Jakarta Riots: 6 Arrested for Assassination Plot
Andreas Harsono, Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch
In Indonesia, six people have been arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate four state officials during clashes in Jakarta last week. Five men and one woman were charged with the possession of weapons.
Jakarta saw a wave of civil unrest in the capital when Jokowi was confirmed the winner of last month’s general election. Eight people were killed and more than 900 hurt in two nights of clashes
We spoke to Andreas Harsono, Senior Researcher with Human Rights Watch in Jakarta, for more insights.
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