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10 July 2008

Indonesia funded East Timor abuse

By Lucy Williamson BBC News, Jakarta

The Indonesian army funded militias that committed human rights abuses in East Timor, according to a truth commission report seen by the BBC.

The commission has been investigating human rights violations committed as Indonesia withdrew from East Timor nine years ago.

It says the Indonesian army was responsible for gross human rights abuses carried out by militias there. Read more...

Post sponsored by East Timor Law Journal

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