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to keep up to date with developments in TImor-Leste is to subscribe
to the news service of the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network
(ETAN). This is a tremendous resource, run on shoestring...
out of an apartment in Brooklyn, New York. -- Gordon Peake,
Beloved Land: Stories, Struggles
and Secrets from Timor-Leste
east-timor list distributes news, analysis. and job and
other announcements from a wide range of sources, including East
Timorese groups, ETAN,
and other civil society and non-governmetal organizations . Reports
and translations from wire services and the Timor-Leste,
Indonesian, Portuguese, Australian, U.S. and other media
are included, along with official documents
and statements from the U.N. and its agencies,
international financial institutions and national governments. (The
east-timor list began as a newsgroup called reg.easttimor and is
sometimes known by that name.)
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The list is terrific
for avid TL-watchers, with a quality of discussion
seen in many other such forums. - Robin
I would like to take this
opportunity to thank you for the excellent work you have been
doing these last years in keeping all people interested in Timor-Leste's
present and future duly informed. Your objectivity and professionalism,
providing an essential space for everybody to express itself
freely has been a great contribution to consolidate Timor-Leste's
emerging democracy. It is an example of how to give voice to
the civil society and others at relatively low costs, an example
that many other countries should follow. - Pedro
I would also like to
take the opportunity to thank you for the wonderful service
you provide to us all; the sharing of information is crucial
to all of us involved in/ with Timor-Leste and we would be lost
without ETAN! -Siobhan
Congratulations for this
excellent source of up-to-date information
about Timor Leste.
Keep up the good work! - NoŽlle
And I shouldn't pass
up the chance to say a general thanks for the great work you
guys are doing at ETAN. It's four and a half years since I left
and I still feel in touch with what is going on there
thanks to ETAN. So thank you! - Megan
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