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· September, 2010

Stories about Timor-Leste from September, 2010

East Timor: Stories on Health Care for the Poor

Bairo Pite Clinic blog shares stories about daily work on community health care “for the poorest of the poor in East Timor”.

East Timor: The Past is Present

For many East Timorese families that have lived through the violent Indonesian occupation, the past is still present. The poignant words of Fidelis Magalhães - the son of a slain...

East Timor: Providing Spaces for the Memory

Crowd map Hanoin: Remembering Timor was recently launched aiming to collaboratively collect memories of colonialism, occupation and independence of East Timor. A blog post explains the need to “share, corroborate...

East Timor: Managing oil resources

A facebook commenter reminds Australia to respect the right of East Timor to manage its oil resources. “It is the right of Timorese people to determine where their resources should...

East Timor: History of Atáuro Island

Return to Rai Ketak refers to the proposal to house a detention center in Atáuro Island in East Timor for those seeking asylum in Australia as “insensitive” to the controversial...

Brazil: Independence Day and East Timorese Self Determination

“To talk about Brazil, I chose East Timor”, wrote [pt] Leonardo Sakamoto, on the 188th anniversary of the Brazilian “political independence”, September 7. He talks about dignity and self-determination, while reflecting on...

Timorese on Facebook

In the last year and a half there has been something of a surge in the use of the social media by East Timor netizens. While blogs are proliferating, Facebook...

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