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Incident Type: Police action, protests

Date: November 29, 2003

Location: So'e village and Tentena

Actors: Police, residents

Event: Two youth hit a police car and it rolled into the ditch. The police officer was angry and ordered members of Brimob (anti-riot mobile brigade) to chase them. Beny (26) of Tentena is shot in the arm, and then the youth fled to Tentena to tell their story. Local residents protest in front of the police station in Pamona Utara, throwing stones at patrol cars and the front window of the police station. One protestorĀ is shot in the back.

Source: ICG Report 2004