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Indonesia / East Timor Massacre #336003

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 21, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Barry Petersen) Recent massacre of civilians by the military in East Timor, Indonesia, featured; details given; excerpt shown from Yorkshire television of Catholic Mass for a student killed in a demonstration against the forced rule of Moslem Indonesia. Seizure of East Timor in 1975 by Indonesia recalled; United States and United Nations status on Indonesia's takeover noted; exclusive videotape shown of East Timor protesters fleeing from the military attack. ["New Yorker" Allan NAIRN - explains how the military opened fire on protesters.] Videotape of massacre said to spark European outrage and United Nations calls for an investigation.

Reporter(s):
Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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