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Timor-Leste’s Forgotten Female Rebels
May 16, 2018
Timor-Leste’s Forgotten Female Rebels
Will women's role in Timor-Leste's fight for independence ever be truly recognized?
Timor-Leste’s Forgotten Female Rebels
Timor-Leste: A Nation Waiting for a Government
May 08, 2018
Timor-Leste: A Nation Waiting for a Government
The country has ground to a standstill after the collapse of its minority government. Will new polls bring stability?
Timor-Leste: A Nation Waiting for a Government
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
March 29, 2018
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
Difficult geography helped Timorese survive colonization and invasion. But now, it's a roadblock to growth.
The Mountains: Timor Leste's Blessing and Curse
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
March 07, 2018
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
The 1977 Dunn Report outlined grave human rights abuses in East Timor. Too bad Canberra tried to bury it.
How Australia Covered Up East Timor's Suffering
Should Timor-Leste Turn to Portugal?
January 11, 2016
Should Timor-Leste Turn to Portugal?
Rather than waiting for ASEAN, the less conventional option might prove more effective.
Should Timor-Leste Turn to Portugal?
One Man’s Legacy in East Timor
August 15, 2013
One Man’s Legacy in East Timor
Almost ten years ago, UN representative Sergio Vieira de Mello was killed in Iraq. His earlier work deserves to be remembered.
One Man’s Legacy in East Timor
Aid and Independence
September 29, 2011
Aid and Independence
Almost a decade after it secured independence, Timor-Leste remains the second poorest state in Asia. It might help if aid donors listened a little more.
Aid and Independence
Brazil’s Canny Asia Game
January 26, 2011
Brazil’s Canny Asia Game
Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva oversaw a period of growing influence in the Asia-Pacific. Will his successor follow suit?
Brazil’s Canny Asia Game
January 08, 2010
Young, Restless--But Not Failed Yet
Ten years after voting for independence even the opposition is upbeat about Timor-Leste’s future, reports Anthony Anderton. But the country still faces daunting obstacles for long-term stability.
Young, Restless--But Not Failed Yet
November 19, 2009
Faith, Hope and Justice
Just weeks after Timor-Leste voted for independence, the town of Suai was visited by a gang of pro-Indonesian rule militiamen who slaughtered dozens of unarmed citizens hiding in a church. Steve Holland meets Manuel dos Santos who, 10 years later, is still waiting for justice–and for his abducted daughter to come home.
Faith, Hope and Justice
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