Item TLFRETnews19751204 - Journal "Timor Leste" Extra issue 1975-12-04

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Journal "Timor Leste" Extra issue 1975-12-04


  • December 4, 1975 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 8 pp.

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Journal "Timor Leste" EXTRA issue, December 4, 1975
This issue contains: the declaration of independence of the Democratic Republic of East Timor made unilaterally by FRETILIN, featuring as president Francisco Xavier do Amaral, and as Prime-Minister Nicolau dos Reis Lobato. It also contains a list of the 11 ministers and their respective deputies; Highlights of the proclaimed constitution, remarking principles like sovereignty, non-interference and laicism. It also delimits the crime of high treason and voting age as fifteen years old (the vote was mandatory for all above that age); The recognition of independence coming from many organizations, governmental and non-governmental; An article discussing the evil of exploiting people, which they describe as being a violent process in itself; The main article is a recollection of the facts which led to the proclamation of independence of East Timor by FRETILIN.


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  • Portuguese

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  • Latin

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