Darah Integrasi (Indonesia)

Country: Indonesia
Details of Formation: The first activity of the group is reported in April 1999. There are no details about its creation.
Details of Termination: On October 25, 1999 resolution 1272 passed by the UN Security Council established the UN Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET). 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 PGM was used for pro-integration support, e.g. by showing up to rallies and intimidating voters in the autonomy referendum.
Organisation: The group was supported by the army’s special forces.
Weapons and Training: Members were armed with bows and arrows, machetes and curved swords.
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Reason for Membership: --
Treatment of Civilians: The group exhibited violent behavior towards civilians, which resulted in deaths and burnt down houses.
Other Information: The group is one of the typical PGMs that appeared for a short time in East Timor in 1999 and vanished quickly again. There are no details about the group’s origin but it was close to the military. The group’s name translates to “Blood of Integration”.
References: Information was taken from news sources listed in the PGMD.