NZ supends Nauru justice funding

Foreign Minister Murray McCully has suspended the funding New Zealand provides to Nauru each year for its justice system because of ongoing concerns about civil rights abuses.

New Zealand had been giving Nauru $1.2 million a year, paid out quarterly.

Mr McCully said several incidents had caused him concern, including the removal of senior members of the judiciary. Continue reading

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