East Timor’s new Prime Minister calls for Australia to respect the young nation’s rights. Will the Australian government do the right thing?
Leona Hameed chats to Charlie Scheiner from La’o Hamutuk about Australia’s less than stellar record in Timor-Leste, and the current focus on security over fundamental human needs.
Did Australia spy on East Timor to obtain a financial advantage in an essentially commercial negotiation with one of the poorest countries in the world? And if so – is that okay? Sayomi Ariyawansa finds out.
ASIO raids, the International Court of Justice and disputed oil: Dr Clinton Fernandes explains the background to the two ongoing legal disputes between Australia and East Timor.