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Col (Inf) Anwar

Commander of the Combined Intelligence Task Force (Satuan Gabungan Intelijen, SGI), Dili

He was listed as Kopassus Assistant for Logistics (in Jakarta?), before assuming command of SGI just prior to the ballot.[1] He would have replaced LtCol Yayat Sudrajat. The SGI interrogation centre was much feared by East Timorese activists for the torture it conducted, among other counter-insurgency activities.

Almost nothing is known about who staffed the SGI. Another SGI officer mentioned in one report is Capt Siburian, of whom, like Anwar, we know not even his full name. Siburian was said to 'help' Eurico Guterres.[2]


Extra Information

Implicated in Events:
Lautem Junction - 25/09/1999 - Murder of a church delegation of nine in Lautem district


Current Status:
2 - Priority 2 for further investigation. Not included in any other formal list, but mentioned in other independent reports, bearing structural responsibility, but with minimal data so far for involvement in ET violence.

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This individual is also mentioned in these profiles:
Edmundo Conceicao
Joni Marquez
LtCol Wioyotomo Nugroho
LtCol Yayat Sudrajat
Col Sunarko
Lt Rahman Zulkarnaen



[1] His name appears on a list of officers who should be investigated for atrocities committed in East Timor ('Komisi Ham PBB daftar nama jenderal Indonesia', TNI Watch! posted to SiaR News Service, 29 September 1999).

[2] 'Fortilos: Apa yang harus dilakukan?', MateBEAN, 31 August 1999.

 

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