Timor Timur (Indonesia) -- Social conditions  

News in Review - November 1999 East Timor: Free At Last?

CBC foreign correspondent Patrick Brown takes us to this former part of Indonesia where highly coveted oil and gas reserves have consistently heightened tensions in the area and exacerbated violent repression, lootings and killings, in particular by the Indonesian army and army-backed militia groups. Despite an overwhelming vote for independence by the East Timorese, Indonesian attempts to retain control have ...
  • 1999
  • 00:13:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1999

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