27 Aug 2019

Internet cuts in West Papua 'repressive' - rights groups

From , 3:04 pm on 27 August 2019

Rights groups say an internet blackout in Indonesia's West Papua marks a dangerous violation of free speech protections.  

The restrictions were imposed by Indonesia earlier this month as protests escalated in response to racism toward Papuans.

Mackenzie Smith reports.

Protesters in Jayapura.

Photo: Whens Tebay