East Timor: Eve of Independence
Galiana, East Timor, April 1999.
IDP's (Internally Displaced People) seeking refuge in the village of Galiana.
There were approximately 800 displaced people here who had fled their villages after being intimidated by pro-Indonesian militias, with another 4,000 in the surrounding area. They were all suffering from hunger and many of them had various illnesses including malaria and TB.
On this day, Easter Monday 1999, three people had been killed by a paramilitary group about 3 kms. from the village.
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