Thursday, 19 September 2019

People burn tires during a protest at a road in Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, August 19, 2019. Protesters in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua set fire to tyres and torched a local parliament building on Monday after a demonstration against the recent detention of scores of Papuan students, according to media reports and an official. Antara Foto/Toyiban

Smoke rises during a protest, as demonstrators set fire to tyres and torched a local parliament building, in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua, August 19, 2019. A separatist movement has simmered for decades in Papua, while there have also been frequent complaints of rights abuses by Indonesian security forces. ANTARA FOTO/Toyiban

Papuan protesters demonstrate in Jayapura, Papua on Monday, 19 August 2019. The spark for the latest anger appears to have been the detention of scores of Papuan students in Surabaya, East Java, for bending a flagpole in front of a dormitory during the celebration of Indonesia's Independence Day on Aug. 17, according to Papuan activists. ANTARA FOTO/Gusti Tanati

Papuan protesters walk to Papua governor office in Jayapura, Papua on Monday, 19 August 2019. Police fired tear gas into the dormitory before arresting 43, with officers calling the students "monkeys" during the operation, Albert Mungguar, one of the activists said at a news conference on Sunday. ANTARA FOTO/Gusti Tanati

Papuan protesters demonstrate in Jayapura, Papua on Monday, 19 August 2019. On Monday morning, Papuan protesters set fire to a local parliament building and blocked streets in the provincial capital of West Papua, Manokwari, by burning tyres and tree branches, Deputy Governor Mohamad Lakotani said. ANTARA FOTO/Gusti Tanati

Papuan protesters demonstrate in Jayapura, Papua on Monday, 19 August 2019. Television footage showed a group of about 150 people marching on the streets in Manokwari, as well as footage of smoke billowing from a parliament building. Papua Governor Lukas Enembe said Papuans were angry because of "the extremely racist words by East Java people, the police and military", he told broadcaster TVone. ANTARA FOTO/Gusti Tanati