The Mystery of the Unknown Grave Slowly Unravelling

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On July, we published several articles regarding an unmarked grave in the “Pahlawan 77” section of the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery. The Pahlawan 77 section is the final resting place for those who died in the 1977 Seroja Operation in Dili, Timor Leste. Based on our conversation with a number of sources, we were told that the unmarked grave is the final resting place of Nicolau dos Reis Lobato, the founder of the Revolutionary Front of Independent East Timor (FRETILIN). [continue reading]