Cover-up: The Inside Story of the Balibo Five

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Scribe Publications, 2001 - History - 360 pages
Revealing the previously hidden details of one of the most shameful episodes in Australia's history, this book provides a unique, first- hand account of the deaths of five young television reporters who were killed by the Indonesian military in the East Timor border town of Balibo in October 1975.

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User Review  - bjenks - LibraryThing

First-class journalism and organisation of the facts about how Australian and British TV news crew workers were murdered in 1985 by Indonesian soldiers commanded by Yunus Yosfia; and how the Australian Government colluded with Indonesia in a cover-up of those facts. Read full review


User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

In October 1975, five journalists working for Australian television networks were murdered in Balibo, a small East Timorese village near the Indonesian border, sparking a cover-up that crossed ... Read full review


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