At least three buildings were set ablaze
This BBC story characterizes Islamic jihad violence as “Muslim-Christian clashes,” but at least it gives an idea of what’s going on in Indonesia. (Thanks to Susan and Filtrat.)
At least 10 people have died in renewed fighting between Christians and Muslims in Indonesia’s Moluccan islands, police and witnesses say.
People fought with knives and stones, buildings were set alight and an Associated Press reporter says he saw two men hacked to death in the street.
It came as separatist Christians paraded in the capital, Ambon, to mark a failed independence bid 50 years ago.
More than 5,000 people have died since a sectarian conflict broke out in 1999.
The two groups signed a government-sponsored peace pact in 2002, which had appeared to be holding. …
Witnesses said gangs of Muslim and Christian youths hurled stones at each other in the centre of the provincial capital on Sunday.
Gunfire was heard, as well as several small explosions.