Jim Dunn; Timor Leste's flawed "Truth and Friendship Commission"

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Jim Dunn, human rights observer and columnist, talks to 2NimFM about the UN's decision to boycott the "Truth and Friendship Commission", set up to 'investigate' the responsibility of high ranking Indonesian military personnel for the mayhem that followed the 1999 East Timorese vote for independence from Indonesia, at the hands of Indonesian controlled 'militias'. Unfortunately, the condition that those called before it be granted impunity from prosecution has made it appear in the eyes of many - including the UN - as a mockery of natural justice.

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