Tim Pancasila (Indonesia)

Country: Indonesia
Details of Formation: The PGM emerged in mid-1999 as a pro-integration militia sponsored by the military. Evidence points out that Tim Pancasila was only active for a short period in May where it committed one massacre. There are no details about its creation.
Details of Termination: On 25 October 1999, the UN Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) was established by resolution 1272 passed by the UN Security Council and which is used as the group’s termination date. The UNTAET was responsible for administration, security, and maintaining law in the transition period for an independent state of East Timor which was officially created in May 2002.
Purpose: The group was used to perpetrate attacks against independence supporters in East Timor.
Organisation: The group was supported by and cooperated with the military.
Weapons and Training: The group was armed with assault rifles. It was trained by the army.
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Treatment of Civilians: The group was responsible for a massacre in which between six to 32 civilians were killed.
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References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD.