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Sandline's mercenaries helped Kopassus

Volume 6, Issue 1

December, 1999

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Cronau, P. (2000). Sandline's mercenaries helped Kopassus. Pacific Journalism Review, 6(1), 33-35.
East Timor and West Papua 2
Author(s): Peter Cronau
Publication date: 
January, 2000

Mercenaries expelled from Papua New Guinea in 1997 had worked a year earlier in West Papua assisting Indonesia's notorious Kopassus special forces troops in an operation that caused many civilian deaths.