NZ Govt blocks motion to support West Papua

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The New Zealand government today [Tue 03-05-2016] blocked a motion moved without notice by New Zealand Green Party MP Catherine Delahunty on West Papua.

 

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The New Zealand government on Tuesday blocked a motion moved without notice by New Zealand Green Party MP Catherine Delahunty on West Papua.

NZ Green MP Catherine Delahunty (second from left) at a small protest for West Papua outside New Zealand's parliament on Tuesday.

NZ Green MP Catherine Delahunty (second from left) at a small protest for West Papua outside New Zealand’s parliament on Tuesday. Photo: RNZI / Johnny Blades

The motion was to have asked New Zealand’s parliament to support the call by the International Parliamentarians for West Papua for a referendum on self-determination in Indonesia’s Papua region.

The IPWP is currently meeting in London where the various MPs and leaders from across the world are discussing strategies to push for a West Papua referendum by the end of…

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