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E Timor campaigners protest at Kissinger award

By David Roe

The US-based East Timor and Indonesia Action Network is protesting against the proposal to honour former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger with the 2011 History Makers award. We spoke to one of the leading activists to find out why they are unhappy about the proposal.

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