NETHERLANDS: Blood of Islam

The Islamic-Nationalist riots, recently suppressed in Java (TIME, Nov. 22) burst out again last week in Sumatra. Dutch troops of the Netherlandic East Indies forces arrested 550 rioters at Siloengkang, shot 100. As usual the Dutch press, ignorantly or maliciously, referred to the malcontents as "Communists."


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