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Commemoration of Masacre Lakudala and Uaibitái in Quelicai-Baucau

Date: November 20, 2019

Author: Silverio Beli-Siri Andrade da Silva

(Tetun Below)

On the 22th of November 2019, ACbit together with National Victim Association organized women survivors, local authority and the community commemorated Massacre Lakudala and Uaibitái which was happened 41 years ago in Quelicai-Baucau. Through walking tour and visited all the historical site that Indonesian Military used to do sexual violence and tortured to the women and man survivors during the occupation, and also celebrated with mass and put the flower in Cemetery Lakudala. This activity was supported by UN Women Asia and the Pacific and Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste.

Iha loron 22 novembru 2019, ACbit hamutuk ho Asosiasaun Vitima Nasional organiza feto sobrevivente, autoridade local no komunidade sira hodi komemora masakre Lakudala no Uaibitái ne’ebé akontese iha tinan 41 liu ba iha QuelicaI-Baucau. Liu husi lao konta istória iha fatin istóriku sira mak uluk Militar Indonézia halo violasaun fiziku, seksual no torturasaun oi-oin ba sobrevivente feto ho mane sira durante okupasaun, no mós celebra ho misa hamutuk hodi tau aifunan ha Semiteriu Lakudala. Atividade ida ne’e hetan apoiu orsamentu husi UN Women Asia and the Pacific no Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste.


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