Pacific Media Watch

4 September 2017

REGION: Southern Cross discusses West Papua calls for Pacific Forum action

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West Papua on agenda of Pacific Islands Forum meeting ... urged to take "decisive action". Image: Pacific Islands Forum

AUCKLAND (Radio 95bFM The Wire/Southern Cross/Pacific Media Watch): Calls for leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum to take decisive action over human rights abuses in West Papua is the focus of the Pacific Media Centre's weekly Southern Cross radio programme.

Pacific Media Watch freedom project editor Kendall Hutt talks to 95bFM producer Mack Smith about the recent calls by Australia West Papua Association and West Papua Action Auckland for Forum leaders to do more than just express their concerns.

Hutt also explores the critical role climate finance plays in the region for adaptation and mitigation projects.

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