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Protesters shout from a police truck following a rally calling for their right to self-determination in the Indonesian controlled part of Papua, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Members of the Indonesian National Police (BRIMOB unit, Mobile Brigade Corps) hold riot guns as they stand in position during a security forces drill ahead of the Regional Head Elections 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo Bagus Indahono/EPA
Transvestites prepare backstage before performing a traditional dance opera known as Ludruk in Surabaya, Indonesia. Indonesia’s LGBT community has been under a wave of attacks since the beginning of 2016 while the country’s ministers had described transgenderism as a mental disorder and gay sex had been criminalized. Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images
A Muslim woman gets caned 23 strokes after being caught in close proximity with her boyfriend in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Photo Chaideer Mahuddi/AFP/Getty
Indonesian farmers work on a paddy field in Beraskata village, Deli Serdang, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Photo Dedi Sinuhaji/EPA
Fishermen arrange freshly caught fish on a fishing boat at the Muara Angke port in Jakarta, Indonesia Credit: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg
A police officer walks in the middle of Indonesian union workers protesting against a government tax amnesty on their way to the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday.
An Indonesian worker sprays a residential area for mosquitoes in Banda Aceh. Indonesia’s government has called on residents to keep alert for the spread of larva and to avoid travelling to countries in the grip of a Zika virus outbreak
Participants struggle to reach the prizes on the top of greasy slippery poles in Jakarta as part of Indonesia’s celebrations to mark its 71st independent day anniversary.
A dog with Indonesian national flags on his head walks during a parade a day before Indonesia Independence Day at Kuta on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali
A soldier from Indonesia’s Rapid Reaction Strike Force jumps out from the back of an Air Force transport plane during a parachute training exercise in Tarakan, North Kalimantan province
Indonesian residents look at the Mount Sinabung volcano as it spews volcanic ash near the Tiga Pancur village in Karo, North Sumatra
A religious officer canes an Acehnese youth onstage as punishment for dating outside of marriage, which is against sharia law, outside a mosque in Banda Aceh. The strictly Muslim province, Aceh has become increasingly conservative in recent years and is the only one in Indonesia implementing Sharia law
Mount Bromo spews ash as Hindu villagers and visitors stand on the edge of the volcanic crater ahead of Kasada ceremony, when villagers and worshippers throw offerings, livestock and other crops into the volcanic crater of Mount Bromo, in Probolinggo, Indonesia.
Mount Bromo spews ashes into the air during a volcanic eruption in Indonesia’s East Java province. The volcano spewed a column of ash by up to 1,200 meters into the sky
People standing on the edge of the crater while watching the eruption of Mount Bromo in Probolinggo, Indonesia, on Tuesday.
A group of youths read Koran as they wait to break the fast during the holy month of Ramadan inside Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesian Muslims hold prayers to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan at the Al Akbar mosque in Surabaya