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Indonesia: Investigate Riot Deaths in Papua

Expand Burnt out vehicles stretch across a parking lot from Monday's violent protest in Wamena, Papua province, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo   (Jakarta, October 7, 2019) – Indonesian authorities should independently investigate recent riots in Wamena, Papua that resulted in 33 deaths, Human Rights Watch said today. Since September 29, 2019, at least 8,000 indigenous Papuan and other Indonesians have been displaced from their homes in Papua. The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas Ham) should lead an investigation into the deaths and review the government’s policing…

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