Timor Leste fights to remember, 37 years after the invasion
Ivo Mateus Goncalves
When I was a boy, my mother used to tell me about her nightmares of Dec. 7, 1975, when US-made Indonesian Armed Forces (ABRI) Skyhawk jets dropped bombs from the sky and people screamed in panic amid prayers for God’s help.
Many people fled Dili for the mountains to seek refuge, hiding from the Indonesian soldiers. Many children were later born in jungles, beaches and mountain caves.
- Muslims celebrate Islamic New Year to promote tolerance
- Schools facing closure after allowing students to take part in 'gladiator fight': Komnas Anak
- Auditor arrested for Harley Davidson gift
- Trump's threat akin to `sound of a dog barking': North Korea
- Police arrest two suspects allegedly involved in high school “gladiator” fight
- Indonesia’s U-16 inch closer to AFC berth after beating Thailand 1-0
- iOS 11 Control Center Wi-Fi, Bluetooth shortcuts may be security risk, say experts
- Indonesian FM Retno Marsudi receives UN Agent of Change award
- SOEs urged to accelerate development of Kuala Tanjung industrial park
- US threatens new sanction on North Korea