Defending West Papuan activism

Updated Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:27pm AEST

Australia has raised hackles in Jakarta over Canberra’s response to an ABC report accusing an Indonesian counter-terrorism unit of human rights violations in West Papua. Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr has called on Jakarta to investigate the killing of a West Papuan activist Mako Tabuni. Jennifer Robinson is an Australian lawyer best known for representing Julian Assange. But for a decade she was deeply involved in providing legal assistance to West Papuan activists.

Jim Middleton
Source: Newsline | Duration: 8min 17sec

Topics: international-law, international-aid-and-trade, papua