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Ex-commander of Timor rebels arrested

Agence France Presse - June 13, 1998

Lisbon – A former commander of the East Timorese separatist rebels, M'a Huno, was arrested late Friday in Dili and could be facing torture, a pro-independence East Timorese group warned Saturday.

In a statement sent to AFP in Lisbon, the Socialist Association of Timor said M'a Huno was arrested by Indonesian troops stationed in East Timor.

The association also sent a warning to the human rights organisation, Amnesty International, the Red Cross and the international community concerning the troubled state of East Timor.