Over the past two months, as President Joko Widodo prepared to embark on his second term in office, students took to the streets across the country to protest, angry people in far-flung Papua burned down government offices, and a senior government minister was attacked and stabbed in broad daylight.
Not an auspicious start for someone who won a convincing victory at the polls in April.
The trouble began when the restive region of Papua erupted in violent protests after Papuan students…
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