Belden Namah, Deputy Prime Minister, Papua New Guinea
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PNG: Military move 'is treason'

A group of soldiers in Papua New Guinea say they have taken control of the military and are demanding the reinstatement of the ousted PM.

The deputy prime minister Belden Namah, has appeared on television to accuse those involved of treason - which is punishable by the death penalty.

  • 26 Jan 2012
  • From the section Asia