Five journalists brutally shot down by Indonesian soldiers | 60 Minutes Australia

They were five Australians – executed in cold blood. Journalists who became known as the Balibo Five, shot down by Indonesian soldiers in East Timor in 1975. Subscribe here: Full Episodes here For 34 years, the families of the murdered men were begging for answers. But all they got from Indonesians and successive Australian Governments were lies and excuses. Then finally, the Australian Federal Police have announced a special war crimes investigation into what really happened at Balibo.

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