Subject: UNMIT Daily Media Review - 29 July
(International news reports and extracts from national media. UNMIT does not vouch for the accuracy of these reports)
Domestic violce on the rise in Liquica- Suara Timor Lorosae
The commander of PNTL in Liquica district Manuel Maria dos Santos has confirmed that the level of domestic violence in Liquica District has He explained that from January to July 2008 PNTL in Liquica has identified 46 cases of domestic violence and from those 46 cases, 7 have been registered in the Court, 6 of them are being investigated and the others were solved according to the customary law.
Military prison no place for Salsinha- Suara Timor Lorosae
After participating in the inauguration ceremony of the military prison yesterday in Tasi-Tolu, Brigadier General Taur Matan Ruak declared that while the military prison is not a place to detain Gastão Salsinha and his group members, it is a place to punish the members of F-FDTL when they commit crimes. According to Matan Ruak, Salsinha and his group may not be punished in the military prisons they are no longer army officers.
Alfredo’s items not lost- Timor Post
The general prosecutor Longiunos Monteiro yesterday rejected rumours that the possessions of the late Alfredo Reinado had been lost. The General Prosecutor explained that the items in question (laptop and hand phone) were in the possession of the Australian Federal Police who were investigating the events of 11 February.
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