Phase Three riots spread outside Poso City PDF  | Print |  Email

Incident Type: Communal fighting, violence

Date: May 23 - June 7, 2000

Location: Throughout the Poso Regency

Actors: Protestant "Red" Group, but disputed. Many unknown actors.

Event: Attacks on Muslim neighborhoods and villages continue, killing hundreds of people. Special focus is on Muslims from South Sulawesi, Gorontalo, Java, and Lombok. Most killed with sharp weapons or hung.

Note: It is still not known who was behind the violence during this stage, but there are many different suspects.

Sources: Lorraine Aragon