Kianga Klicks Photography
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.
Another prison cell.
Visitors to the museum are encouraged to write words of hope on the blackboard.
The barbed wire and high walls are a reminder of this place’s use as a prison.
Various artworks depict various aspects of East Timorese people’s journey.
Part of the CVAR report that led to the establishment of Chega to remind us of the human rights’ abuse against the East Timorese.
Part of the Chega display.
The importance of archives.
This photo features on the cover of the final report.
The final document.
Another area of the former prison preserved to remind us of its grim history.
2 thoughts on “Enough! Chega Museum, Dili, Timor Leste”
These photographs say so much, yet leave one speechless.
Thank you for your comment. We cannot afford to forget the past and must not let this happen again.
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