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Protesters in Indonesia demand president step down

10-21-2010 09:10 BJT

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Protesters have gathered in front of Indonesia's presidential palace in the capital Jakarta, calling for the resignation of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

Some of the crowd set fire to tires and threw rocks at police officers. Police fired warning shots, and used water cannons, to try and disperse demonstrators. At least one man, has been hospitalized with injuries to his leg. Smaller demonstrations, were held elsewhere across the country, to mark the start of the second year of Yudhoyono's second five-year term.

Protesters have gathered in front of Indonesia's presidential palace in
the capital Jakarta, calling for the resignation of President Susilo
Bambang Yudhoyono.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.cn

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