Indonesia arrests hundreds of protesters in Indonesian Papua.
An Iraqi man is arrested at Brisbane Airport for his membership in a human trafficking syndicate responsible for chartering a boat carrying 421 Afghan and Iraqi refugees to Australia. More than 350 of those aboard perished when the boat sank off the coast of Indonesia in October 2001.
Violent protests in Papua, Indonesia, kill at least 30 people. Most casualties are in Wamena, with deaths also reported in Jayapura. Victims reportedly receive stab and arrow wounds, and others die in fires as protestors torch government buildings.
The European Union, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and Turkey ground all Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets. This means 40% of the global fleet is now grounded, with Indonesia, China and several airlines grounding their aircraft yesterday. Boeing states they will issue a software update for the model within weeks.