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Indonesia Shuts Internet in Papua over Unrest Fears

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Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:32 GMT

Indonesia has blocked internet access in unrest-hit Papua over fears that a stream of offensive and racists posts online will spark more violent protests in the region, the government said Thursday August 22th.

"As of this morning, there is still a full block on internet access," communications ministry spokesperson Ferdinandus Setu told AFP

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