Timor-Leste Sexual Assault Survivors Wait for Cases to go to Court

December 15, 2010 — An article on Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) reports on how despite the fact that the number of sexual crimes in Timor-Leste has increased, survivors must wait up to a year for their cases to go to court. The article cites The Asia Foundation’s Law and Justice in Timor-Leste: A Survey of Citizen Awareness and Attitudes Regarding Law and Justice 2008. Read the full article: “TIMOR-LESTE: Sexual assault survivors face long legal delays.”

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