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06 Sep 2019 | 08:41 PM UTC

Indonesia: Protest outside of UNHCR office in Jakarta September 5

Indonesia News Alert

Refugees protest outside of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Jakarta September 5; further protests likely over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/6/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Jakarta). COUNTRY/REGION Jakarta

Event

A group of Iraqi refugees gathered outside of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Jakarta on Thursday, September 5, calling for assistance in the asylum-seeking process. Organizers stated that the rallies will continue until they receive the assistance they desire.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are possible in the vicinity of any protests. Further related protests are likely over the near term.

Context

Indonesia is home to an estimated 14,000 refugees, approximately 500 of whom are Iraqis.

Advice

Individuals in Jakarta are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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