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Maluku:

see MoluccasMoluccas
or Spice Islands,
Bahasa Indonesia Maluku, Du. Molukken, island group and prov. (1990 pop. 1,856,075), c.32,300 sq mi (83,660 sq km), E Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea. The capital of the province is Ambon, on Ambon island.
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, Indonesia.
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In 1605 six Ambonese people were baptized into the fellowship of the Dutch Reformed Church in Ambon in the Maluku Islands.
1994b Transforming Customary Law and Coastal Management Practices in the Maluku islands, Indonesia, 1870-1992.
More than 170 people are imprisoned in Indonesia for promoting separatism, most of them from Papua or the Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia, according to Human Rights Watch.
The Indonesian president declared a civil state of emergency on the eastern Maluku islands yesterday, saying fierce street fighting between Muslims and Christians had spiralled out of control.
A 2007 disagreement over the use of a folk song that originated in Indonesia s Maluku islands in a Malaysian tourism advert caused a fallout while stories of alleged mistreatment of Indonesian workers by their Malaysian bosses have caused public anger for years.
Dujana also spent time in the riot-torn Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia and in Poso Regency in Central Sulawesi Province, where sectarian conflicts have killed thousands of people.
Witnesses said as many as 135 people, including 127 Christians and eight Muslims, were killed, making the carnage one of the worst incidents on record in the Maluku islands.
Dujana also spent some time in the riot-torn Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia and Poso Regency in Central Sulawesi Province, where sectarian conflicts have killed thousands of people.
JAKARTA - A bomb explosion rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesian on Saturday, injuring at least 14 people, a local police spokesman said.
Thousands of people have died in sectarian violence in the Maluku Islands since early 1999, sparked by a quarrel between a Muslim and a Christian in December 1998.
They suspect the Indonesians meant to smuggled them to Ambon, a city in Indonesia's Maluku islands where there have been many clashes between Muslims and Christians.
Five policemen were killed by a group of unidentified men who attacked an elite police unit's post in Indonesia's restive Maluku Islands early Monday.