Gillard avoids human rights abuses in meeting with Indonesian President

Gillard avoids human rights abuses in meeting with Indonesian President

The Wire, 2 November 2010

Produced by Shevonne Hunt


Prime Minister Julia Gillard has met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, just weeks after sensational video footage showed Indonesian soldiers torturing a West Papuan man. But while the PM says she's satisfied that the soldiers will be held to account by their government, others aren't so sure, they say the PM needs to be tougher in her approach to human rights abuses.

 

Featured in story:Greg Fealy, senior lecturer in Indonesian politics at the Australian National University, Peter King, convenor of the West Papua Project at the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and Jacob Rumbiak, member of Free West Papua.
 

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