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Cemetery of Santa Cruz, Dili
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Visit the final resting place of the victims of the 1991 protests at Cemetery of Santa Cruz. Over 250 people were killed in the November 12 demonstration for independence, and later buried here, endowing the site with great historical significance. Learn about the hardships faced by the local people under the Indonesian occupation, and get a sense for the consequences of the massacre. Make Cemetery of Santa Cruz part of your personalized Dili itinerary using our Dili vacation builder.
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  • This place represents sad story of Timor-leste especially with Indonesia. it is better to study little bit about independence of Timor-leste from Indonesia. 
  • Makam ini bukti terjadi konflik saat timor timor (kala itu) ingin memerdekaan diri menjadi negara sendiri timor leste (saat ini) dari kesatuan Republik Indonesia.. tentu saja akibat perang adalah keru...  more »
  • it is not for too sensitive people. The story is very sad, but worth learning more, so it would never happen again. Why it's happened because lack of awareness and some tolerance by US and Australia. ...  more »