Subject: UNMIT Daily Media Review 11 October 2007

Thursday, 11 October 2007


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National Media Reports

Mario Carascalao: Anticipate Election If there is Insecurity

The Social Democrat Party President, Mr. Mario Carascalao said there will only be elections if the Government fails to create a secure nation.

However, he added that instability should not be created to force an election. (DN)

Taur Matan Ruak Believes Situation Back to Normal

The F-FDTL Brigadier-General, Taur Matan Ruak said that the security situation in the country is returning to normal.

He said that this is due to continued collaboration between all entitled including the government, UNMIT and the ISF.

?The situation in eastern part is back to normal and due to this, the F-FDTL will be withdrawn and return to headquarters,? said the General. (DN)

?Jardim? Refugees Demand National Parliament

Ten representatives of the Internal Displaced Persons camp located in Jardim-Colmera-Dili have demanded the Government speed up solving the problems that are preventing them from returning home.

 ?Refugees are demanding that they want to leave the camps very soon,? said Fernanda Borges, member of Commission C. (STL)

Paulo Martins Ready to Be Witness for the  PNTL Massacre

Former PNTL Commander, Paulo de Fatima Martins, now as member of National Parliament said that he is ready to be witness in court regarding 25 May 2006 case.

Mr Martins has been formally requested by the Court to be a witness. (TP)

International Media Reports

East Timor to play W?Cup Qualifier in Bali
Radio Australia

Indonesia has approved East Timor's request to play in Bali for its World Cup qualifying match against Hong Kong later this month.

Indonesia's soccer federation says East Timor wants to play in Indonesia because its main stadium doesn't meet international standards.

World soccer's governing body FIFA has approved the use of Bali's main stadium match on October the 21st.

Timor Post (TP)
Radio Timor-Leste (RTL)
Suara Timor Lorosae (STL)
Diario Tempo (DT)
Diario Nacional (DN)
Televisaun Timor-Leste (TVTL)


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