Selayari Civil War

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Selayari Civil War
Part of the Time of Troubles
Date10 February 1959 - 1 December 1974
(Minor insurgency still continued in sporadic area in Selayar until modern day)
 Selayar Vahila
Royal Army: 2,100,000 (peak) People's Army: 900,000 (peak)
Casualties and losses
600,000 total casualties 450,000 total casualties
2,000,000 combined total casualties, including hundreds of thousands from the Red Purge

The Selayari Civil War (Heraʻan:Wutara Tarama mi Heraʻa;10 February 1959 - 1 December 1974) was largely a multi-party civil war in Selayari and neighbouring countries territories that followed the Selayari and Tareman Succession Crises, as many factions vied to determine Selayar's political future. The combatants are roughly divided into two ideological faction, the Reformist, led by the monarcho-communist Vahila, and the Purist monarchist, led by the Warawara dynasty of Selayar that had won the succession crisis. In addition, there are a dozen minor parties that were defeated or went into decline early in the civil war, and the anarchist factions that fought against both the reformist and purist. Several foreign nations later intervened against both the reformist and purist.

In the first period of open warfare, the Purist army, the majority of which are part of the Royal Army of Selayar, largely drove the Reformist out of west and central Selayar, especially after the pivotal First Battle of Ruwara. A period of calm ensued, after the signing of the First Armistice. The second period saw the re-emergence of open warfare, which oversaw the loss of eastern Selayar, incorporation of Tangana into the Purist faction, and the Reformist which are now driven to confinement on the tiny islands of Vahila and parts of eastern Selayar after a series of battles. What followed were mostly negotiations between the Reformist and Purist for reconciliation and a reunified Selayar. The war officially ended on 1 December 1974 with the signing of the Treaty of ʻArama, though minor insurgencies still continued till this day


Rise of Selayar

Patabanan War

Tareman Succession War

Selayari Succession Crisis


First Period

Interlude Peace

Second Period



Ensuing insurgencies

Territorial exchanges