Report – By Alistar Kata
The spokesperson for the main journalists union in New Zealand today criticised the Indonesian blocking of access for international journalists in the West Papua region but says he is even more concerned about the “intimidation” of local Papuan journalists.
Brent Edwards, convenor of the EPMU’s Print and Media Industry Council, told Pacific Media Watch the lack of access for international journalists had been a “big concern”.
“But as important, if not more important, is the treatment of journalists in West Papua,” he said. Read more »