We arrived on Muna island between Ambon
and Makassar and were isolated there for six months with very little food," he said.
Kam considered Ambon
his new home; not once did he return to the Netherlands before his death, in 1833.
Just pray that nothing will happen and we will keep monitoring the situation in the areas, which are the closest to the epicenter, particularly around Buru Island,'' Beni Sipolo, head of the meteorological and geophysics agency in Ambon
Hundreds of people fled their homes in panic in Ambon
and in the tiny nation of East Timor.
By 30 April, the Bishop of Ambon
was so concerned that he issued an SOS to the international community calling for help in ending the violence.
However, leaders of a number of extremist groups, including the FPI, Betawi Brotherhood Forum (FBR), the Indonesian Mujahedeen Council, and the Mer-C group, reportedly met in Jakarta and proposed sending fighters to defend Muslim neighborhoods in Ambon
A provincial capital, Ambon
had long been a Christian stronghold in this mostly Muslim nation, but Muslim migrants from the crowded island of Java arrived in steadily increasing numbers in recent decades.
April 4 Bomb blast kills four in Indonesian city of Ambon
He has also warned that 21 regions are likely to suffer in the near future, including Aceh, Bangka, Bengkulu, Jambi, Pontianak, Balikpapan, Irian Jaya, Ambon
Alqadrie, Syarif Ibrahim, 1999, Konflik etnis di Ambon
dan Sambas: suatu tinjauan sosiologis.
The Moluccan Cockatoo pair, named Seram and Ambon
, were taken last Tuesday night after thieves cut through a padlock on the cages.
Five Christians also died in the fighting and three were missing, according to a local clergyman in Ambon
, some 2,400 kilometres east of the capital, Jakarta.