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East Timor: Truth, justice and redress

, Index number: ASA 21/081/1997

With this document, AI is again urging the Indonesian Government to make amends by fully and independently investigating the Santa Cruz massacre, when at least 100 East Timoreses and possibly many more were killed or "disappeared" as they took part in a peaceful demonstration in Dili six years ago. Unfortunately the conditions, which allow the security forces to commit violations safe in the knowledge that they are unlikely to be investigated or prosecuted, persist.

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