Jakarta police say some 519 "rioters from yesterday's demonstration" were detained following protests against controversial plans to revise criminal code and several other issues.
The 19-year-old engineering student died in the hospital of blunt-force injuries to his head sustained in riots against divisive legal reforms, ranging from banning pre-marital sex to weakening the anti-graft agency.
Thousands rally against proposed new laws, including a criminal code that would ban extramarital sex and penalise insulting the president's honour.
Blazes have been raging on Sumatra and Borneo islands with Indonesia deploying water-bombing helicopters and thousands of security forces to tackle them. In recent days, fires sent toxic smog floating over Malaysia triggering a diplomatic row.
A spate of anti-racism protests has reinvigorated calls for political self-determination in West Papua, a region colonised by Indonesia for over half a century.
Indonesia opposes Papuan independence and its military has been accused of ruthlessly eliminating the separatist movement’s leaders in the past. It maintains that the 1969 referendum was binding and legitimate.
The massive move will cost $33 billion and the construction is set to begin next year.
Jakarta calls for calm in its easternmost territory –– where insurgency against Indonesian rule has simmered for decades –– following riots triggered by detention of dozens of Papuan students in Java at weekend.
Opposition protests that started peacefully against the poll results turned violent, forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd in a main street in the capital. Independent observers have said the poll was free and fair.
The Election Commission announces Joko Widodo won 55.5 percent of the vote in the April 17 election and his challenger former general Prabowo Subianto 45.5 percent.
More than 190 million Indonesians voted, with a record 245,000 candidates running for public office, in the world's third-biggest democracy, from the presidency and parliamentary seats to local positions.
Voting in the world’s largest Muslim country seen as referendum on incumbent, who faces a tougher challenge from 2014 political nemesis.
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