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Is Chinese support for Pacific nations shaping their stance on Indonesia’s West Papua?

Indonesia’s restive province of West Papua was gripped by violence this week as protesters clashed with police, leading Jakarta to cut internet access and send almost 1,000 additional officers to quell the unrest.The latest demonstrations were against racist abuse suffered by West Papuan students, but a separatist movement in the region has also been simmering since 1969.In recent years, Jakarta’s Pacific Island neighbours have become bolder in their disapproval of the government’s handling of…... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Is Chinese support for Pacific nations shaping their stance on Indonesia’s West Papua?, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Is Chinese support for Pacific nations shaping their stance on Indonesia’s West Papua?

 

 

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Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Friday, 23 August

 

 

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