Stories about Timor-Leste from June, 2009
The Daily PCIJ reports on the press freedom situation in East Timor
Notes from Abroad writes about the legend of a crocodile which died and became the lands of East Timor.
The Lost Boy notes that the travel advisory of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on East Timor needs to be updated. The blogger insists that the security situation in the country is calm.
The United Nations has instructed its personnel in East Timor to dress properly. The UN reminded its staff to “Avoid revealing or provocative clothing in public, be clean and presentable at all times and dress conservatively when attending religious and official functions.”
The Roman Catholic Church has contributed to the further marginalization of gay citizens in East Timor, according to the East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin blog.