August 2004 

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Exception to the Rulers by Amy Goodman   

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

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

Congress Urges UN to Actively Pursue Justice for East Timor; 78 Representatives Write UN Secretary-General

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

Spring 2004 Estafeta

Support ETAN! An Appeal from Noam Chomsky

August 23 - 29
Wedding ties Thais to East Timorese
General Murdani Dies at 74
International assistance still needed, Security Council told
East Timor urges UN not to pull out peacekeepers

East Timor confident Canberra will recognize Timor Sea rights
East Timor, Australia fight for riches beneath the sea
Australia Church Group Mixes with Politics

House, govt spar over TNI regional role
On the Findings of the Independent Inquiry Commission for the FALINTIL-F
Guerilla veteran returns in triumph to Dili

Justice Issues

ETAN: UN and U.S. Must Commit to Justice for Timor after Indonesian Court Acquits Officer
ETAN: ETAN Statement on Fifth Anniversary of East Timor’s Independence Vote

U.S. proposal on truth commission for E. Timor unclear- RI Envoy
U.S. and European Union ready to consider new measures on 1999 bloodshed
Indictment of soldiers who murder civilians weak- Experts
RI has no comment on Annan's report on ad hoc court
Indonesian attorney-general appeals E Timor, Tanjung Priok verdicts
Debate reignites over US aid to Indonesia

Statements on Justice during Aug 24 Security Council

Megawati on human rights prosecutions 
Dili undecided on 'expert commission'
TAPOL: Military Impunity Undermines Democracy RI, E. Timor set to discuss rights abuse acquittals
Spectre of military influence returns after court rulings
Indonesia's Military Moves Back to Centre Stage

E. Timor official calls for international tribunal after Indonesian acquittals
Above the law; Indonesia's security forces
Indonesian ministers tell Washington to keep quiet on Timor verdicts
U.S.-East Timor Society Calls for International Action to Secure Justice
U.S. Slams Indonesian Court Decision, Seeks Action on Timor Abuse
New strain on US ties with Indonesia
NZ backs Timor tribunal
East Timor urges end to push for UN tribunal
VOA: U.S. government editorial on acquittals
Mixed media: Justice In Indonesia

Rights group call for foreign tribunal after Timor acquittals
Activists questions human rights tribunal credibility
Indonesia Court Voids 4 Convictions in 1999 East Timor Strife

Latest verdicts blow for East Timor justice - Goff, NZ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
TAPOL: Timor crimes acquitals necessitate urgent UN response
Human Rights Watch: Indonesia: Courts Sanction Impunity for East Timor Abuses
NZ Indonesia Human Rights Committee calls for Government to back international tribunal for East Timor

August 15 - 23
For Asia's smallest nations, chance in the Olympics already amounts to victory 
In Paula's race, but from a very different world 
East Timorese win permanent residency in NT 
Busy schedule for shire's guest 

L7 to discuss grievances with president
One dead, seven missing in E. Timor after gangs clash 
East Timor Remembers Former UN Envoy Killed In Iraq 

E. Timor concedes sovereignty over dispute island to Indonesia 
Indonesian, East Timorese foreign ministers discuss maritime border 
Ramos Horta Concerned about Militia in W Timor 

Ramos Horta- 'Resource Curse' Holds No Fears for Petro-Economy 
Aussie go home 
Chomsky on East Timor

August 8 - 14
Brazil to assist HIV patients in Lusophone states
East Timor Welcomes New Indonesian Ambassador
Eurico's gambling club raided

Woodside message finally gets through
FM optimistic of 'just' accord with Canberra on Timor Sea oil
50 per cent of the Greater Sunrise for E Timor
U.S. Chief Pushes Oil Giant's Moves Beyond Australia
Joint Press Conference with Horta & Downer
Greens: Downer shamed into concession but East Timor dispute not settled 

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring
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Serivisu Loron Loron - A Day's Work   
Serivisu Loron Loron - A Day's Work by Carlito Caminha from Koneksi - Connections" photo exhibition.

New Timor-Leste government website

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

USF Law Drafting Workshop in East Timor National Parliament
No longer in exile? : shifting experiences of home, homeland and identity for the East Timorese refugee diaspora in Australia in light of East Timor's independence (PhD thesis)

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA: Lessons From East Timor
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JSMP: Indonesian Court Holds Retrospective Prosecution Unconstitutional

USAID: New National Commodities Agency Connects Growers with Buyers
USAID: East Timor and Indonesia Draft New Border Agreement

Easttimorforum, a platform for East Timor's friends in Europe
Timor-Leste Sun Newspaper

APCET 5 Conference Statement
APCET 5 Resolution on the UN Tribunal

August 1-7
Maritime boundary pact good for NZ
Timor Sea Oil a political football, Sword Gusmao says
Nun challenges media mischief on Timor oil
Brereton pushes East Timor case in Sunrise gas dispute
Australia Bars the Way to E. Timor's Future
Canberra threats to cancel Timor Sea talks
Oil windfall heads for East Timor

Dili hero vanishes after clash with police
EU executive unveils aid for East Timor, Indonesian refugees
Making a difference in East Timor
Jakarta plans navy base to fill post-UN security vacuum - report
Taking the law into compassionate hands

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring
August 6, 2004

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