Section: General News - This is the tenth anniversary of one of East Timor's worst massacres. Up to 100 people were killed by pro-Indonesian militia at a church. The victims' families are dismayed that so few of those responsible have been brought to justice over the 1999 crimes.
The killings in the coastal town of Liquica came about five months before East Timor would vote to secede from Indonesia.
The campaign against independence was ruthless. Militia troops were supported by the Indonesian military and were trying to force East Timorese to vote to remain part of Indonesia.
That bloody period in East Timor's history reached its peak in Liquica, …