Police and Islamic fighters clash in Mapane PDF  | Print |  Email

Incident Type: Violence

Date: October 20, 2001

Location: Mapane village, west of Poso City

Actors: Brimob (mobile police brigade/riot control) and "White Troops"

Event: Asked to reinforce Laskar Jihad fighters, white troops from Poso are detained by the Brimob police and allegedly tortured, with several killed.

Source: HRW