Overnight an uncorroborated YouTube video was circulated that shows Indonesian police brutally breaking up protests in West Papua, Indonesia. Given the timing of the release, it was alleged to have been taken in the past several days at the Grasberg mine complex jointly operated by mining corporations Freeport (US) and Rio Tinto (UK-Aust) where one man was shot dead by Indonesian police during a month-long protest over working conditions and wages, which is still continuing.

Editor of West Papua Media Nick Chesterfield has assured me that the video is most likely of an earlier and unrelated protest in August 2011, and was most likely shot in the Timika district during pro-independence demonstrations: