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Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

Police fire tear gas at protesters outside the Election Supervisory Agency headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month's election, which handed President Joko Widodo a second term.   Antara Foto/Indrianto Eko Suwarso/ via REUTERS

Police fire tear gas at protesters outside the Election Supervisory Agency headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters...more

Police fire tear gas at protesters outside the Election Supervisory Agency headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month's election, which handed President Joko Widodo a second term. Antara Foto/Indrianto Eko Suwarso/ via REUTERS
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Police pass a police post that was destroyed during a demonstration outside the Election Supervisory Agency  building in Jakarta, May 22.  Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS

Police pass a police post that was destroyed during a demonstration outside the Election Supervisory Agency building in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS

Police pass a police post that was destroyed during a demonstration outside the Election Supervisory Agency building in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS
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Protesters gesture during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22.   
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Protesters gesture during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Protesters gesture during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Protesters clash with the police downtown in Thamrin, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/via REUTERS

Protesters clash with the police downtown in Thamrin, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/via REUTERS

Protesters clash with the police downtown in Thamrin, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/via REUTERS
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Riot policemen stand guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22.   REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot policemen stand guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot policemen stand guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Mobile brigade (Brimob) police officers use weapons during a clash with locals in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Mobile brigade (Brimob) police officers use weapons during a clash with locals in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Mobile brigade (Brimob) police officers use weapons during a clash with locals in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Protesters hurl stones during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Protesters hurl stones during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Protesters hurl stones during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Riot police officers guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officers guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officers guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Riot police officers guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officers guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officers guard during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Riot policemen run away from tear gas during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot policemen run away from tear gas during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot policemen run away from tear gas during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A protester gestures during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A protester gestures during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A protester gestures during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Police fire teargas at protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/M Risyal Hidayat/ via REUTERS

Police fire teargas at protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/M Risyal Hidayat/ via REUTERS

Police fire teargas at protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/M Risyal Hidayat/ via REUTERS
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An injured police officer leaves the area with the help of his colleagues after clashes with protesters in Jakarta, May 23.  Antara Foto/Rusyidi Zain/ via REUTERS

An injured police officer leaves the area with the help of his colleagues after clashes with protesters in Jakarta, May 23. Antara Foto/Rusyidi Zain/ via REUTERS

An injured police officer leaves the area with the help of his colleagues after clashes with protesters in Jakarta, May 23. Antara Foto/Rusyidi Zain/ via REUTERS
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Riot police officer aims tear gas to protesters during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officer aims tear gas to protesters during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Riot police officer aims tear gas to protesters during a riot near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Protesters take to the street outside the Election Supervisory Agency headquarters in Jakarta, May 22.   
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Protesters take to the street outside the Election Supervisory Agency headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Indrianto Eko Suwarso/ via REUTERS

Protesters take to the street outside the Election Supervisory Agency headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Indrianto Eko Suwarso/ via REUTERS
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Police detain a protester during clashes in Jakarta, May 229. Antara Foto/Nova Wahyudi/ via REUTERS

Police detain a protester during clashes in Jakarta, May 229. Antara Foto/Nova Wahyudi/ via REUTERS

Police detain a protester during clashes in Jakarta, May 229. Antara Foto/Nova Wahyudi/ via REUTERS
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Protesters clash with police in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Nova Wahyudi/ via REUTERS

Protesters clash with police in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Nova Wahyudi/ via REUTERS

Protesters clash with police in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Nova Wahyudi/ via REUTERS
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Stones thrown by protesters and a damaged motorcycle are pictured during clashes between police and protesters outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta, Indonesia May 23, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Prasetyo Utomo/ via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT.

Stones thrown by protesters and a damaged motorcycle are pictured during clashes between police and protesters outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta, Indonesia May 23, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara...more

Stones thrown by protesters and a damaged motorcycle are pictured during clashes between police and protesters outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta, Indonesia May 23, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Prasetyo Utomo/ via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT.
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A damaged police station is seen burned after last night's riot following the announcement of last month's presidential election results outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A damaged police station is seen burned after last night's riot following the announcement of last month's presidential election results outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Willy...more

A damaged police station is seen burned after last night's riot following the announcement of last month's presidential election results outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Police detain protesters after clashes in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS

Police detain protesters after clashes in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS

Police detain protesters after clashes in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS
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A protester gestures as mobile brigade (Brimob) police officers stand guard at a barricade during a protest near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A protester gestures as mobile brigade (Brimob) police officers stand guard at a barricade during a protest near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A protester gestures as mobile brigade (Brimob) police officers stand guard at a barricade during a protest near the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Police disperse protesters at Tanah Abang in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS

Police disperse protesters at Tanah Abang in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS

Police disperse protesters at Tanah Abang in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS
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Men take part in a protest following the announcement of last month's election official results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Men take part in a protest following the announcement of last month's election official results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Men take part in a protest following the announcement of last month's election official results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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An injured protester is evacuated after clashes with police in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, May 22. Antara Foto/Jessica Helena Wuysang/via REUTERS

An injured protester is evacuated after clashes with police in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, May 22. Antara Foto/Jessica Helena Wuysang/via REUTERS

An injured protester is evacuated after clashes with police in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, May 22. Antara Foto/Jessica Helena Wuysang/via REUTERS
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Soldiers walk next to tyres set on fire by protesters in Slipi, West Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS

Soldiers walk next to tyres set on fire by protesters in Slipi, West Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS

Soldiers walk next to tyres set on fire by protesters in Slipi, West Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS
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People protest outside the North Sumatra Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) office in Medan, North Sumatra, May 22. Antara Foto/Septianda Perdana/ via REUTERS

People protest outside the North Sumatra Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) office in Medan, North Sumatra, May 22. Antara Foto/Septianda Perdana/ via REUTERS

People protest outside the North Sumatra Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) office in Medan, North Sumatra, May 22. Antara Foto/Septianda Perdana/ via REUTERS
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Protesters face off with the police in Tanah Abang, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS

Protesters face off with the police in Tanah Abang, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS

Protesters face off with the police in Tanah Abang, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Galih Pradipta/ via REUTERS
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Flower is seen on barbed wires during a protest in front of the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Flower is seen on barbed wires during a protest in front of the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Flower is seen on barbed wires during a protest in front of the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Protesters shout slogans outside the Central Sulawesi General Election Commission (KPU) office in Palu, May 22. Antara Foto/Basri Marzuki/ via REUTERS

Protesters shout slogans outside the Central Sulawesi General Election Commission (KPU) office in Palu, May 22. Antara Foto/Basri Marzuki/ via REUTERS

Protesters shout slogans outside the Central Sulawesi General Election Commission (KPU) office in Palu, May 22. Antara Foto/Basri Marzuki/ via REUTERS
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People shout during a protest outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

People shout during a protest outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

People shout during a protest outside the Election Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) headquarters following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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People protest in the streets of Tanah Abang area in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A/ via REUTERS

People protest in the streets of Tanah Abang area in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A/ via REUTERS

People protest in the streets of Tanah Abang area in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A/ via REUTERS
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Protesters clash with police in Thamrin, Jakarta, early May 22. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS

Protesters clash with police in Thamrin, Jakarta, early May 22. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS

Protesters clash with police in Thamrin, Jakarta, early May 22. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS
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A protester carries Indonesia's national flag during a protest following the announcement of last month's election official results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A protester carries Indonesia's national flag during a protest following the announcement of last month's election official results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A protester carries Indonesia's national flag during a protest following the announcement of last month's election official results in Jakarta, May 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A woman wearing goggles takes part in a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A woman wearing goggles takes part in a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A woman wearing goggles takes part in a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A man looks at a car that was set on fire by protesters at Brimob (Mobile Police) Dormitory Complex, Petamburan, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS

A man looks at a car that was set on fire by protesters at Brimob (Mobile Police) Dormitory Complex, Petamburan, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS

A man looks at a car that was set on fire by protesters at Brimob (Mobile Police) Dormitory Complex, Petamburan, Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/ via REUTERS
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Police are seen through a broken windscreen of a car after early morning clashes with protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar/ via REUTERS

Police are seen through a broken windscreen of a car after early morning clashes with protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar/ via REUTERS

Police are seen through a broken windscreen of a car after early morning clashes with protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar/ via REUTERS
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A man takes a photo of a bus that had been set on fire at the Brimon (Mobile Police) Dormitory Complex, Petamburan, Jakarta, early May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS

A man takes a photo of a bus that had been set on fire at the Brimon (Mobile Police) Dormitory Complex, Petamburan, Jakarta, early May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS

A man takes a photo of a bus that had been set on fire at the Brimon (Mobile Police) Dormitory Complex, Petamburan, Jakarta, early May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS
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A resident shows bullet cartridges found after clashes between the police and protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS

A resident shows bullet cartridges found after clashes between the police and protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS

A resident shows bullet cartridges found after clashes between the police and protesters in Jakarta, May 22. Antara Foto/Sigid Kurniawan/via REUTERS
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A mobile police brigade (Brimob) officer holds a flower as he stands guard on a barricade during a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A mobile police brigade (Brimob) officer holds a flower as he stands guard on a barricade during a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in...more

A mobile police brigade (Brimob) officer holds a flower as he stands guard on a barricade during a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Flowers lie on police officers' shields during a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Flowers lie on police officers' shields during a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Flowers lie on police officers' shields during a protest following the announcement of the last month's presidential election results outside Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) headquarters in Jakarta, May 21. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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