Timor Gap Widens
Asia | 2006
An in-depth look at the background behind the recent unrest in East Timor.
One week before shooting started in East Timor, Fretilin held their second conference to elect a leader. The present leader, Mari Alkatiri was up for re-election after allegations that he murdered his opponents. The elections caused riots from the rebel soldiers and their followers which lead to the police opening fire o…