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September 17 - 30

September 10 - 16
Pro-Jakarta Militias Wait Out UN In East Timor
UN police race time to lay Balibo charges
East Timorese reject island resettlement
Catholic leader urges removal from W. Timor of pro-Indonesia militia

US Military Delivers Aid To Tense East Timor
Ogata says no quick UN return to West Timor
E. Timor independence next year too early- Belo

Wiranto ordered counterfeit notes to fund militia, court told
Washington Post Editorial- Pressing Indonesia
Suharto camp accused of funding militia
East Timor's Xanana Calls For Sanctions Against Indonesia
Editorials on W Timor Attack
Conspiracy to Assassinate E. Timor Militias
CNRT Leader Threatens to Force Exit of Fretilin, UDT Ministers

Politics of betrayal (+SMH editorial- The price of betrayal )
Policy failure Australian legacy in East Timor

World Bank Chief Wolfensohn Warns Indonesia On Militias
UNHCR has new concerns about safety of refugees in West Timor
Olympics - TV for Timor, Athletes welcomed
Lawyer for military officers deny East Timor massacre policy
Indonesia Needs Firm Help in the Timor Calamity
Four men to go on trial in East Timor for 'witch' murder
East Timor militia leader likely to snub probe summons
Cabinet Decides On Defence Force Structure

Six Anti-Independence Militiamen Surrender In E Timor
Indon police say killers of W. Timor militia leader now known
Evacuated aid worker plans to go back despite ordeal
E. Timorese Militias, a Thorn for Indonesia Or a Tool for Some?
Church commemorates those who died in East Timor's violence
Atambua returns to normal after killings

West Timor Time Bomb Ticks [+editorial- Wahid must act]
Donors would help resettle pro-Jakarta Timor refugees
Added terror for Timor (Op-ed page)
CONG- Press Statement by Lane Evans on E Timor Anniversary
Indonesia Says Wiranto May Still Face E.Timor Scrutiny

September 5 - 9

Deaths in West Timor

ETAN Calls UN Deaths in West Timor Preventable 
CNRT Leaders on West Timor Deaths

UN forces in East Timor say they cannot help Indonesia (DPA)
Refugees running low on food after UN flight from West Timor (AFP/Reuters)

UN Security Council Urges Indonesia To Disarm Militias
Indonesia Is Pressed To End Militia Terror (NYT)
U.S. Likely to Again Sever Military Ties (IPS)
East Timorese leader says Indon military to blame for UN murders (AFP)

Why Carlos was left to die in East Timor
Murdered staff were told to leave, says military (SMH)
Militia blame Australian Intel (Republika)
Murders in W. Timor aimed at 'humiliating me,' Gus Dur (Jakarta Post)
UN Timor attack possibly political - Yudhoyono (AFP)

TAPOL demands UNSC intervention and arms embargo in response to Timor killings

Indonesian Rights Activists on West Timor crisis and protecting witnesses (Kompas)
Indonesian Rights commission slams military for failure to prevent UN killings (AFP)
Rep. Jim McGovern Condemns Murder of U.N. Workers in West Timor
CRS denounces killings in West Timor

Rampage became a certainty after militia leader's murder (SMH)
Slaying of UN workers in Indonesia was no surprise (DPA)
Indon Army Hardliners Blamed for Attack (SMH)
Downer challenges Jakarta to arrest militia leader (AFR)
West Timor slayings highlight UN's peace role (Earth Times)

Four foreigners killed in savage attack on UN in West Timor (AFP)

Additional Reaction
Amnesty International
Human Rights Watch
U.S. Committee on Refugees
Asia Pacific Coalition for East Timor

Dili's Muslims
'Remember the past, look to the future'
Military Breakdown Threatens Indonesia's Reforms

Reflecting on Australia's role in East Timor
Peacekeepers set to shoot without warning
Indonesia's credibility at stake on East Timor case
CNRT holds national congress


Statement by Rep. Kennedy on East Timor anniversary
Refugee hunger strike against UNTAET continues
Mandela sought release of Gusmao, arms sales to Indonesia
Former guerrillas to patrol with peacekeepers in E. Timor
E. Timor OKs plan for joint border committee with Indonesia
Dili Recalls First Anniversary of Terror
Diana crash survivor to rebuild life in East Timor
Bishop Belo says 2001 too early for independence
Militia leader wants to "work for the people"


Now available La'o Hamutuk Bulletin Vol. 1, No. 2: 17 July 2000 with articles on Protecting East Timor's Environment; Environmental Health and Asbestos; Evaluation of Humanitarian Aid Process Released by UNTAET and more.

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September 1 - 4
Pro-Indonesia militia cancels 'massive' protest at U.N. E. Timor mission
Fear returns to haunt the villages of East Timor
Portuguese PM to tackle East Timor on fringe of UN summit
Indon urges UNTAET to form E. Timor joint border committee
Alkatari on CNRT Congress
U.N. halts plan to downsize peacekeeping force in E. Timor
UN. force seeks church help in reintegrating E. Timor militias
Bishop says Timorese should honor those who died for independence
Australian peacekeepers launch anti-militia operation in East Timor

September 17 - 30

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