An empty retail market seen in Jakarta after the riots. Photo: AFP

Indonesia riots: Jakarta traders pick up the pieces as life slowly returns to normal

  • The vice-chairman of a popular textile market estimated traders have lost about US$11.8 million, during a time when shoppers would normally have been out in force stocking up for the Eid ul-Fitr celebration in early June
  • But for some Chinese Indonesians in Jakarta, the fear of being caught up in racially-inspired violence remains
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An empty retail market seen in Jakarta after the riots. Photo: AFP
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