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UN appeal for PNG's forgotten people

UN appeal for PNG's forgotten people

Updated 3 September 2013, 8:39 AEST

The United Nations Human Rights Commission is being asked to investigate the fate of more than three thousand people who live in squalid conditions at the Bulolo police station in Papua New Guinea.

They moved to the compound for protection after an ethnic conflict about four years ago when the local population demanded the immigrant workers from another part of the country move away from the Bulolo-Wau gold field.

They claim they are the forgotten people with nobody concerned about about their plight.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Joseph Sukwianomb, Department of Prime Minister, Papua New Guinea

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