Indonesia bans buffalo protests

Move comes after placard bearing president's name was plastered on buffalo.

    Indonesia's police are enforcing a ban on buffaloes being used in street protests after complaints from the President.

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono took offense at being compared to the animal. But demonstrators say he needs a thicker hide ... and fear it could signal a wider crackdown on dissent.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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