Angry Protestant villagers kill two Muslims PDF  | Print |  Email

Incident Type: Violence

Date: September 23, 2006

Location: Taripa village

Actors: Protestant militants

Event: Protestant villagers, angry over the execution of Tibo, Riwu, and da Silva the day before, seize and kill two Muslim fishermen, Arham Badarudin, 32, and Wandi, 17, as they drive by the village on their way down to South Sulawesi.

Note: The police tried to come to the village via helicopter but had stones thrown at it. Eventually 17 men are caught and tried under Indonesia's terrorist laws in Jakarta. This incident raised communal tension in Poso.

Source: ICG Report 2007