14 February 2009

East Timor Poverty and Violence

BBC News 12 February 2009 - Almost 10 years after voting for independence many East Timorese are struggling to come to terms with the country's violent history. Julinho Ximenhes saw two friends killed by Indonesian troops in 1991

Young boys run a bicycle repair shop on the streets of the East Timorese capital, Dili. Forty percent of the population lives on less than a dollar a day.

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