Indonesia - West Papua Liberation Army

The long-simmering armed conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, The Associated Press has found, highlighting how Indonesia’s heavy-handed attempts to extinguish the movement have produced a new generation of fighters.Trending News 🔥 Indonesia Restricts WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram Usage Because of Deadly Riots Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital. Fact-checkers say hoaxes and calls for violence on social media networks have spiked since Tuesday when an official … Kashmir’s Special Status Revoked By India India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone services were cut in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule.Home Minister Amit Shah announced the revocation a… China: Hong Kong’s Protest Movement Reaches ‘Near Terrorism’ China said Hong Kong’s protest movement had reached “near terrorism” on Wednesday, after a night of ugly clashes at the city’s airport where demonstrators set upon and detained two men they suspected of being government sympathisers.Flights out of the financial hub resumed after two days of disrupti… Russia Officially Welcome Back to Rejoin The Council of Europe Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent’s chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organisation, resolving a disputeContinue reading

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Indonesia has introduced curbs on social media in a bid to prevent the spread of hoaxes, some calling for violent post-election attacks, and quell two days of protests in the capital. Fact-checkers say hoaxes and calls for violence on social media networks have spiked since Tuesday when an official election count confirmed President Joko Widodo as the winner, a result contested by his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.Trending News 🔥 Teenagers Barely Adolescent Drawn Into Indonesian Separatist Conflict The long-simmering armed conflict between Indonesia’s military and Papuans seeking independence includes indigenous teenagers and boys who appear barely adolescent, The Associated Press has found, highlighting how Indonesia’s heavy-handed attempts to extinguish the movement have produced a new gener… Kashmir’s Special Status Revoked By India India’s government revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order Monday as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone services were cut in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule.Home Minister Amit Shah announced the revocation a… China: Hong Kong’s Protest Movement Reaches ‘Near Terrorism’ China said Hong Kong’s protest movement had reached “near terrorism” on Wednesday, after a night of ugly clashes at the city’s airport where demonstrators set upon and detained two men they suspected of being government sympathisers.Flights out of the financial hub resumed after two days of disrupti… Russia Officially Welcome Back to Rejoin The Council of Europe Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent’s chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opensContinue reading

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