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Spotlight: East Timor | Free Expression & the Law

Timor Leste prime minister files defamation suit against journalist

Timor Leste prime minister files defamation suit against journalist

Article 8 of the Timor Leste Press Law clearly protects the work of journalists, and states "The right of journalists to report shall be exercised on the basis of constitutional powers, may not be subjected to interference that threatens their independence and objectivity, freedom of establishment, and freedom of conscience."

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  • Australian journalists remembered 40 years after their murder in East Timor
  • Australian journalists remembered 40 years after their murder in East Timor

    The IFJ and MEAA commemorated the 40th anniversary of the killing of the Balibo Five, with the establishment of a scholarship to develop journalism skills in East Timor. The five young Australian journalists were killed in East Timor by Indonesian military troops after witnessing an incursion by Indonesian soldiers.

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