Protesters clash with police after Indonesia election defeat

Supporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at police, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.

The protesters tried to force their way into the central offices of the election supervisory agency late on Tuesday and clashes have continued since then.

National Police spokesman Muhammad Iqbal said the majority of protesters had come from outside Jakarta and nearly 60...
source: Lancashire Telegraph

2019-05-22 10:32
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