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a native or inhabitant of Timor

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Many Timorese and international observers fear the existing cases barely scratch the surface of a much deeper problem.
The later section in Chapter 1 on "new generation" activists relies heavily on two English language accounts of two young Timorese.
Having the opportunity to offer this content free of charge to our customers and thus contributing to enriching the knowledge of the Timorese people, is a great and important step to Timor Telecom, which for the past 12 years has greatly helped the development of Timorese society", he adds.
There are approximately 20 000 East Timorese living in Australia, of which 9320 were born in East Timor.
Co-scripted by its star, Irim Tolentino (who plays the titular heroine), and co-directed by Timorese filmmaker Bety Reis and Australian documentarian Luigi Acquisto, the film is a decade-spanning saga that begins during East Timor's fleeting independence in 1975 and continues through to the unstable armistice arrived at in 1999.
He thanked the East Timorese, including his competitors, for the peaceful voting process, which takes place from 7 a.
One investigates the role of headhunting in the interaction between Timorese cultures and European colonialism.
Canadian Catholic networks did begin to operate, acting in solidarity with Timorese Catholics seen as threatened and in need of overseas succour.
In 2001, Timorese elected a Constituent Assembly to write their constitution, with many of the political parties and leaders from before 1975 still involved.
In that time some 1,500 East Timorese were murdered, Dili was burned, and its infrastructure destroyed.
East Timorese authorities did not conduct investigations or raids over the last year.
Two main political parties in East Timor were established: the Revolutionary Front for East Timor (FRETILIN) and the Timorese Democratic Union (UDT).
Starting from scratch, Timorese environmentalist Zizi Vieira is transplanting the skills he is learning from ACF in an effort to restore his country's land and pride.
Then in December, following two days of rioting in Dili the Australian media exposed some of its worst ignorance about the political system and society in East Timor in articles which, sadly, also became a major source of information for many Timorese about what was going on in their own country and how it was seen by outsiders.
A 24-year guerrilla war followed, in which 200,000 East Timorese died-from bombings, killings, and forced starvation.