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The stolen children

Snatched by an Indonesian soldier at the age of eight, Alis’s memory of his family in Timor-Leste faded. Then one day someone came looking for him.

In the shadow of the whitewashed Catholic church in Ainaro, Timor-Leste, Kalistru walked down the steps onto the dusty road.

  • Anne Barker
  • ABC News & Foreign Correspondent

He was just a boy, eight years old.

He couldn’t have known he would never see his…

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