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Timeline of East Timor’s independence
EAST-TIMOR BEFORE AND AFTER INDEPENDENCE PORTUGESE COLONIAL PERIOD (1769 – 1975) * Colonisation begins in East Timor in 1769 with the founding of Dili and continues into the 19th & 20th
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East Timor becomes the world’s newest nation, as a declaration of independence ends 450 years of foreign rule. East Timor gets aid lifeline Landslide win in East Timor vote
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The 1999 East Timor Independence Referendum …

In 1999 the people of Timor-Leste or East Timor were given a chance to say yes or no to an independent future. It was the culmination of a quarter-century of struggle.Less than a year after declaring independence from Portugal in 1975, they were invaded by
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East Timor History

On November 28, 1975, Fretilin made a unilateral declaration of independence of the Democratic Republic of East Timor (Republica Democrática de Timor Leste in Portuguese). This was not recognised by either Portugal, Indonesia, or Australia.
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The Independence of East Timor
A nice side effect of East Timor’s successful bid for independence in 1999 was the surge of energy within East Timor solidarity groups around the world. As when multiracial elections were finally held in South Africa in 1994, or when El Salvadorans signed their peace agreement at Chapultepec Castle in 1992, the feel-good factor after years of campaigning was palpable.
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East Timor
 · East Timor country profile Provides an overview of East Timor, including key events and facts about this former Portuguese colony which won independence from …
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East Timor’s “independence”: illusion and reality
According to the East Timor Public Administration’s “Independence Day Events” web site, “Timor Leste will become the first nation of the new millennium and the world’s newest democracy.
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East Timor Independence Restoration Day around the …

Read about East Timor Independence Restoration Day around the world in 2021. East Timor became the first new sovereign state of the 21st century on 20 May 2002 when it gained independence from Indonesia When is Restoration of Independence Day in East
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East Timor – Challenge and Change

East Timor has had many major historical events happen including “The Battle of Timor”, decolonisation, Indonesian invasion and its long road to independence. Even though these are …
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UN General Assembly Resolutions on East Timor

Reaffirms the inalienable right of the people of East Timor to self-determination and independence, in accordance with the General Assembly resolution 1514 (XV) of 14 December 1960, Declares that the people of East Timor must be enabled to freely determine their own …
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East Timor Independence
Mr. Schwarz talked about the unrest in East Timor generated by the results of an election in which East Timorese citizens overwhelmingly voted for independence from Indonesia. He also responded to…
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A decade after independence, East Timor’s surprising …

 · East Timor has occasionally tottered in the 13 years since its independence referendum and the 10 since the UN, which administered the country in its most ambitious nation-building effort, returned full sovereignty.
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East Timor: Independence day
Sister Alma, a Canossian nun, discusses the future of East Timor with Conelio Gama, commander of the second region of the rebel independence movement, the Falantil.
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East Timor Celebrates Independence Vote a Year Later …

brings us to the independence of East Timor and free from the Indonesian repression of the twenty-four years. And I’m very happy to see that despite the destruction and the exodus into West
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In the post-independence period, it was estimated that East Timor would have some difficulty in mobilizing the external financing required to bridge the lean years between independence and the
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Canadian solidarity with East Timor: a history in images – …

Canadian solidarity with East Timor: a history in images E-dossier #4. The former Portuguese colony of Timor-Leste (East Timor) declared independence in 1975. Days later, it was invaded by the army of neighbouring Indonesia, then annexed. A 24-year struggle for
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The US, the silent witness to atrocities in East Timor’s …

East Timor’s President Francisco Guterres (C) stands on a military vehicle as he inspects his soldiers during a ceremony to mark the country’s 17th Independence Day anniversary in Dili, East Timor