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Youth tortured in Dili

Lusa - April 1, 1998

Coimbra, 01 Apr (Lusa) - Indonesian military arrested and "tortured" a young Timorese in Dili on Friday, a Timorese student in Portugal said on Tuesday.

Antonio Ramos, quoting Timorese resistance sources, told Lusa on Coimbra that the youth, Teodoro Goncalves, 27, from Audian had been arrested on Friday when he was leaving the University of Dili and released on the same day after being "tortured and burned with cigarettes".