Indonesia, Papua, Unrest

Indonesia, Papua

Indonesian police say exiled separatist fomenting Papua unrest, 85 arrested

Indonesian police say exiled separatist fomenting Papua unrest, 85 arrested

10.9.2019

Indonesia n police say exiled separatist fomenting Papua unrest, 85 arrested

Police in Papua have arrested 85 suspects since ethnic unrest erupted in Indonesia 's easternmost region in mid-August, a spokesman said, accusing ...

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Police spokesman Prasetyo said only three civilians and one military personnel died, most of them as a result of being struck by arrows. In Papua, the traditional bow and arrow is still used for hunting and as a weapon.

READ: Police in Indonesia's Papua ban 'anarchist' demos after mass protests

An internet blackout had been lifted for most parts of Papua after three weeks, though it remained in place for major cities like Jayapura, Manokwari and Sorong.

Read more: CNA

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