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Incident Type: Communal Riots

Date: April 16-April 18, 2000

Location: Poso City

Actors: Muslims from Kayamanya, Protestants

Event: After a fight in which a Protestant youth stabbed and wounded a Muslim peer, residents of Kayamanya retaliated by attacking the offender's father and burning hundreds of homes in Protestant neighborhoods, forcing many to flee. 7 Protestants are killed and a further 38 are injured.

Source: Lorraine Aragon