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Police arrest 84 in East Timor May Day protest

DILI (May 1, 2012): Police in the East Timorese capital Dili fired warning shots and arrested 84 people to disperse some 500 May Day protesters calling for higher wages on Tuesday, police and a witness said. Police said they were … Continue reading

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Protests as E. Timor police evict 1,000 squatters

DILI, East Timor, Jan 20, 2011 (AFP) – East Timorese police evicted more than 1,000 long-term squatters from a former Indonesian barracks in Dili Thursday, sparking a rowdy protest. Poor families had been living in almost 120 houses in the … Continue reading

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