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Thursday, August 26, 1999 Published at 13:00 GMT 14:00 UK


World: Asia-Pacific

Timor unrest: More pictures



Emotions are running high as residents of East Timor prepare to vote on autonomy from Indonesia. At a pro-Jakarta rally violence flares and protesters are killed and injured.


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Pro-Indonesia groups demonstrate their support for the government.


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Some of those at the rally are clearly armed.


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Thousands pour on to the streets.


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A sickle is held aloft by one of the demonstrators .


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Attempts are made to cool tempers.


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Police move in.


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Tense stand-offs develop between police and protesters.


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Police call for reinforcements.





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