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Social & Communal Conflicts

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September 13, 2020

Tempo - September 13, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – Some 16 native Papuans suffered arrow wounds in a tribal clash erupting in Jayawijaya District's area, Papua, on Thursday and Friday, but a public hospital's local doc

March 6, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - March 6, 2020

Four app-based motorcycle taxi drivers, locally known as ojol, were reportedly wounded from what appear to be gunshots in Yogyakarta, as escalating tensions between drivers and a group

October 19, 2019

October 18, 2019

Reuters - October 18, 2019

Jakarta – A clash between two Indonesian communities reignited near the site of the country's planned new capital, police said on Thursday, with rioters burning down scores of houses,

August 20, 2019

Jakarta Post - August 20, 2019

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Families affected by the 1999 communal conflict in Maluku are entitled to receive compensation worth around Rp 3.9 trillion (US$273.3 million) in total, aft

June 10, 2019

Tempo - June 10, 2019

Andita Rahma & Rosniawanti Fikri, Jakarta – Southeast Sulawesi Police arrested 82 suspected perpetrators of the clash between villagers of Gunung Jaya and Sampuabalo, Buton, Southe

June 6, 2019

Jakarta Post - June 6, 2019

Jakarta – More than 700 residents of Gunung Jaya village in Siotapina subdistrict in Buton, Southeast Sulawesi were forced to leave their homes to nearby Laburunci village on Wednesday

November 7, 2016

Jakarta Post - November 7, 2016

Hotli Simanjuntak, Ruslan Sangadji, and Djemi Amnifu, Lhokseumawe/Palu/Kupang – Local authorities in several regions have stepped up security measures to prevent conflicts or violence following the

October 7, 2016

Dili Weekly - October 7, 2016

Paulina Quintao – Alumni from the Timor-Leste Youth Parliament (ATLYP) are raising awareness about conflict resolution to high school students.

August 2, 2016

Jakarta Post - August 2, 2016

Jayapura – Military and police personnel totaling 800 have been deployed to Timika, Papua, to secure the region after a tribal conflict in Kwamki Narama district on Sunday.

August 1, 2016

Radio New Zealand International - August 1, 2016

Clashes in the remote Papua province of Indonesia on the weekend have left three people killed and dozens injured, along with 25 houses burned down.

April 25, 2016

Jakarta Globe - April 25, 2016

Edo Karensa & Robert Isidorus, Jakarta/Tolikara – A clash over village fund disbursement has left two dead and at least 96 homes damaged in the Tolikara district, Papua, this month.

October 27, 2014

Dili Weekly - October 27, 2014

Martinha Gusmao – National Director for Conflict Prevention Lidia Lopes says co-operation between Community Police (POLKOM) and local leaders is necessary to eliminate conflict in neigh

March 12, 2014

Jakarta Globe - March 12, 2014

Banjir Ambarita, Jayapura – Two Papuans from the Moni tribe were shot dead by the National Police's Mobile Brigade (Brimob) on Tuesday during a clash with police in Jayanti, Timika.

Jakarta Post - March 12, 2014

Nethy Dharma Somba, Jayapura – Three more people were killed in communal tribal clashes in Timika, the capital of Mimika regency in Papua, on Tuesday, raising the death toll to seven in

February 12, 2014

Jakarta Post - February 12, 2014

Nethy Dharma Somba, Jayapura – A bloody clash between two groups in Timika, Papua, has claimed one life and severely injured 28 others. The clash lasted two days.

January 3, 2014

Jakarta Globe - January 3, 2014

Erwin Sihombing – When a child was killed and six buildings razed to the ground on Monday in West Manokwari district in the province of West Papua, in a clash between neighboring commu

August 19, 2013

Dili Weekly - August 19, 2013

The Dili District Police Commander Pedro Belo said the police will carry out stronger operations in neighbourhoods that are at risk of conflict within Dili.

July 29, 2013

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin - July 29, 2013

Timorese National Police (PNTL) Deputy Commander, Afonso de Jesus, has acknowledged that the police force has failed in its conflict prevention plans and this has left the impression th

July 27, 2013

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin - July 27, 2013

The so-called "martial arts" groups in East Timor continue to wreak havoc in the community despite purported efforts by the government of Xanana Gusmao to reign in the violence.

July 6, 2013

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin - July 6, 2013

Martial arts gang have virtually taken control of the streets during the night in several parts of Dili and District locations, causing havoc and unrest, with police proving a little ba

June 7, 2013

IRIN - June 7, 2013

Dili – 'Tara bandu', a traditional form of conflict resolution, can play a bigger role in mitigating conflict in Timor-Leste at the community level, local leaders and experts say.

January 30, 2013

Jakarta Post - January 30, 2013

Ina Parlina and Margareth S.

January 29, 2013

Jakarta Post - January 29, 2013

Ina Parlina, Jakarta – Concerned by the increasing number of communal conflicts throughout the country, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono issued on Monday Presidential Instruction No.

January 28, 2013

Jakarta Globe - January 28, 2013

Spiritual leaders say that religious-based clashes in Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, have highlighted the inability of the government to address the root causes of conflicts that have pl