SENTENCED. EURICO GUTERRES, 28, former leader of the fearsome pro-Indonesian Aitarak militia; to ten years in prison, for ordering an attack on the Dili home of independence activist Manuel Carrascalao, and for crimes against humanity during East Timor's bloody break with Indonesia in 1999; in Jakarta. The sentence was the stiffest yet imposed by a special tribunal investigating the killings of more than 1,000 East Timorese. But the court has yet to convict any members of the Indonesian military, which had control over militias like Aitarak. Guterres remains free pending an appeal that may not be heard for several years....

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