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In pictures: Indonesia fuel protests
Indonesian protesters shout anti-government slogans during a demonstration in front of the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, 30 September 2005
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Thousands of Indonesians protested on Friday against a government plan to slash fuel subsidies.
Indonesian protesters shout anti-government slogans during a demonstration in front of the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, 30 September 2005
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The protests were largely peaceful, but with some scattered violence in the capital Jakarta.
Indonesians gather to buy kerosene in Bogor, some 60km south of Jakarta, 30 September 2005.
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There was a clamour for kerosene and petrol ahead of the price rises, expected from midnight on Friday.
Protesters display an anti-government placard during a demonstration in Jakarta, 29 September 2005.
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Protesters say Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, popularly known as SBY, is mishandling the economy.
A protester mimics a scene of poverty while others shout anti-government slogans during a demonstration near the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, 29 September 2005.
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There are concerns that the poor will be particularly badly affected, as the price of kerosene used for cooking will go up.
Motorists queue up to fill their tanks at a gas station in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005.
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Indonesians have grown used to generous fuel subsidies, but the government can no longer afford them.



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