Report – By Pacific Media Watch
Dozens of people have been arbitrarily arrested and tortured or ill-treated by Timor-Leste security forces as part of security operations in the Baucau district. There are ongoing concerns for their safety, says Amnesty International.
The Timor-Leste security forces have carried out the arrests and ill-treatment in Laga and Baguia in Baucau district over the last few months.
These incidents have occurred as part of a series of joint security operations by the police and military to capture Mauk Moruk (Paulino Gama) and his followers. Read more »