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Nov 1 1993

East Timor: Media Turned Their Backs on Genocide

Imagine that a small country is invaded in 1975 by a powerful neighbor well over 100 times its size, a major recipient of U.S. military and economic aid. About one-third of the population- — over 200,000 — people die as a result of the invasion, politically created starvation, and the ongoing occupation. Despite the atrocities and numerous U.N. resolutions condemning the invasion and occupation, the U.S., Japan and a number of Western European countries continue to provide the invader with about $5 billion in annual economic assistance. There’s no need to imagine such a situation. The aggressor is resource-rich Indonesia, […]