On Assignment With Maggie O'kane

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Reporter Maggie O'Kane gives the inside story of her encounters with violence in Kosovo, East Timor and Chechnya.

1: The atrocities carried out on mothers and children in the town of Suva Reka in the Balkan conflict.

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Reporter Maggie O'Kane gives the inside story of her encounters with violence in Kosovo, East Timor and Chechnya.

2: Timor.

She describes her assignment to East Timor in the wake of the vote for independence and the subsequent violence carried out by the supporters of the Indonesian occupation.

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Maggie O'Kane reflects on her assignments to some of the most dangerous war zones in recent years.

The central experience of her time in Chechnya was a hazardous night journey in a truck driven by two Chechen soldiers with Russian bombs exploding around them.

Her encounters confirmed to her the unswerving nature of the rebels' resolve to win and to survive.