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Indonesia sends reinforcements to West Papua to quell unrest

Indonesia sends reinforcements to West Papua to quell unrest

Indonesia is sending 1,200 police reinforcements to West Papua province as unrest triggered by the treatment of Papuan students on the main island of Java continued for a third day, police said Wednesday.

Indonesia police search for inmates after Papua jail set ablaze

Indonesia police search for inmates after Papua jail set ablaze

Indonesian police were hunting on Tuesday for more than 250 inmates who fled a jail in Papua that had been set ablaze a day earlier

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests

Indonesia's police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tyres and torched a local parliament building