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Violence returns to Maluku during tribute to hero

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, May 16 2012 | 07:35 am

PREMIUM Violence erupted during a torch procession to honor national hero Thomas “Pattimura” Matulessy, leaving at least 51 injured and dozens of vehicles and houses burned in Ambon, Maluku.

The incident evoked bitter memories of the sectarian clashes of 1999–2002, which saw thousands killed in the region and left hundreds of thousands more displaced.

Minor clashes have since haunted t...

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