Papua: Neglect threatens remote Indonesian tribes

Hunger, disease, uncleared rubbish and the destruction of local traditions are threatening to destroy the Asmat people on Papua.

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    Modern-day life is threatening the existence of tribes in a remote jungle region of Indonesia.

    People in Papua are blaming the government for not doing enough to help them.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Agats on the plight of the Asmat people.


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