Selected postings from east-timor (reg.easttimor)

October 2004 


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ETAN Urges New Indonesian President to Pursue Justice for Victims of East Timor’s Occupation
TAPOL open letter to SBY on the occasion of his inauguration as President of Indonesia on 20 October 2004

Members of Congress Oppose U.S. Assistance to Unreformed, "Corrupt" Indonesian Military U.S. Senate Continues Restrictions on Military and IMET Assistance for Indonesia; Senator Feingold (D-WI) on justice for East Timor

“Military Has Already Won” Indonesian Election, Says ETAN, Neither Candidate Likely to Limit Military

TAKE ACTION: Call Your Representative Today to Sign Letter to Powell to Say “NO” to New Financing for Indonesian Military

U.S. Groups Oppose U.S. Military Assistance to Indonesia, Tell Secretary of State that Military Remains “Unreformed” Rights Violator

ETAN: ETAN Statement on Fifth Anniversary of East Timor’s Independence Vote

LH: Submission to the TSO and TSDA regarding the Proposed Petroleum Regime
LH: The Case for Saving Sunrise

ETAN: Congress Disappointed with Secretary Rumsfeld’s Plans for U.S.-Indonesia Military Ties

Take Action
ETAN: Question the Candidates: Election 2004 & East Timor and Indonesia

Support ETAN! An Appeal from Noam Chomsky

October 21 - 30

World Bank Labor Troubles in Timor
Masked men storm bus in East Timor; eight dead
E. Timor Charges Indonesian Troops, Militiamen with 1999 Killings
Building a new society- NGOs in East Timor

Xanana: Speech at German Society for Foreign Policy

Timor - Leste International and Local Media Monitoring 
October 29
October 28
October 27
October 26
October 25

Timor Sea Talks

Protester, AustraliaTimor-Leste Civil Society Demands a Fair Maritime Boundary
Timor in $2.6bn oil claim
Sunrise deadline dismissed by East Timor
ET PM says deal over Timor Sea gas unlikely by December target date
Talks on Timor Gap reserves collapse
Australia warns on Timor Sea project
Alkatiri in Perth session on LNG
Gas plant must be on our soil- Timor

Oil wealth must be "blessing not curse" - PM Alkatiri
Timor-Leste government launches public consultation on Petroleum Fund, 18 October

Most Australians support ICJ determining Timor boundary: poll

Unease at restart of Timor Sea talks
ET NGO statement on ET-Australia boundary talks

see also: ETAN Timor Sea page

October 19-24
Reluctant Saviour: Australia, Indonesia and the Independence of East Timor (review)
Ramos-Horta calls for release of Myanmar's Suu Kyi
Dili working to attract German investment - President Gusmão
Timor defense commander calls for more Japan aid to fight poverty
Jump in East Timorese refugees keen to return from Indonesia: UNHCR
Former East Timor governor Abilio Soares challenges conviction

Jakarta Post Interview with Prime Minister Alkatiri
Unresolved 'issues' but 'no problems' with Jakarta - PM Alkatiri
East Timor deports RI migrant workers
Daniel Fietkiewicz, dies at 52; interpreter for presidents - ETAN member

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring 
October 18 2004
October 19 2004
October 20 2004
October 21 2004
October 22 2004

Indonesia's New President

New Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

ETAN Urges New Indonesian President to Pursue Justice for Victims of East Timor’s Occupation
“Military Has Already Won” Indonesian Election, Says ETAN, Neither Candidate Likely to Limit Military
SBS: Timor rights under new Indonesian Pres.

TAPOL open letter to SBY on the occasion of his inauguration as President of Indonesia on 20 October 2004

Human Rights First: New Indonesian President Must Stand Up for Human Rights Defenders

Balancing Security and Democracy- Indonesia

Indonesia defense minister hopes to resume military ties with Washington

TAPOL: Another General Takes Charge; Aceh Appeal; West Papua Association UK open letter to SBY

Indonesia Alert: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono: More of the Same

Bush Favors Aid for Indonesia, Critics Balk
Letter - Justice before Security Council seat for Indonesia
US Envoy Says Disappointed By Indonesia's Rights Progress
Terrorism Links in Indonesia Point to Military

House must not confirm Ryamizard as TNI chief: Analysts
Indonesia: Military's Big Role in Politics Reaffirmed By New Law
E. Timor congratulates Yudhoyono on election victory

Indonesian Military- The Powers That Be [+TNI Bill Endorsed]

October 12-18
Central govt urged to help refugees
Major economic challenges ahead, reduced oil revenues - IMF report
Students raise money for poor Timor schools

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring 
October 12 2004
October 13 2004
October 14 2004
October 15 2004

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Exception to the Rulers by Amy Goodman   
Donate $100 or more to ETAN and receive a signed copy of Amy Goodman's new book  Exception to the Rulers as a thank you gift!

New official Tourism Site in English and Portuguese

Asian Analysis ­ East Timor: A Time to 'Measure our Capacity'

JSMP: Court Hearing regarding the Lawfulness of Arrest and Detention

IMF: Public Information Notice: IMF Concludes 2004 Article IV Consultation with the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste


Young Timorese dream of riches in Europe, Sister Alma says

UNDP: Training for translators and interpreters launched

UNDP: Portugal pledges $1.2 million to strengthen the Justice System

JSMP Report: Access to Justice for Women Victims

MMIETS: Timor Sea Resources - Issues of Principle

USGOV: Seven Potential Millennium Challenge Account Qualifiers Announced; United States to help countries meet criteria but success not guaranteed

USAID: Nurses Expand Skills with New Training Program

ADB: ADB's Program in Timor-Leste to Focus on Quality of Life

USGOV: U.S.-Indonesia Relations Entering "Critical Time," Ambassador Designate Pascoe Says

TLGOV: DR. Ramos-Horta sign MoU on economic and technical cooperation and diplomatic training with President Gloria Arroyo
TLGOV: DR. Jose Ramos-Horta and DR Hassan Wyrajuda to discuss TL-RI land border demarcation

ACFID: Father Mark Raper SJ AM receives annual Human Rights Award
ABC: Census shows fertility, population high, nutrition low
JSMP Justice Update: New Court Actor Training Program
UNIDO launches two projects to assist the people of Timor-Leste

JSMP: An Analysis a Sexual Assault Decision from Dili District Court
UNDP: Opening of the Judicial Training Centre
East Timor awards seismic survey contract

New Timor-Leste government website

October 2 - 11
Timorese Officials Already In Luanda For Felino-2004 Exercises
Plan to recruit mango pickers from East Timor

Timor-Leste at UN 4th Committee on W Sahara
International Platform of Jurists for East Timor: Statement on Western Sahara to the UN
East Timor to become newest ARF member
Nobel Peace Prize: Does winning make a difference?
Xanana: Speech at Centre for Judicial Training

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring 
October 04 2004
October 05 2004
October 06 2004
October 07 2004
October 11 2004


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September 26-October 1

Ramos-Horta speech to UN General Assembly
JRH press conf at UN
E Timor Min Says Indonesia Deserves Security Council Seat

TL Nat'l Alliance for Int'l Tribunal Letter to Sec'y General
JSMP: Conference calls for Establishment of International Tribunal
Legal action taken over rights abuses in East Timor- Hassan

Alor sounds out trade cooperation with ET
More than 3,000 religious and community leaders are trained in HIV prevention
U.S. includes East Timor in aid program
Bishop Belo nominates resisters for Nobel Prize

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring 
September 30 2004
September 29 2004
September 28 2004
September 27 2004
Sep 23-24 2004

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