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
Social & Communal Conflicts
March 6, 2020
October 19, 2019
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
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
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 – 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
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
Paulina Quintao – Alumni from the Timor-Leste Youth Parliament (ATLYP) are raising awareness about conflict resolution to high school students.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ina Parlina and Margareth S.
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
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
January 8, 2013
Bagus BT Saragih, Bogor, West Java – The government has warned against escalating tensions this year with violent, communal conflicts remaining the primary source of security disturban