Indonesia urges against Papua unrest amid pro-freedom protests

At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured on Monday when protesters set fire to government buildings, shops and homes.

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    Indonesia's government is calling for calm in the eastern region of Papua after the latest round of riots following racism allegations.

    At least 30 people were killed and dozens injured on Monday when protesters set fire to government buildings, shops and homes.

    The protests that began last month have renewed calls for independence.

    Al Jazeera's Raheela Mahomed reports from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.


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