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East Timor in Crisis

Listen to ETAN's panel discussion on East Timor in Crisis, held June 29, 2006 in New York City.
Presentations (13mb; 36 minutes)
Questions & Answers Part 1 (16 mb; 47 minutes)
Questions & Answers Part 2 (35 mb; 38 minutes)

  • João da Silva Sarmento has been the coordinator of the East Timorese Student Solidarity Council, an editor for the leading Timorese newspaper Suara Timor Lorosa’e and a researcher and board member at La’o Hamutuk, the Timor-Leste Institute for Reconstruction Monitoring and Analysis. João is currently studying linguistics at the University of Hawaii.
  • Rita Pires has worked for the UN Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET); TV Timor-Leste; and the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Dili, East Timor. Rita is currently studying communications at the University of Hawaii.
  • Charles Scheiner, co-founder ETAN; Charles recently returned from East Timor where he was working with La'o Hamutuk.
Moderated by John M. Miller, National Coordinator, ETAN
Nino Belo participated in the Q & A session. He worked for the Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP) in Dili and is now studying political science at the State University of NY at Stony Brook,


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