Diggers wipe arse with Fretilin Flag

Created: Tuesday, 21 August 2007 Written by Foreign Affairs Desk

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Australia's brave soldiers in East Timor were accused by the quasi-Marxist guerrilla group Fretilin of insulting their flag.

"They appeared to be wiping their backside with it" said one Fretilin official.


One of Fretilin's band of guerrillas

The Aussie diggers, who liberated East Timor for people like Fretilin, did not dignify the accusation with a response.