15 September 2008

Ramos Horta slams UN hypocrisy

Lucy Williamson BBC News Jakarta - Mr Ramos Horta has been criticised for being soft on perpetrators of violence East Timor's President Jose Ramos Horta has accused members of the UN Security Council of "extraordinary hypocrisy". He said small, post-conflict countries like his could not pursue justice blindly, as some UN states insist. Dr Ramos Horta and Indonesian leaders say their joint Truth and Friendship Commission went far enough. But East Timorese and others say it has failed to draw a line under the bloodshed that accompanied Indonesia's withdrawal from East Timor in 1999.

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