August 2002 

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August 11 - 17
East Timor's tower of Babel- Cultural clash over Timor's official language
Mass jailbreak in protest at legal system hold-ups
Accountability key to restore military ties- U.S.
Newly independent ET gains membership in Asian soccer body

UN on track to wrap up East Timor mission in 2004
Timorese refugees told to vacate camps
Malaysia assures East Timor counterpart of continued assistance
Investors Wary Of E Timor On Weak Judiciary - Foreign Min
East Timor fears ASEAN membership will drain budget
Parliament ratifies ICC

W. Timor locals shun refugees from Kupang
Gusmao wants Dutch journalist's murder trial held in East Timor
Scotland on Sunday- Balibo Suspects escape UK war crimes trials

Now available La'o Hamutuk Bulletin Vol. 3, No. 6: August 2002, Japanese Aid, Electricity

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August 1 - 10 (+ late July)
Cigarettes ignite East Timor lawyers' strike
Unarmed Indonesian troops escort E. Timorese returnees to border
Seeking detente, Gusmao, PM to meet regularly on 'sensitive' issues
Fourth reconciliation meet with militia boss held in secret
Two Sri Lankans detained on suspicion of people trafficking
People-smuggling suspected in case of East Timor Sri Lankans
East Timor students protest school fee hike, rising prices
Coming to Grips with History, Jakarta-Style

Indonesia Seeks Seat in UN Security Council
Gusmao calls for more funds to rebuild East Timor
Five Indonesian Officers In E Timor Trials Plead Innocent
East Timor open to receiving 56 New Zealand-bound asylum-seekers
Brazil to Help East Timor, from Health to Football
ASEAN Rules Out Immediate Membership For East Timor
Timor seeks Philippine experts' aid in agriculture, medicine, business
Statement by ET & Asian NGOs at workshop on ICC
45 Cases started in Dili District Court during May-July
Advice, Warnings Greet Newest IMF Member
Not Yet Clear what legal system will be adopted in East Timor
Supplemental Appropriations Bill

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