Friday, December 07, 2007

The invasion of East Timor

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1975 Indonesia invaded East Timor. With US, Australian and British complicity, the dictatorship of Indonesia invaded and annexed the small state just north of Australia, overthrowing the popularly elected government. Genocide occurred (200,000 probably killed, an estimated one-third of the East Timorese population) but almost no attention was paid in most Western media for many years ...

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