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· January, 2009

Stories about Timor-Leste from January, 2009

East Timor: Missing government funds

  16 January 2009

Timor Online posts a translated transcript of letters from East Timor's Minister of Finance asking certain public officials to account for missing funds in their departments.

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A Dark Past in East Timor for Obama's National Intelligence Nominee

  8 January 2009

Citizen journalists from East Timor have been busily tweeting about the nomination of Admiral Denis C. Blair for the post of US director of National Intelligence. The nominee faces serious accusations of backing the Indonesian occupation of East Timor in the 1990's, an invasion which led to the killing of approximately 1,400 Timorese and the displacement of 300,000 people.

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