20 Dec 2017

Resistance leaders' sway still strong in Timor

From , 4:03 pm on 20 December 2017

Timor Leste could face another election next year after the new government suffered a defeat in parliament yesterday.

Observers say relationships forged during the resistance to the Indonesian occupation, which began in 1975, are still playing out in present day politics.

Sally Round has been in Timor-Leste and she has this report.

Timor Leste flag

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