Back to All News

West Papua - Question and Motion to the Senate

Video & Multimedia
Richard Di Natale 3 Nov 2011

Senator Richard Di Natale this week put a question to the Minister representing the Minister for Home Affairs, Joe Ludwig, regarding the Australian government's support for the Indonesian military, in light of recent events in West Papua.

Senator Di Natale also moved a motion in the Senate to condemn the violent crackdown at the recent Papuan People's Congress, to recognise the rights of West Papuans to freely assemble, and to call for the humane treatment and timely release of those arrested.

Back to All News