed Indonesian policeman stands guard near a burning building after hundreds of demonstrators marched near Papua's biggest city, Jayapura, on August 29 last year. Photo: AFP

Indonesian diplomat rebukes Vanuatu PM over Papua comments at United Nations meeting

  • China’s largesse has been one of the factors leading to Pacific island nations speaking up about Jakarta’s handling of its restive easternmost provinces
  • Vanuatu’s premier Bob Loughman had previously called for Indonesia to address allegations of human rights abuses in the Papua region

Topic |   Indonesia
An armed Indonesian policeman stands guard near a burning building after hundreds of demonstrators marched near Papua's biggest city, Jayapura, on August 29 last year. Photo: AFP An armed Indonesian policeman stands guard near a burning building after hundreds of demonstrators marched near Papua's biggest city, Jayapura, on August 29 last year. Photo: AFP
An armed Indonesian policeman stands guard near a burning building after hundreds of demonstrators marched near Papua's biggest city, Jayapura, on August 29 last year. Photo: AFP
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