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Friday, October 11, 1996 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Interview with Jose Ramos Horta situation in East...
1996-10-11

Interview with Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo in 1994

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A Roman catholic bishop and an exiled activist have won the noble peace prize today for their work in East Timor. Jose Ramos Horta & Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo will share the 1.1 million dollars. The men are being sited for their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor which was invaded by Indonesia 21 year ago and since that time they have killed more than 200 hundred thousand people.
Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo in 1994 describes the situation in East Timor and the impact Indonesian security forces are having his country, possible solutions, the catholic churches position, US arms sales to Indonesia and Bill Clintons position on the situation.

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- Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

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