People protest against the violence in Indonesia's eastern Papua province. Photo: AFP

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to prevent more violent protests

  • Riots and demonstrations have brought several cities in the island region to a standstill, as anger over the alleged racist abuse of students spreads
  • The communications ministry says the amount of racist and provocative content online is still very high
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People protest against the violence in Indonesia's eastern Papua province. Photo: AFP
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