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Timor-Leste: Rule of Law, or Only Rule?

February 3, 2010

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News stories have told the stories of thousands of Timorese people who suffered greatly during the 24-year fight for independence from Indonesia. However, perhaps a less told story is that many Timorese were also arbitrarily detained during that period, a violation of the principle of rule of law as stated in the constitution. On Aug. 30, 1999, 78… Read more