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Tag: Allan Nairn
Feb 01 2009
Feb 11 2008
The Nobel prize-winning president of East Timor, Jose Ramos-Horta, is in critical condition, breathing on a ventilator. Timorese Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao survived an attempted coup against him and Ramos-Horta. Ramos-Horta was shot in the back of the head and the stomach… Now Gusmao has declared a 48 hour state of emergency.
Rebel leader Major Alfredo Reinado and another insurgent are dead.
Much more below…