Indonesia restricts social media as six killed in protest violence

Six people have died in rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said, as supporters of a losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police, and the government announced restrictions on social media.

The clashes began on Tuesday night when supporters of former general Prabowo Subianto tried to force their way into the offices of the election supervisory agency and have continued unabated since then.

More than two dozen vehicles were burned as rioters took...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-05-22 11:35
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