Pacific leaders to discuss alleged human rights violation in West Papua

Pacific island leaders meet during the Climate Change Sautalaga in Funafuti, Tuvalu, held on the margin of the PIF Leaders Meeting. Picture: SUPPLIED/FIJI GOVERNMENT

THE alleged human rights violation in West Papua is expected to be discussed at the Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting in Tuvalu this week.

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat secretary-general Dame Meg Taylor confirmed this was one of the key issues considered by foreign ministers during the recent Forum Foreign Ministers Meeting (FFMM) at the PIFS in Suva.

Other key issues considered at the meeting included progress and recommendations on the leaders’ priorities on climate change advocacy, regional security and ocean governance.

Read the full report in today’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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