Indonesian Police Arrest 500+ in West Papua Calling for Self-Determination

HeadlineDec 21, 2016

Indonesian police arrested more than 500 protesters in West Papua calling for self-determination Monday, which was the 55th anniversary of the first Indonesian military invasion of West Papua in 1961. This year, at least 5,000 protesters calling for West Papuan self-determination have been arrested by Indonesian police.

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