East Timor: Remembering the fight for independence

Timor Online [pt] writes an open letter to the leaders of European Parliament, European Commission and European Union to remind them that today is the anniversary of the Santa Cruz (or Dili) Massacre of 1991 in East Timor. Protesters in the Santa Cruz cemetery in the capital, Dili, were massacred by Indonesian forces 16 years ago. “It is not enough to help East Timor to be an independent country. We have the obligation to keep it an independent, sovereign and democratic rule-of-law state”.

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