Reviving Military Conscription in Timor-Leste.

Military conscription has existed since the 18th to the 20th century. One of the reasons was motivated by regional and global military threats and expansion; for example, during Napoleon Bonaparte’s rule in France, this system was used as the “the nation in arms.” Similarly, in World War I and II and the Cold War era,Continue reading “Reviving Military Conscription in Timor-Leste.”

Glance-back the tradition of All Souls’ Day: How do we celebrate it in Tutuala?

Sitting outside in my little gazebo, enjoying the peaceful atmosphere and quiet streets of Palapaso, Dili, it evokes my desire to write something about all souls’ day. Not because I feel lonely, nor because everyone going back to the village on vacation and celebrates this special day with their families, but maybe this is alsoContinue reading “Glance-back the tradition of All Souls’ Day: How do we celebrate it in Tutuala?”

Fenomena berkemah di tepi pantai dan munculnya polisi “moral”di Timor-Leste

Situasi krisis kesehatan, ketidakpastian politik, pertarungan elit politik, pengendalian kebebasan warga akan manifestasi politik dan kebijakan politik-hukum yang tidak demokratis telah menjadi fenomena baru yang membuat masyarakat prihatin, kesal, stress; sebagian mungkin mengalami gangguan kesehatan phisikologi. Semua fenomena ini telah menyebabkan keheningan publik selama beberapa minggu terakhir, sehingga beberapa solusi untuk masalah stres ini mungkinContinue reading “Fenomena berkemah di tepi pantai dan munculnya polisi “moral”di Timor-Leste”

Tamba sá Dezenvolvimentu Agrikultura La’o hanesan Lenuk?

Autor: Leovogildo Belarmino (Kaisala Ara) Planu estratéjia, kualidade jestaun no programa ne’ebe la klaru sai hun ba problema dezenvolvimentu agrikultura. Nune’e mos jestaun parseria ba utilizasaun rekurusu sira seluk sei konsidera fraku tebes. Fenomena sira ne’e sai impaktu husi polítika governu ne’ebé estagnada no halo dezenvolvimentu agrikultura lao hanesan Lenuk. Iha diskursu públiku kona-ba Timor-LesteContinue reading “Tamba sá Dezenvolvimentu Agrikultura La’o hanesan Lenuk?”

DEFENSOR DIREITUS UMANUS NAKFILAK BA VIOLASAUN DIREITUS UMANUS

Estratéjia dezenvolvimentu foka ba hadi‟a Governu nia abilidade ba fornese servisu públiku sira ne‟ebé importante, haforsa instituisaun sub-nasionál sira hodi responde ba sidadaun nia presiza no promove komunidade no sidadaun nia envolvimentu ho governu no instituisaun lokál sira. Ikus liu, Timor-Leste hanesan Estadu Direitu Demokratiku, mai ita hotu kumpri regras Konstitusionais sira ho rigor, atuContinue reading “DEFENSOR DIREITUS UMANUS NAKFILAK BA VIOLASAUN DIREITUS UMANUS”

Dikotomia Politika Pandemia no Virus anti-Demokrasia.

Politika kombate pandemia virus hamosu ajenda dikotomia politika. Elit poliku sira aproveita situasaun pandemia ho rajaun kombate virus Korona, maibe iha tenpu hanesan kontrola advesariu politiku inklui kritika demokratiku husi cidadaun sira. Iha kalae, indikasaun politika aproveita situasaun estadu da emerjensia hodi hasae forsa politika status quo no fo risku ba prisipiu estadu de demokratiku?Continue reading “Dikotomia Politika Pandemia no Virus anti-Demokrasia.”

Homeland: Is it a Safe and Peaceful Place? A Bitter Experience in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak.

A homeland is the only peaceful place to live and settle down, but it can be turned into the place of exile. The notion of a place of peace and friendly shelter can be exacerbated by societal resistance. Here is the short story of my bitter experiences during the first emergency and prevention of COVID-19Continue reading “Homeland: Is it a Safe and Peaceful Place? A Bitter Experience in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak.”