They won the war with courage and sacrifice. Now they fight for the future through forgiveness and reconciliation.
The President of East Timor (Timor-Leste), Xanana Gusmao, takes us on a breathtaking and intimate journey. Revelations from the 24-year Resistance against Indonesian occupation, to the present-day challenges of the world's youngest nation. The struggle against foreign occupation has ended, but the fight to build a new nation from ashes, and against poverty, incompetence, corruption and hatred is just beginning. This is a story about the courageous journey from war and sacrifice to forgiveness and reconciliation a powerful and universal theme which transcends all geographical, cultural and ethnic boundaries. It is humanity's struggle.