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Ethnic Chinese to run in Papua election

  • Nethy Dharma Somba, Apriadi Gunawan and Agus Maryono

    The Jakarta Post

Medan/Jayapura/Cilacap | Fri, September 30 2016 | 07:58 am

In a place like Papua where communal conflicts are common, it takes unusual courage to even express a different opinion. And, of course, the stakes are even higher for an outsider challenging Papuans in the local elections.

Defying opposition from Papuans, a Chinese-Indonesian woman is running for a top post in the Jayapura regency in the Feb. 15 poll. Yanni is not the only woman who will c...

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