05 September 2008

Leaked autopsy report shows alleged “coup” leader Reinado shot at point-blank range

By Patrick O’Connor 2 September 2008 Two leaked autopsy reports definitively refute the official version of the events of February11 in East Timor, according to which former major Alfredo Reinado had engaged in a shoot-out with President Jose Ramos Horta's security forces while attempting to storm the president’s residence.

This was supposedly part ofeither a coup attempt or planned assassination of both Ramos Horta and PrimeMinister Xanana Gusmao. The available evidence now strongly points to the likelihood—raised by the World Socialist Web Site from the very outset—that Reinado was set up and lured to Dili in order to be murdered. Read more...

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