Enough! Chega Museum, Dili, Timor Leste

Kianga Klicks Photography

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Chega was originally an Indonesian prison where many East Timorese were incarcerated in appalling conditions. This is one of the many cells used and many were overcrowded.
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Another prison cell.

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Visitors to the museum are encouraged to write words of hope on the blackboard.
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The barbed wire and high walls are a reminder of this place’s use as a prison.
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Various artworks depict various aspects of East Timorese people’s journey.
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Part of the CVAR report that led to the establishment of Chega to remind us of the human rights’ abuse against the East Timorese.
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Part of the Chega display.
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The importance of archives.

 

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This photo features on the cover of the final report.
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The final document.
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Another area of the former prison preserved to remind us of its grim history.

 

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