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Dan Kiak Raten Laek.

A Falintil soldier whose name means 'the poor one who dies without a grave'.

He is a survivor of the massacre at the Santa Cruz Cemetery in Dili in 1991.

He was 15 at the time and escaped to the forest where he has lived as a member of the Falintil ever since.

East Timor, March 1999.
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East Timor: Eve of Independence
Dan Kiak Raten Laek.<br />
<br />
A Falintil soldier whose name means 'the poor one who dies without a grave'.<br />
<br />
He is a survivor of the massacre at the Santa Cruz Cemetery in Dili in 1991.<br />
<br />
He was 15 at the time and escaped to the forest where he has lived as a member of the Falintil ever since.<br />
<br />
East Timor, March 1999.