EAST TIMOR'S PAST THREATENS ITS PRESENT

President Suharto of Indonesia, who died last month, was responsible for the invasion of East Timor in 1975, for its occupation for almost 25 years, for the murder of so many of its people and for the insecure and traumatised state it remains in despite its emergence as a free, new country six years ago
Maria's skin is tanned and her long black hair has been washed and combed. She is feeling beautiful today. She does not register a ragged three-year-old boy standing still close by, although (...)

RLCC: As we've been preaching and preaching, abuse, torture, and violence makes people, society, whole nations, and even the whole of humanity very sick. That sickness persists until overcome by deep compassion, forgiveness, and real, unifying love.

Originally from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition on January 31, 2008, 4:00pm

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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