Young and wild : Timor-Leste's troubled military
Date of Issue2006
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
On 8 february 2006, some 350 officers and soldiers from Timor-Leste's small defence force abandoned their posts and marched to the presidential palace. The unarmed soldiers protested against ill treatment, discriminatory practices and poor conditions within the Timorese Defence Forces (FDTL).
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 016/06
Nanyang Technological University