Timorese


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a native or inhabitant of Timor

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Numerous Timorese officials, from the Prime Minister to senior police officers, have commented publicly about the serious need for increased counternarcotic efforts.
The article focuses on the narratives of mestizo and indigenous Timorese who were politically active during the Indonesian occupation of East Timor.
This discussion opens into a wider examination of the role of Christian faith and the Catholic Church in the creation of the Timorese national identity and, in particular, the importance of martyrs to that identity.
In the mid-1970s, when the Portuguese began to decolonize, a civil war broke out between two rival political parties -- the right-wing Timorese Democratic Union, or UDT, and the left-wing Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor, or Fretilin -- when the UDT staged a coup against the Portuguese administration.
A new East Timorese president must carry a principle to lift his or her people up from poverty,'' the 37-year-old unemployed man said.
In a quarter-century of Indonesian rule, Timorese adherence to the Catholic church rose from less than a third to account for the vast majority of the population.
Although the daily terror of torture and killing ended when the Indonesians left, for most Timorese democracy has not improved their standard of living.
Up to 200,000 East Timorese died, many from starvation, sickness, and disease, as well as from the fighting.
Zizi witnessed first-hand the brutality and violence suffered by the Timorese during Indonesian occupation.
At the same time, criticisms which could legitimately be made of the East Timorese government, such as its failure to move on local government, problems with the judicial system, and slowness in Timorising the education system, are being ignored by Australian journalists.
A 24-year guerrilla war followed, in which 200,000 East Timorese died-from bombings, killings, and forced starvation.
The long-time Australian/East Timorese dispute over how to divide petroleum revenue was finally settled after Australia's Federal Government and the East Timorese/United National representatives reached an agreement in July.
Your recent joyous picture of East Timorese celebrating independence demands an accompanying picture from Palestine.
The East Timorese President Xanana Gusmao (a former guerrilla leader) personally escorted to the ceremony Megawati Sukarnoputri, president of the former occupying power, Indonesia.
After 25 years of abuse and mass killing at the hands of the Indonesian military, the East Timorese voted for independence in August 1999, setting off an Indonesian-scorched earth policy that destroyed the land.