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Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to curb protests

Reuters Thursday, 22 August 2019
Indonesia has arrested 34 people and cut internet access in its easternmost region of Papua to rein in violence after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination.
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