Organization / PublicationSaba Press Photos for Time
CategorySpot News stories
PlaceDili, East Timor
CaptionBernardino Guterres, wearing a badge of East Timorese leader Xanana Gusmao pinned to his cap, is attacked by Indonesian police. In August, residents of East Timor voted to end Indonesian occupation of the island. Four days before the election, violence broke out between pro-independence supporters and the anti-independence militia. During one of the clashes, Guterres, appealed to Indonesian police standing nearby to intervene. Instead, they turned on him. He was killed by a police bullet.