September 2004 

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September 20 - 26
East Timor Struggles to Find Justice, Rebuild
ET Prosecutor to Visit West Timor

U.S.-Indon Military Ties on Hold
Ramos Horta expects Susilo to strengthen RI-Timor ties

Hopes Rise for New Oil Revenue Deal with East Timor
Greens gain support for East Timor in NSW Upper House
Australia's Government- E Timor Boundary Talks Productive
Peacekeepers accuse Australia of stealing from Timor

NZ to etablish embassy in ET
E Timor to protest warship intrusion
Bob Dole- Indonesia's Man in Washington
XG- Speech at opening of parliament
Former East Timorese militia in Indonesia still have weapons

ET Bishop Asks Lay Christians to Spearhead Evangelization
FM Monteiro orders full assessment of Lisbon's aid programs
Cop takes Timorese chief over old beat
Coffee giant launches Timor product

Media Monitoring 
September 21, 2004
September 20, 2004

U.S. Senate Continues Restrictions on Military and IMET Assistance for Indonesia

“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: The Case for Saving Sunrise
Surat Popular -- Our Oil, Our Future

ETAN: UN and U.S. Must Commit to Justice for Timor after Indonesian Court Acquits Officer

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

West Papua Rights Organizations Condemn Statement by U.S. Attorney General on Killing of Americans at Freeport Mine; Urge U.S. Congress To Push for a Full & Impartial Investigation

ETAN: Members of Congress Stress Concern Over East Timor-Australia Boundary Dispute During Australia Free Trade Debate

JSMP: East Timorese civil society demand the creation of a Commission of Experts by UN

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

Spring 2004 Estafeta

Support ETAN! An Appeal from Noam Chomsky

September 13 - 18
ETAN & others on Wolfowitz and Indonesia

TNI ready to secure UN agencies in western Timor
RP, Timor-Leste sign 2 accords of cooperation

Alkatiri's speech on Census
PAL wins tender to build ship for East Timor
Interview with ex-Interfet soldier on Australia's policies
Ahead of oil talks, MEPs urge Canberra to respect Dili's rights
E. Timor seeks public support against int'l rights tribunal- official

Japan Constitution Hinders Ties to Indonesia - Diplomat
Hello Missus! (new book on Timor)

East Timor Local and International Medial Monitoring 
September 17
September 16
September 15
September 14
September 13

September 4 - 11
Committing to Justice for East Timor (ETAN Letter to Editor)
Indonesia Truth Commission could be 'whitewash machine'
East Timorese recall Munir's support
Justice for victims should include right to compensation
East Timor's foreign minister opposes rights tribunal

Moerdani - Charismatic, sinister Soeharto man
Indonesia's Gen. Andi Muhammad Jusuf Dies

U.S. Military Training to East Timor FY2003
Tour of troubled nation

Maritime boundary dispute speech
Greens influenced Labor- Brown
Energy Now, Borders Later

Bishop Nascimento upbeat on future of Portuguese language

U.S. Underwriting Indonesia Terrorism?

Timor-Leste Local Media Monitoring 
September 10, 2004
September 9, 2004
September 8, 2004
September 7, 2004
September 6, 2004

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Exception to the Rulers by Amy Goodman   
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New: Save East Timor Site

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

TLGOV: DR. Ramos-Horta sign MoU on economic and technical cooperations 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

SBS Dateline: Abilio Soares-The Man in the Middle
UNDP: The opening of the Judicial Training Centre marks an important milestone in the development of the Justice System

UN Security Council Meets: UN Media Summary; Provisional Verbatim
Selected Statements by Australia; European Union, Indonesia, Pakistan, U.S.
UN: Progress report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (for the period from 29 Apr to 13 Aug 2004)

GLW: East Timor is only asking for a fair go (speech by Kirsty Sword Gusmao)
Japan Gov't: Assistance for "Human Security in Rural Timor Leste"
UN: T-L Permanent Rep Presents UN Geneva Credentials

European Commission: EUR 3 million for former refugees
IAPS: Diplomatic and Judicial Response to the Human Rights
CIIR: Second All East Timorese Women's National Congress
Radio Australia: East Timor's linguistic legacy; The mother tongue

New Timor-Leste government website

August 30 - September 4
The world's youngest country
Timorese lament poverty and injustice five years after independence vote
Xanana's to Nation on 5th Anniversary
Gusmao was worried but confident before independence vote
A Determination of the Prevalence of Gender-based Violence among Conflict
Migration initiatives announced

Maritime boundary claims down to shelf life
Letter on U.S. assistance to TNI
Experts meet on war crimes

UN Expert Commission to Be Denied Access to Indonesia
Military and Election; Truth Commission
Indonesian Military Applauds Human Rights Acquittals

Treading a watery boundary
E Timor to revise oil taxes

Gen. Benny laid to rest; Soeharto visits family
In Memoriam- Benny Moerdani, a hero of the Republic

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring 
September 3, 2004
September 2, 2004
August 31, 2004


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