Subject: UNMIT Daily Media Review - 28 July


(International news reports and extracts from national media. UNMIT does not vouch for the accuracy of these reports)

PM asks district youths to be involved in the youth parliament – Timor Post

Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão has asked district youth representatives to be involved in a youth parliament. The PM said that a youth parliament will strengthen the relationship between youths as well as providing lessons on civic education. “I think you, the youth should know that democracy is based on your rights,” said the PM on Friday (25/7) in Delta Nova, Comoro.

CTF is not a court – Suara Timor Lorosa’e

The Former Joint Commissioner of the Indonesia and Timor-Leste Commission of Truth and Friendship (CTF) Dionisio Babo said that the Indonesian-TL truth and friendship commission is not a court. “CTF is not a court. Its mandate is to conduct joint research to find out the conclusive truth about violence against human rights and to give recommendations to cure the wounds of the past.”

F-FDTL recruitment still pending – Diario Nacional

F-FDTL Chief of Staff Colonel Lere Anan said that the F-FDTL recruitment plan has not as yet been realized as it still waiting for the approval from the National Parliament.


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