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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia's constitutional court backs Widodo as Prabowo Subianto's supporters stage protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AGENCIES

    ... of a presidential election. Thousands of Prabowo supporters gathered near the court and police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters trying to break through security barriers shortly after the court began its session. Witnesses said protesters rammed four trucks into the barriers, sparking the police response. A few people were injured and four were arrested. The crowds later largely ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo Subianto launches legal challenge to Joko Widodo's win in Indonesia's presidential election

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... "revolution" if his challenge were to fail. "We won't let this country be led by the other camp. They will allow foreign intervention and communism," one protester shouted to supporters, ...

  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo, figure from Indonesia's past seeking to 'turn back the clock' on democracy

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by Bloomberg, AFP, AP

    ... a different country." A victory for Prabowo would make him the sixth leader linked to Suharto, or the previous dictator he overthrew, Sukarno. After student protests culminated in Suharto's ...

  4. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta's ethnic Chinese acting Governor Ahok a national first

    Posted May 19th 2014, 01:23am by Reuters

    ... forcing hundreds of Chinese-Indonesians to flee. Hardline Muslim groups, who last year protested the appointment of a Christian woman to a Jakarta district office, have threatened to protest ...

  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Freed drug mule Schapelle Corby 'tries to kill herself' after being told parole could be revoked

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 03:31pm by AFP

    ... She was paroled early on condition of remaining in Indonesia until 2017. But her early release drew protests from Indonesian lawmakers and an  anti-drugs group, which said it compromised ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby faces media glare after release from Bali jail

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... Syamsuddin announced on Friday that Corby had been granted parole following a drawn-out process that repeatedly ran into bureaucratic hurdles. The move was welcomed in Australia but drew protests ...

  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia grants parole to Australian drug convict Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:48pm by AFP

    ... out against it. Eight lawmakers on Thursday handed a letter of protest to Syamsuddin voicing opposition. They said a decision to grant her early release would run counter to Jakarta’s tough ...

  8. Business - Commodities - INDONESIA

    Ore ban threatens Chinese factories

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... of mine workers already have been laid off ahead of the ban, sparking street protests in Jakarta against the regulations. ...

  9. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesian admits to being behind Myanmar embassy bomb plot

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:34am by AFP

    ... the violence against Rohingya in the Buddhist-majority country. He got the idea to attack the embassy after being invited by a local Muslim group to take part in a protest against the violence ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Anti-Australia protests in Indonesia as crisis spreads to business

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Hundreds of protesters in Jakarta pelted the Australian embassy with eggs on Friday, as an escalating spying row spread to the business world when ... earlier this week and suspended co-operation with Australia in the sensitive area of people smuggling. On Friday about 400 protesters from nationalist and Islamic hardline groups descended ...




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