“My name is Inacia Tamele. Now I am a mother but when I was younger I was a campaigner for independence in Timor Leste.
There was a lot of brutality and inhumanity. When we fight for freedom… I had to hide in the jungle because the militia were hunting me. I disguised myself to survive.”
(Quote from the article, by Sally Sara: ABC NEWS)
This incredible article is by Sally Sara who meets 12 inspirational Asian Women, and shares their ‘Mama Asia’ stories: Click here to read the article: East Timor independence campaigner Inacia Tamele: the bloody price of freedom