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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

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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

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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

ransvestites prepare backstage before performing a traditional dance opera known as Ludruk on October 30, 2016 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, as well as nonmarital heterosexual sex. In Mojokerto, a traditional dance opera group called Ludruk Karya Budaya continues to be an art form, performed by transvestites who play female roles while adding a touch of comedy. Consisting of 18 transgenders in group, each of them earn up to Rp 150,000 ($15USD) per show since the act began May 29, 1969 in Mojokerto, East Java. Homosexuality and gay sex are not illegal in Indonesia but the world's largest Muslim country has been increasing meeting intolerance from the Indonesian public. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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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 on October 17, 2016.   Out of seven couples caught spending time together outside marriage, 13 were caned while one girl was spared after it was discovered that she was pregnant. Indonesia's Aceh province has gained international infamy for its strict Islamic laws. / AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN / The erroneous mention[s] appearing in the metadata of this photo by CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [woman] instead of [girl]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention[s] from all your online services and delete it (them) from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it (them) to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images

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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, 04 October 2016. According to the statistics bureau, Indonesia's annual inflation in September rose by 3.07 percent from last year.  EPA/DEDI SINUHAJI

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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, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Indonesia's central bank has loosened monetary policy this year to help spur an economy that's growing well below the 7 percent target set by President Joko Widodo when he took office two years ago. Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

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Fishermen arrange freshly caught fish on a fishing boat at the Muara Angke port in Jakarta, Indonesia Credit: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

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

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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

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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 on August 17, 2016, as part of Indonesia's celebrations to mark its 71st independent day anniversary.

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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

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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

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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

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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 on August 1, 2016. The strictly Muslim province, Aceh has become increasingly conservative in recent years and is the only one in Indonesia implementing Sharia law. / AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDINCHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP/Getty Images

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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 in Probolinggo

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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.

TOPSHOT - In this photo taken from Probolinggo in Indonesia's East Java province, Mount Bromo spews ashes into the air during a volcanic eruption on July 13, 2016. The volcano spewed a column of ash by up to 1,200 meters into the sky and forced the closing all activities at the nearby Abdurrahman Saleh airport in Malang district, according to local reports stating the national disaster management agency. Bromo lies within Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, a huge caldera containing several volcanoes. / AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYOBAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images

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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

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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 June 9, 2016.

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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

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Indonesian Muslims hold prayers to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan at the Al Akbar mosque in Surabaya

Mount Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash into the air as seen from the Karo district in North Sumatra province, on May 25, 2016. Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands on May 23 after the volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life-threatening burns. / AFP PHOTO / GATHA GINTINGGATHA GINTING/AFP/Getty Images

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Mount Sinabung volcano spews volcanic ash into the air as seen from the Karo district in North Sumatra. Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands on Monday after the volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven 

Workers sit as they take a break near a banner of a new apartment in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 18, 2016. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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Workers sit as they take a break near a banner of a new apartment in Jakarta, Indonesia