Indonesian military leader calls for martial law in Maluku

25 June 2000 (Newsroom) -- Indonesia's top military leader wants martial law imposed on the eastern province of Maluku to stem growing anarchy in the wake of last week's slaughter of 156 Christians by Muslim militia, the Jakarta Post reported. Since Wednesday, at least 47 Muslims and Christians have been killed and hundreds have been injured in clashes in the provincial capital of Ambon.