Race and Politics: Indonesia's Ethnic Conflicts
Publisher: Against the Current, Michigan, USA
Date Written: 01/05/1999
Year Published: 1999
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12758
IF YOU READ only the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, or watched CNN, your view of the fourth most populous country in the world, Indonesia with its 210 million people, would be of Muslims (ninety percent of the population) and Christians killing each other, as well as pogroms against ethnic Chinese, Dayaks attacking migrants and the people of the "Spice Islands" engaging in communal violence.