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June 27, 1999 | From the Washington Post
After the Indonesian government dropped its long-standing ban against him, East Timorese independence leader Jose Ramos-Horta returned to Indonesia on Saturday for the first time in 24 years. Ramos-Horta arrived on an afternoon flight from Singapore and was immediately whisked to an airport hotel where he and another prominent independence leader, Jose Alexandre "Xanana" Gusmao, participated briefly in talks aimed at bringing peace to their troubled homeland.
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June 27, 1999 | From the Washington Post
After the Indonesian government dropped its long-standing ban against him, East Timorese independence leader Jose Ramos-Horta returned to Indonesia on Saturday for the first time in 24 years. Ramos-Horta arrived on an afternoon flight from Singapore and was immediately whisked to an airport hotel where he and another prominent independence leader, Jose Alexandre "Xanana" Gusmao, participated briefly in talks aimed at bringing peace to their troubled homeland.
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November 25, 1994 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After holding out for nearly two weeks on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, 29 protesters from the disputed territory of East Timor left Indonesia on Thursday for political exile in Portugal. "Our political decision is to let them all go," Foreign Minister Ali Abdullah Alatas said, according to the official Antara news agency. The government had earlier hinted that one of the group might be detained in a murder investigation.
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November 25, 1994 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After holding out for nearly two weeks on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, 29 protesters from the disputed territory of East Timor left Indonesia on Thursday for political exile in Portugal. "Our political decision is to let them all go," Foreign Minister Ali Abdullah Alatas said, according to the official Antara news agency. The government had earlier hinted that one of the group might be detained in a murder investigation.
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