Indonesia (East Timor): Joint statement by Amnesty International and Human Rights watch to the UN Decolonization Committee
This document, produced jointly by AI and Human Rights Watch, describes the challenges facing East Timor as it moves towards independence. They will need to replace many key professionals as well as ensuring secure borders free from incursions by pro integrationist militias. Most cities hae been destroyed and will have to be rebuilt. The humanitarian agencies, together with Interfet and UNAMET have a vital role in the safe return of refugees.