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. Plan to visit Cemetery of Santa Cruz during your Dili vacation using our convenient Dili online trip planner .
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  • It is, as other people have mentioned the Santa Cruz incident took place. Seems there was slaughter in trucks drove up Indonesia armed forces soldiers there started the appeal of independence demonstrators in East Timor who had gathered at the Santa Cruz cemetery in the 11/1991 500, suddenly turned to them and began firing more than 200 people. Is not only the people who died in this genocide according to the folks at the cemetery, but sleeping is all ages a wide variety. Taste the atmosphere although the cemetery is a historic place like this, a big cemetery in the city of many Dili a devout Catholic, so only in May.
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  • I know that the cemetery has an interesting story, even at the expense of the Santa Cruz massacre, but it's very strange to visit a cemetery on condition of tourist.
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  • In the 21st century's first independent State of Timor-Leste. This is the place you want visited the murders occurred 20 years ago, you are in this country to be shaken.
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