Democracy, Representation, and Accountability in Timor‐Leste

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By Tim Meisburger

This paper discusses concerns about the overall quality of democracy in Timor-Leste, and suggests they are predominantly linked to perceptions of a lack of representation and accountability inherent in the current system. These concerns are likely to increase if recently proposed legal “reforms” are enacted.

Posted May 25, 2016
Related locations: Timor-Leste
Related programs: Elections