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Indonesia must investigate mine strike protest killing

10 October 2011 One protester has been killed and several injured in clashes with police at a US-owned mine in eastern Indonesia. The Indonesian authorities must immediately investigate the use of deadly force by police at a mining protest, Amnesty International said today after one protester was killed and at least six injured.Indonesian security forces opened fire on striking workers of a gold and copper mine in the eastern province of Papua run by US company Freeport-Mcmoran on Monday. Some 8,000 workers at the mine have been on strike since 15 September, after demands for a pay rise…

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