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East Timor moving forward


(Image: by EWC student, Teguh Timur from flickr)

Latest news from East Timor is that there are plans by current government to introduce new media laws feared to muzzle hard won freedom of speech, after gaining back its independence in 1999.

Australia has been involved in helping Timor get back on its feet and many more East Timorese have found Australia as their second home.

Reporter Vanessa Powell has more update.

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