Month: August 2019

Popular Consultation in East Timor: Voting Over Violence Determines Sovereignty – But Justice is Fleeting

By Jeff Fischer August 30 is the 20th anniversary of the voting in East Timor for the country’s independence from Indonesia.  The balloting was termed the Popular Consultation and was mandated under the Agreement between the Republic of Indonesia and the Portuguese Republic on the Question of East Timor, signed on May 5, 1999 by […]