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National Strike against austerity measures paralyzes Equador

Austerity measures spark protest in Equador

Austerity measures spark protest in Equador Protestors in Equador have clashed with police personnel and demanded a repeal of the austerity measures. The austerity measures were introduced to stabilize the country’s economy Defiant protestors in Equador continued to demonstrate against President Lenin Moreno’s decision to introduce austerity measures. On the other hand, President Moreno has stated that the measures are necessary to fix the country’s

Indonesia deploys security personnel in West Papua amid unrest

Indonesia deploys security forces in West Papua amid tensions

Indonesia deploys security forces in West Papua amid tensions Indonesia has deployed security personnel and cut internet access in West Papua until atmosphere ‘returns to being conducive and normal’. Indonesia resorted to deploying over 1,000 security personnel and cut internet access in West Papua in an effort to quell ongoing protests. The protests gained momentum after Papuan students were arrested in Surabaya. On Wednesday,

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