July 2004 

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July 24 - 30
Indonesia names intelligence chief as first envoy to ET
RI Navy to Build Base Near E. Timor Border [+Assets, Border Issues]
Power-hungry military overshadows Indonesia

Indonesia hires PR firm
East Timor PM starts 6-day visit to China
Dili sends back Thai accused of procuring
Leaders of CPLP sign two agreements on first day
Tiny nation vulnerable to terrorists- Ramos Horta

SCU: Tacaqui verdict and trial of Marculino Soares
Soares accuses ABRI of Timor violence in judicial review hearing
Timor justice slow but sure
Indonesia's Constitutional Court Decision

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring
July 29
July 28
July 27

Exception to the Rulers by Amy Goodman   

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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

ETAN: House Subcommittee Continues Ban on Military Assistance for Indonesia; Calls for IMET, Military Sales to Remain Restricted

Rights Groups Urge Secretary-General to Appoint Commission on Justice for East Timor

RFK Memorial Center for Human Rights Questions Dept. of Justice Announcement on West Papua Ambush

ETAN Urges Visiting Australian Prime Minister to Follow Rule of Law in Talks with East Timor

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

Spring 2004 Estafeta

LH Bulletin: March 2004: Bulletin Vol 5, No. 2: East Timor Government's Budget Deficit

Support ETAN! An Appeal from Noam Chomsky

July 17 - 24

Gusmão brokers agreement between dissident veterans and gov't
Ex-Falintil Guerillas Call for Veterans Affairs
Ex-Faintil hit the streets
Police fire tear gas, rubber bullets to disperse pro-veterans demo

New Zealand to open embassy in East Timor
East Timor transmigrants in Bali reluctant to relocate
East Timor Has No Right to Intervene in Indonesian Law
'Top brass won't be mired in E. Timor case'
Last Indonesian governor is first jailed over violence
Jailed ex-governor a scapegoat for Jakarta generals - Dili official
Gusmao regrets jailing of former East Timor governor
Ex-governor jailed for Timor carnage

Carter- "I Don't See Anything Wrong with Generals Running the Country" (Indonesia)

Celebrating the joy of homecoming
NT's moo-sive milk donation
Confronting leprosy

Church on the rocks
Uniting Church in Australia - Comment on 'Church on the rocks'
United Islamic Centre of East Timor and CIIR

Timor Sea

Australia warns Timor on gas claim
NT Chief Minister says take politics out of Timor talks

Howard point-scoring over Timor, says Rudd
Dili leaders say 'No' to any delay in Timor Sea talks with Australia
Brereton in Dili to ease gas pressure

Australia could skid on Timor oil
IHRC-NZ: Australia Must Play Fair With East Timor Oil

Australia Mulling E. Timor Boundary Talks in Sept Downer set to suspend Timor talks
Labor shifts stance on Timor gas
East Timor 'holding out' for better boundary deal
Letter from Ramos-Horta- response to Alexander Downer

Rep. McGovern condemns Australia's ruthless treatment of E Timor
Rep. Kennedy during U.S.-Australia FTA debate
Statement by Rep. Dennis Kucinich during FTA debate

E. Timor Oil - Canberra's Sea of Troubles
Interview with JRH
God could punish Australia- Timor
All eyes on the Timor Sea

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

TLGOV: Consultation on Draft Legal Regime for Timor Oil/Gas Investment Starts

NZ-Oz maritime deal should form basis for Oz-Timor agreement

July 11 - 17
East Timor's last Indonesian governor to begin jail term for atrocities
IOM extends stay in NTT
Indonesian candidates blasted over poor military reform plans

Australian activist's court challenge to deportation
Satellite census begins for E Timor

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

July 5 - 9
Japan to donate funds for East Timor power plants
East Timor census gauges population rates
De Mello killer revealed

Wiranto Blames Westerners, Carter For Probable Defeat
James Dunn on Indonesian Election
In Indonesia, appearances can be deceiving
Yudhoyono Leads Race for Indonesian Presidency - Reformer or More of the Same? by Ed McWilliams

Filmmaker Max Stahl Wants to Drive Away Past Devils
Lisbon honors ex-US ambassador Holbrooke to UN for pro-Timor efforts
Australia Preschool sponsors Timor kinder (and more)
First full voter registration campaign making good headway

Hip-Hop and Rock for Condoms Challenge Church
Timor-Leste Local Media Monitoring July 6, 2004

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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

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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

JSMP: Limited Progress in the work of the Special Panel for Serious Crimes

The Unique Contribution of the Community-Based Reconciliation Process in East Timor English[pdf]

JSMP Welcomes Judges' Return from Portugal

Out of the Ashes: Destruction and Reconstruction of East Timor (electronic book)

ABC: Languages in East Timor Part 1, Part 2

NSA: Indonesia's 1969 Takeover of West Papua Not by "Free Choice" - Secret Files Show U.S. Support for Indonesia, Human Rights Abuses by Indonesian Military

Oil in troubled waters ­ funding a Basic Income for East Timor

Internews East Timor Facilitates Debate on Freedom of Expression
RSF: Australian journalist expelled

Timor-Leste Sun Newspaper

APCET 5 Conference Statement
APCET 5 Resolution on the UN Tribunal

Late June-July 1 - 3
U.S. Tips Jakarta's Terror Balance
Indonesia Presses for US Military Ties
Jakarta Rejects W Timor Proposal to Import Duty-Free Cars from ET
E Timor unhappy to wait one more year to join regional security forum

Indonesia, E. Timor sign border accord [+Ramos-Horta Interview]
Indonesia considers agreement with East Timor on transnational crime
Indonesia accuses East Timor of ignoring border agreement
Timor Calls for Burma Freedoms Ahead of ASEAN Meet

Parliament OKs budget proposals, despite opposition boycott
Gunning for the Generals
APCET takes on regional agenda
Authorities deport Australian jouranlist
UN lowers security status in West Timor
Alkatiri presents budget, promises watchdog oil-revenue fund

Timor-Leste International and Local Media Monitoring 
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