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News reports translated from Indonesian language news sources.

  • 11 activists arrested, 1 shot after police break up demonstration in West Papua – Bintang Papua. November 21, 2014. On Wednesday November 19 West Papua National Committee (KNPB) member Ansalmus Pigay suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg after security forces broke up a KNPB demonstration calling for the separation of Papua from Indonesia.
  • Students in Bandung protest fuel price hike with 'street sleep' – Merdeka.com. November 20, 2014. Actions opposing the recent fuel price increase continue. On the afternoon of Thursday November 20 a group of students from the Indonesian Islamic Students Movement in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung held a 'street sleep'.
  • Students in Medan push motorcycles to fuel price protest action – Merdeka.com. November 19, 2014. A number of different student groups in the North Sumatra provincial capital of Medan continue to hold protest actions against the government's recent increase in the price of fuel (BBM).
  • Student protest against fuel price hikes in Yogya ends in clash with police – Merdeka.com. November 19, 2014. A protest action by students against the recent fuel (BBM) price hike at the intersection in front of the Sunan Kalijaga Islamic State University (UIN) campus in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta on Wednesday November 19 has again ended in a clash.
  • Students protest fuel price hike at State Palace – Tribunnews.com. November 19, 2014. Students from several different organisations are continuing hold protest actions against the recent fuel price hike. Demonstrators from the Islamic Students Association for example held an action in front of the State Palace on Wednesday November 19.
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