Hundreds watch “Balibo”

Hundreds of people watched the screening of Australian film Balibo despite the government ban, which tells of the brutal killing of five foreign journalists during the invasion of then East Timor in 1975.

After the screening, the viewers attended a public discussion featuring historian Asvi Warman Adam and former officer Gatot Purwanto. Gatot was a witness of the incident.

No officers guarded the event, which was mostly attended by journalists, tempointeraktif.com reported. (ewd)

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