People gather as shops burn in the background during a protest in Wamena in Papua. Photo: AP

Violence in Indonesia’s Papua kills at least 32 people, ‘some burned, some hacked to death’

  • Unrest was provoked by a hoax about a student being racially abused, which went viral on social media
  • The resource-rich Papua region was rocked by separatist protests last month, forcing authorities to deploy additional troops
Topic |   Indonesia

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People gather as shops burn in the background during a protest in Wamena in Papua. Photo: AP
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