19 Dec 2005

Indonesian police seize atlases showing separatist flag

11:23 am on 19 December 2005

Indonesian police have seized dozens of atlases showing the flag of separatist rebels in Papua province among the banners of world nations.

TheJakarta Post says the 59 atlases containing the Morning Star separatist flag were seized from bookstores in the resort island of Bali.

The paper says the book, entitled Atlas of Indonesia and the World, was published by a publishing company in Surabaya, the capital of East Java province.

Police have also seized similar books in South Kalimantan on Borneo island.