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Indonesia / East Timor #143554

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 21, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Consideration by the Senate Appropriations Committee of cutting off some military aid to Indonesia because of its government's handling of East Timor noted.

(No location given: Charles Glass) Indonesia's takeover and control of the former Portuguese colony of East Timor, Indonesia, which includes a ban on press visits, examined; scenes shown from the reporter's secret visit to the capital and from November 12, 1991, shooting of unarmed demonstrators at a cemetery. [Asia Watch Sidney JONES - comments on the shooting.] [Timorese exile Licinia Ramos HORTA - (thru translator) describes the killing of the people.] 1975 visit by President Gerald Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger to Indonesia, just before the invasion of East Timor, shown. Support of Indonesian leader Suharto by each US administration, despite the occupation of East Timor, noted.

Glass, Charles;
Jennings, Peter

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