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Incident Type: Police action, protests

Date: November 15, 2003

Location: Poso

Actors: Police, Poso residents

Event: Police shoot and kill Hamid (aka Ami) (18), a suspect in the October 12 (previous month) attacks in Poso Pesisir and resident of Tabalu village in Kasiguncu, Poso Pesisir subdistrict.

Note: Hamid's family protested and accused the police of failing to follow procedure (which was to fire a warning shot). An angry crowd gathered in front of the Poso police station, burning tires and one motorcycle.

Source: ICG Report 2004