Indonesian students run from police shooting tear gas during a protest outside the parliament building in Jakarta in September 2019. Photo: AFP

Calls mount to probe police over student deaths during Indonesia protests

  • Three youngsters died after mass protests across Indonesia against new laws last month, with at least one allegedly suffering from a gunshot wound by police in Southeast Sulawesi
  • Lawyers and activists are calling for an independent probe into whether officers violated a code of ethics that bans them from carrying firearms when policing rallies
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Indonesian students run from police shooting tear gas during a protest outside the parliament building in Jakarta in September 2019. Photo: AFP
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