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Indonesian Occupiers` Displacement Strategy

What is affected
Type of violation Forced eviction
Demolition/destruction
Dispossession/confiscation
Date 01 March 1975
Region A [ Asia ]
Country East Timor
Location across the country

Affected persons

Total 149300
Men 0
Women 0
Children 0
Proposed solution Reparations for victims. Prosecution of perpetrators.
Details Benetech-Report-to-CAVR.pdf
Development OCHA+-+Displaced+Populations+Report+Jan+-+Mar+09.pdf
Forced eviction
Costs
Demolition/destruction

Duty holder(s) /responsible party(ies)

State
Indonesian occupation authorities
Brief narrative Most displacements occurred in 1975-1980. The maximum years are 1975 and 1976, with 61,400 (+/- 13,300) and 59,800 (+/- 7,200) displacement events, respectively. The events of 1999 were substantially fewer, with approximately 28,100 (+/- 5,600) events.

Human Rights Data Analysis Group, "The Profile of Human Rights Violations in Timor-Leste, 1974-1999: A Report by the Benetech Human Rights Data Analysis Group to the Commission on Reception, Truth and Reconciliation of Timor-Leste," 9 February 2006, at: http://www.hrdag.org/resources/timor_chapter_graphs/timor_chapter_page_01.shtml and attached here.
Costs   0


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