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Tensions fuel clashes in Indonesia's Papua
At least 16 killed in violence after UN criticises Jakarta's human rights record in eastern province.
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2012 19:25

Tensions have sparked violence in the Indonesian province of Papua after the United Nations criticised Jakarta's human rights record there.

A series of attacks in the country's eastern province have left 16 people dead and Papuans and the Indonesian military are blaming each other for the ongoing unrest.

While Papuans are calling for an international investigation, the government insists the problem must be solved locally.

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

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