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East Timor celebrates 20 years of freedom

On Friday August 30 people in East Timor, or Timor-Leste, celebrated 20 years of independence, after an overwhelming vote to separate from Indonesia, following a 24-year occupation. There were parades and traditional dances in the capital Dili despite the tiny nation’s rocky transition to a stable democracy. There has been little justice for the families […]

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