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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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In the final substantive chapter, Al Qurtuby addresses the violent riots and other incidents that have occurred in Ambon and Maluku since the end of major hostilities.
It may not please us as westerners, but liberalism is simply not a strong tradition in the rural villages of Maluku.
Location : North Halmahera Regency, North Maluku province
Christians in North Maluku have memorialized violence by labelling their dead as martyrs in highly visible gravesites on church grounds.
The epicenter was 250 km northeast of Kepulauan Baratdaya Regency, Maluku province, 367 km from Maluku's capital Ambon with a depth of 40 km under the sea.
He said the company was now preparing to evacuate the tanker, MT Patriot Andalan, which was chartered by Pertamina to transport the fuel from Wayame in neighbouring Maluku province to Ternate.
The epicenter was located at 244 kilometers southeast of Ambon city, Maluku province, with a depth of 243 kilometers below sea level.
5, spewing volcanic ash 2,000 meters into the air and forcing the closure of the airport in the North Maluku provincial capital of Ternate.
BPD Maluku has a key role in supporting development in the Maluku region and acts as treasurer for the regional government.
For example, in Maluku a dispute between a Christian bus driver and Muslim youth sparked a region-wide conflict.
Chris Wilson's book, comprised of eight chapters, examines a series of communal violence incidents in North Maluku from 1999 to 2000.
They said that 170 others were injured, 31 of them seriously, in the riot, which witnesses said waw sparked by rumors that a Muslim motorcycle taxi driver had been tortured by a group of Christian residents in the Maluku provincial capital of Ambon.