DILI: East Timor celebrated the 10th anniversary of its popular consultation on Sunday, with the main streets and government offices in Dili decorated with colorful flags Minister Kevin Rudd's scandal-plagued Labour Party in the state of New South
There are now 2,013 unique business profiles online and the job of verifying further new businesses in Dili and the districts continues.
Sara arrived to the program after spending several weeks in Dili, East Timor, the country whose blogosphere she dutifully covers on Global Voices.
Several events are scheduled in Dili, such as a photo exhibition in Fundação Oriente (which was itself the place where a massacre occurred in 1999) describing solidarity movements over the years.
On the same day of the celebrations, a peaceful demonstration in Dili finished up with one more attack on justice and democracy.
As an anniversary ceremony was taking place, authorities in Dili released an Indonesian citizen accused of leading one of the worst massacres in East Timor in 1999.
Residents are complaining about the rising cost of living in Dili, East Timor.
During some pro-independence celebrations in Dili, young people used these words “ALIVE OR DEAD, KICK OUT THE BAPAK [Indonesians]” in order to heat up the nationalist spirit to better the result of the ‘Popular Consultation 'in August 1999. photo by Rusty Stewart
They will go home energized and talk about what they heard and saw in Dili and let me tell you, there are some driven people in this country and they aren’t all foreigners.