Return to East Timor
Photographs by
Jean-Marc Giboux
Refugees come home across the Malibaca river after months living in camps run by the pro-Indonesian militia. on this day 2000 people were allowed to cross leaving tens of thousands remaining in the camps.
Dili: Every day people gather near the harbour, hoping to find members of their family among the returning refugees. This woman got off a boat from West Timor to learn of the death of her husband.
Maliana: A young refugee crosses the Malibaca river heading to a free East Timor.