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Indonesia president urges calm after violent protests in Papua cities

Reuters Monday, 19 August 2019
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday sought to ease tension after violent protests in several cities in Papua in response to claims of racist abuse and physical mistreatment of students from the country's easternmost region.
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