Subject: Timor-Leste Local Media Monitoring, 22 Feb 03

Timor-Leste Local Media Monitoring

Dili, 22 February 03

STL: Guterres: Public Hearings Will Continue in May

The chairman of the Commission for Reception Truth and Reconciliation (CRTR), Aniceto Guterrres said if everything goes according to its agenda, the commission will continue the public hearings, with the theme " War Relationship", on May 20. He said in the next public hearings, his team would collect data about crimes against Human Rights committed by political parties in the past.


The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste joined the International Fund for the Development of Agricultural (IFDA) on Wednesday in Rome during the 25th anniversary commemoration of that UN specialized agency. TL is now the 161 member of IFDA. Present at the event was the Minister of Agriculture, Forest and Fisheries, Estanislau da Silva. In his speech at IFDA assembly Da Silva appealed for the participation of the organization in the development of Timor-Leste.


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