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Cops see red peril in Banyuwangi

  • Wahyoe Boediwardhana and Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Banyuwangi/Jakarta | Tue, September 5 2017 | 12:14 am

PREMIUM In a case reminiscent of the New Order era, four Banyuwangi residents involved in a protest movement against local mining activities have been charged with spreading communism.

The Banyuwangi Police in East Java have accused the four residents of inscribing the hammer and sickle logo, the symbol of communism, on banners displayed by local residents in opposition to the gold mining activiti...