By Wenslaus Opm Opm
Today, 23 September 2019, thousands of students in Wamena took to the streets to reject the racist actions of their teacher against Papuan students.
Peaceful demonstrations became chaotic and riot when they were shot by joint Indonesian forces from the army, police and Mobile Brigade Corps ( BRIMOB)
Some students were shot and several buildings were burned.
Violence has escalated in Wamena in the central highlands of the West Papua. Several high school students and local people have been shot by Indonesian security forces. Protesters have also set buildings on fire. This is the latest in the waves of pro-independence protests which began last month.
Pictures and videos credited to Wenslaus Opm Opm.
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