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American Stacey Addison Released From East Timor Prison After Meth Probe Misunderstanding

CNN: American traveler Stacey Addison says she was detained for months in East Timor because she unwittingly shared a taxi with a stranger carrying methamphetamine. Now she’s out of jail — and a guest of a former East Timor leader. 104 more words

Crime

December 26 in history

1135 – Coronation of King Stephen of England.

1481 – Battle of Westbrook – Holland defeated troops of Utrecht.

1620 Pilgrim Fathers landed at what became New Plymouth in Massachusetts. 352 more words

History

East Timor, Australia, Capitalism and Democracy

* Gough Whitlam, whose government was overthrown by a coup inspired by agents of US capitalism in 1975 would not tolerate criticism of his position regarding East Timor – that it could never be an independent nation. 77 more words

Capitalist Ideology

TODAY'S HOLIDAY: East Timor Independence Day

East Timor Independence Day

On May 20, 2002, about half of a small island in the Lesser Sundra group became the Democratic Republic of East Timor… 77 more words

December 26 in history

1135 – Coronation of King Stephen of England.

1481 – Battle of Westbrook – Holland defeated troops of Utrecht.

1620 Pilgrim Fathers landed at what became New Plymouth in Massachusetts. 352 more words

History

Australia, Timor, and the cycle of fear.

Timor-Leste became a signatory to the United Nations Refugee Convention in December 2002, just seven months after its independence was restored. Despite being a party to the Convention, the process of seeking asylum in Timor is problematic at best, with no system set up for adjudicating asylum claims. 882 more words

Mismanagement highlighted in East Timor

Contracts with a Chinese company lead critics to blast government for alleged poor procurement policies.

Published by Al Jazeera English, Oct. 19, 2013

By Tom Benner… 173 more words

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