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Palm Oil Protesters Beaten In Indonesia, Greenpeace Says (SLIDESHOW)

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According to AFP, Greenpeace is claiming that some of its activists in Indonesia were beaten as police broke up a protest this week:

Greenpeace activists and security guards clashed outside the headquarters of Indonesia's biggest logging and palm oil company, the Sinar Mas Group, in Jakarta on Thursday, environmentalists said.

Activists said they were punched and kicked by Sinar Mas guards and police as they tried to peacefully demonstrate against the company's logging practices.

"The excessive violence today by Sinar Mas security is testament to the way this company does business," Greenpeace Southeast Asia Forest campaigner Bustar Maitar said in a statement.

Here are some images from the day:

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