Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Thursday, September 19, 2002

A rundown of some of the violence faced by Indonesian Christians in Maluku (the Spice Islands).

Sectarian violence between Muslims and Christians first erupted on Ambon island in January 1999 and quickly spread to the other islands in Maluku and North Maluku. It has since left more than 6,000 people dead and made over 750,000 refugees.

Why is it that those fleeing Christians don't have their own UN Relief Agency?

< email | 9/19/2002 09:43:00 PM | link

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