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Students detained at demonstration in Jayapura

Published: April 28, 2008, Author: AngelSupport
Students detained at demonstration in Jayapura

The West Papuan student organization, Front Pepera, was reported to have organized a demonstration and was demanding that the Republic of Indonesian recognize West Papuan sovereignty back to the year 1961. Front Pepera was reported to be demanding that the Indonesian Government begin to negotiations about sovereignty with the West Papuan people. Police arrested 7 students as they were unfurling banners on April 22.

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