Indonesia: August 12, 1999


Several hundred troop reinforcements arrived in Ambon. Four days of rioting has left at least 29 dead.

August 11; Aceh separatists have refused to negotiate with the government.

August 10; Rioting has resumed in Ambon, killing a two dozen or more. Eighty or more people are though to have died in these riots since July 15th.

August 8; A journalist from a nearby province was found murdered, hacked to death, in Aceh province.




Help Keep Us From Drying Up

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling.

Each month we count on your contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage.
Subscribe   Contribute   Close