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Protesters torch buildings as new unrest erupts in Indonesia’s Papua

Protesters torch buildings as new unrest erupts in Indonesia’s Papua

Protesters torched buildings on Monday as fresh violence erupted in Indonesia’s rebellious Papua province, police said. Two weeks of unrest that began in late August killed at least five people in Papua and West Papua provinces. It was sparked by perceived heavy-handed and racist treatment of Papuan students by security personnel on Java island. Protesters set […]