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Protesters set fire to parliament building in West Papua as tensions mount

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Spark for the latest unrest related to simmering separatist movement appears to have been detention of scores of Papuan students Protestors in the West Papuan provincial capital of Manokwari have set fire to the local parliament building after a demonstration against the arrest and detention of scores of Papuan students. A separatist movement has simmered for decades in Indonesia’s easternmost provinces,...

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