The United States has publicly condemned Indonesia for its treatment of West Papuans. For the first time, the US Congress has held a hearing on the issue, during which it raised concerns about human rights abuses in the province. It also accused Indonesia of failing to grant West Papua the special autonomy it was promised 9 years ago. Helene Hofman spoke to the man who headed the hearing, American Samoa’s Congressman Eni Faleomavaega.
Presenter: Helene Hofman
Speaker: American Samoa’s Congressman, Eni Faleomavaega