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Young boy washing after taking refuge in a makeshift camp in Dili. <br />
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It was set up in the back yard of the house of local pro-independence politician Manuel Carrascalao and housed approximately 120 IDP's (Internally Displaced People) from the Maubara district, who had left their homes after being violently intimidated by the pro-Indonesian militias. <br />
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Two weeks after this picture was taken the pro-Indonesia 'Aitarak' militia broke into the camp and killed 14 of the IDP's, watched on by Indonesian military and police. <br />
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Some were shot, and others were hacked to death with knives and machetes, including Manuelito, the 17-year-old son of Manuel Carrascalao. <br />
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East Timor, March 1999.