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During the recent riots in East Timor, 150,000 refugees fled to displacement camps. Five months on, they still can't return home. With the rainy season weeks away, the situation is getting desperate.
East Timor's Prime Minister, Mari Alkatiri, was dramatically forced to resign after weeks of violence and chaos in June 2006. Gone was the man alleged to have armed a hit squad to eliminate his political opponents. The resignation prompted Australia to spend millions of dollars supporting the idea of constitutional democracy in East Timor and has hundreds of troops there maintaining the fragile…
Days before foreign peacekeepers arrived, journalist David O'Shea travelled to East Timor to chronicle its descent into chaos. His frontline report reveals what's really happening there.