Seven Papuan protesters found guilty of treason in Indonesia

Light sentences given, but human rights activists say the defendants should never have been arrested in the first place.

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    In Indonesia, seven men from the province of Papua charged with treason have been handed light sentences.

    The men were arrested in the Papuan capital - Jayapura - during anti-racism demonstrations in August last year.

    Human rights activists say the defendants should never have been arrested in the first place.

    Al Jazeera's Jessica Washington has more.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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