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February 22, 2020
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West Papua Protests Continue

West Papuan students resume protests in multiple locations

Hundreds of police and soldiers have been deployed to the Cendrawasih University  in Jayapura  as students begin another week of pro-independence protests.

 

Cendrawasi University, Jayapura

 

Students who gathering in front of the University auditorium,  posted live videos on Facebook reported that  Police and military had surrounded the university and were ordering them to end the gathering.

In Wamena, soldiers fired shots to disperse a protest high school students.

 

Students claim being threatened by Indonesian Military and Police

This is the latest in the wave of protests that began last month.

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