Fernando Lasama de Araujo

‘The Balibo House Trust wishes to acknowledge and commemorate the untimely passing of our friend and hero of Timor-Leste, Fernando Lasama de Araujo, founder of RENETIL, of Partido Democratica, former Deputy Prime Minister and, at the time of his death, Minister for Education and Co-ordinating Minister of Social Affairs. We join with the people of Timor-Leste and in particular those who were close to him and who venerated him at this sad time.’