6 Oct

AlertNet: Moluccas violence may escalate without action - report

The Indonesian government must act quickly to stop further bloodshed following an outbreak of sectarian violence in its Moluccas islands last month, the International Crisis Group (ICG) said in a briefing this week.[…]

“The local police failed on every count: community relations, intelligence, investigative capabilities and basic preparedness,” ICG Senior Adviser Sidney Jones said in a statement.

FULL ARTICLE (AlertNet)