East Timor


East Timor information

East Timor began December 7, 1975 and ended in October of 1999. The Indonesian invasion of East Timor began when the Indonesian military invaded East Timor under the pretext of anti-colonialism.

Location and more information

The location was in southeast Asia, East Timor.The perpetrators were the Indonesians and the victims were the civilians all men, women and children of East Timor. The Indonesian killed up to 180,00 people by starving and torture through it's 24 year occupation. In an estimation, about 73,00 people actually died from starvation and illnesses. 60,000 Timorese people had already died during the invasion.

International response

The international response was that the US provided training and military arms. The UK also sold arms to Indonesia.