Crying Without Tears - In Pursuit of Justice and Reconciliation in Timor-Leste: Community Perspectives and Expectations

ICTJ; Piers Pigou
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This report examines community expectations and experiences of Timor-Leste’s unique transition from occupation to independence. It documents the results of focus group discussions on an array topcis including violence and conflict, truth recovery, justice, accountability, reconciliation, and forgiveness. These issues lie at the heart of the Timorese peoples’ expectations and experiences, and at the center of Timor’s transitional justice concerns.