Interview: Civil society activist speaks about situation of civic freedoms in Timor-Leste

On 28th September 2018, the CIVICUS Monitor and FORUM-ASIA interviewed human rights defender Luis de Oliveira Sampaio, the Director of Timor-Leste's Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP) on the current state of civic freedoms in the country, in particular after the elections. He also speaks about the challenges faced by civil society groups and human rights defenders in Timor-Leste to undertake advocacy and access funding.