Chico Mau Lohi , revolutionary songwriter, describes 1975 invasion; witnesses executions 9 Dec 1975; imprisoned and tortured in Tropical Hotel 28 Dec. 1975; sings to Col. Sinaga for his life; Feb. 1976 transferred to Balide Prison; wife dies at home 28 July 1976, attends funeral and returns to prison 2 more years; describes disappearance Orient Five band members; freed 1978, remarries.
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Place of Interview: Houses of Chico Mau Lohi and Francisco Xavier do Amaral, and Hotel Plaza, Dili, East Timor (Timor-Leste)
Credits: Interviewer: Jill Jolliffe, Cinematographer: Dean Adams
Other Names: Francisco De Jesus Brito; Date of Birth: 1948-12-25; Prisons: Dili, East Timor (Timor-Leste); Other Prisoners: Kodim; Sinaga; Angkatan Laut; INTEL; Perpetrators: Hotel Tropical, Dili, East Timor(Timor-Leste); Comarca Balide, Dili, East Timor (Timor-Leste).