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Wednesday, April 4, 2001

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  • Exclusive Interview with East Timorese Leader Xanana Gusmao and Kirsty Sword Gusmao

    In August 1999, the overwhelming majority of East Timorese voted to end more than a quarter century of Indonesianoccupation. From the time of its invasion in 1975, the Indonesian military killed one third of the population, morethan 200,000 Timorese. Throughout, the Indonesian army was armed, financed and trained by the United States. This,right though the independence vote.