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News. Call for police to assist the military in East Timor... "Well, the cops have more experience of this... They do teenage and student parties." 7 June, 2006.

Reference Number: DCDL-0001707

Two soldiers dressed in camouflage gear stand in an area in Dili, East Timor, observing as teenagers create mayhem by wrecking houses and terrifying people. They are listening to a radio broadcast in which the decision to send police to East Timor is announced. The soldiers think that the police will know better how to deal with the situation as they are used to dealing with student and teenage parties.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Mari bin Amude Alkatiri, East Timor, Teenagers, Peacekeeping forces - East Timor and Police.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1115 x 880. Single art work

Historical Notes: In May 2006, civil disorder broke out in East Timor, mainly in the capital, Dili. The Prime Minister, Mari'e Alkatiri, lost control of the police and the army. Peace-keeping troops were sent in to restore order.

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