In 1999 after the vote for independence in East Timor a group of people gathered in the Suai Cathedral seeking protection from the pro Indonesian militia. The militias murdered those people. I had some knowledge of the investigation into these crimes and have told my side of the story.
This track imagines their story through a short musical arrangement of the hymn The Lord is my Shepherd. This hymn’s message is that the Jewish and Christian god is a protector who will keep his people safe from harm.
1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
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