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 In Memoriam

Nathan Osborn

 Memorial Service
Saturday, July 30, 11:00 a.m.
Foundry United Methodist Church
1500 16 St., NW, Washington, DC


Join ETAN's Advocacy Days, Come to Washington, June 12-14

ETAN Praises U.S. Senate for Upholding Commitment to Human Rights for Indonesia, Timor; Bill Would Maintain Restrictions on Indonesian Military Assistance

Protest Urges Fair Deal for East Timor: Colorful Demonstration Planned at Invite-Only Dinner for Australia's Prime Minister Howard

ETAN Supports UN Commission’s Call for International Involvement in Justice for East Timor; Executive Summary of COE Report

E Timor National Alliance for an International Tribunal: Happy Independence Day to USA

Seattle High Schoolers Help E Timor School

ETAN Accuses House of Representatives of Selling Out Rights, Reform; Bill Would Lift Restrictions on Military Assistance to Indonesia

ETAN Advocacy Days 2005 Report and Pictures

The Question of U.S. Military Assistance for Indonesia

More Than 50 Groups Urge Bush Not to Offer Military Assistance to Indonesian President

Reported Australia/Timor-Leste Oil Deal "Cheats" East Timorese, Says ETAN

Announcing the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network: ETAN Changes Name and Mission Statement; Group’s Current Work and Goals More in Focus

A Message from Noam Chomsky: Donate to ETAN's 2005 Appeal

July 24 - 30
US failed to screen foreign trainees, GAO says
Susilo warns U.S. not to interfere in Papua
Suspect in Munir murder to go on trial next week
Global Witness: Paying for Protection: The Freeport mine and the Indonesian security forces (Press Release;Full Report)

Susilo installs Cruz as new envoy to Portugal
TNI supports dismissal of 5 Timorese border police

Horta downplays World Bank's concerns
Asian foreign ministers welcome East Timor to top security forum 

PM Alkatiri announces revamped gov't
Gov't says UN-donated sea patrol craft need replacing
East Timor To Order Three Indonesian-Built Ferries
East Timorese release fly in fight against weed

Dawn at hand for sharing Sunrise
ALP calls for release of defence report
HT Lee obits

UNOTIL Daily Media Review 
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ETAN demonstrates for justice.


Commission of Experts and Other Justice Issues

ETAN Supports UN Commission’s Call for International Involvement in Justice for East Timor; Executive Summary of COE Report

East Timor victims say only international tribunal will bring justice
Indonesia opposes UN-backed tribunal on E.Timor
UN Calls on Indonesia to Review E. Timor Prosecutions
Traditional system of dispute resolution for Timor Leste
NZGOV: Goff welcomes UN report on East Timor crimes

UN: COE Report officially released
TLGOV: Responses to CoE Report

Int'l NGOs write SG on Commission of Experts report
Catholic Church of ET Position on Justice Presented to COE

E Timor National Alliance for an International Tribunal: Happy Independence Day to USA
Amnesty Int'l: Amnesty International calls on the UN to act resolutely to secure justice for Timor-Leste
JSMP: Commission of Experts calls for Renewed Action on Serious Crimes

East Timor truth & friendship commission set to start Aug. 1

Indonesia Attempts to Avert Tribunal to Probe E. Timor Atrocities
UN council stalls plan for East Timor tribunal
Rights groups urge Annan to back call for international Timor tribunal

Indonesia, E. Timor Reject UN Proposal for Intl Tribunal
Kontras Wants New Probe into Timor Abuses
To Win US Military Help, Indonesia Performs Human Rights Balancing Act
RI Rejects UN Demands to Punish TNI Officers for Atrocities

ICTJ: UN Commission Recommends Ultimatum on Justice for Timor Victims
TAPOL: International tribunal proposal for East Timor welcomed by TAPOL
HRW: East Timor: U.N. Security Council Must Ensure Justice; U.N. Commission’s Report Urges International Tribunal if Indonesia Fails to Act

A push-start for justice for East Timor
Indonesia faults U.N. panel report on E. Timor tribunal
UN pressures Jakarta over East Timor trials
Rights groups hail UN move on Indonesian war crimes tribunal

Brit MPs demand justice for two newsmen killed 30 years ago
BIN Involved in Munir Murder- Team; Names of Suspects Not Released
TNI Should Be Prosecuted in Civilian Courts- Observers
TNI's Impunity Solidified in New House Bill
Jakarta's Timor trials 'a sham'

HRW: Indonesia Acquittals Show Continuing Military Impunity
TAPOL: BP denounced for security pact with East Timor crimes suspect
ICTJ- Failures in Timor-Leste Serious Crimes

JSMP: The East Timorese Judiciary: at the Threshold of Self-Sufficiency?
JSMP: The Future of Serious Crimes Unit

July 17 - 22
Gusmao to veto gas deal
Businessman to sue over Timor ad ban
Timor minister criticises Australian justice campaign

Stronger administration, bigger non-oil sector needed - IMF report
It's Never Too Soon to Prevent Conflict, Says Timor-Leste President
Health, education, justice remain main gov't priorities, says PM
Socialists make gains in Timor elections
In tune with East Timor
East Timorese premier criticizes legacy of UN mission

UNOTIL Daily Media Review 
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Photo by Tim Kao/ InsurgentImage '05


Insurgent Image: Timor images pre and post © Tim Kao/ InsurgentImage '05

Other Links (open in new window)

TLGOV: website of Office of Inspector General
Sebastião Aparício da Silva Project (new web address)

UNOTIL: Towards a more effective and accountable national police force
UNOTIL: PM to open 2nd Consultative Group meeting on PNTL

UNOTIL: UN Secretary-General appoints Bajwa of Pakistan as new DSRSG

ABC Australian Story: Burnt by the Sun w/ Col. Lance Collins
ABC Enough Rope: Interview with Xanana and Kirsty Sword Gusmao

The Success of Tradition: Lisan and the Reintegration of East Timorese Militia Members

USGOV: Annual Military Exercises Begin in Indonesia; Indonesian Marines Experience U.S. Amphibious Operations; U.S., Indonesian Navies Share Maritime Security Skills; CARAT Indonesia Closes at Sea

UNDP: Brazilian Legal Experts Provide Assistance To Justice Sector
JSMP Press Release: Closure of Detention Review Hearings
JSMP: Parliament Passes Revised Draft Demonstration Law

UNDP: Agencies discuss renewed efforts for poverty reduction, etc.
World Food Programme to Ship Vietnamese Rice to E Timor, West Africa
AusAid: Scholarships for East Timorese
WFP: Food Insecurity and Vulnerability Analysis Timor-Leste

NTGOV: Bayu-darwin Pipeline Gets Official OK

IMF: Executive Board Concludes 2005 Article IV Consultation
World Bank: Food Production Rises, Livestock Increases

UNICEF: From Violence Against Children in East Asia and Pacific Regional Assessment

Indonesia-Timor-Leste: Joint Statement 3rd Ministerial Commission for Bi-Lateral Cooperation; Opening Remarks by Indonesia Minister for Foreign Affairs

JSMP: Men Arrested on Complaint of Member of Parliament
JSMP Welcomes Court Clerk Training
UNDP: Training For Judicial Clerks Continues Justice Sector

TSJC: New TV ad exposes Howard Government's double standards

WB: Food Production Rises, Livestock Increases as More Trained Staff Implement Agriculture Rehabilitation Program

UNDP: Asia-Pacific’s Poorest Countries Need Global Support Too
Presentation on microhydro for E Timor
Center for Int'l Health: T-L Conference 2005

Gazette of Australian Mathematical Society: Working for E Timor's  Truth Commission

NZGOV: Time's Changing in Timor

AusGov: Departure of Remaining Peacekeepers; ADF Operations in Timor-Leste; Handover Of Forward Operating Base Moleana To Timor

UNDP: Ireland Gives Support to Civil Service

Friends of Same newsletter
Friends of Aileu Update no 4, June 2005
Bairo Pite Clinic News: April, May
Friends and Partners with East Timor June news

UNOTIL: Prime Minister signs agreement with the UN to launch a project designed to ensure human security in rural areas
UNOTIL: Launch of Police Training Manual on Human Rights
UN: Budget Comm. Approves Peacekeeping Budget

IFRC: East Timor Appeal

ACTU: Unions Call For E Timor To Get Fair Share Of Timor Gap Oil

World Food Programme: Food Security: Overview
Yakkum Emergency Unit: Famine in Manufahi, Timor Leste
FINGOV: Prime minister of East Timor wishes for increased investments US State Dept. Trafficking in Persons Report: East Timor

WB: Grant Supports National Registration of Civilian Resistance Veterans

July 8 - 15
Police Foil Fuel Smuggling to E Timor
Indonesia - E Timor Boundaries Near

PM Alkatiri to discuss investment openings on Portugal visit
E Timor to become member of ASEAN regional forum

ET Gov't budget plan gets green light from parliament
Dili backs UN reform plan of G4 nations, says FM Horta
Turning Timor Oil into Prosperity

RIGHTS-INDONESIA- Court Setback Could Set Back US Ties
Acehnese rebels demand int'l war crimes trials for Indonesian troops
F-5 fighter bought by Indonesia in 1990s remains in storage

UNOTIL Daily Media Review 
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July 1 - 8 
Alchemy of peace turns enemies into friends
Timor still needs Australia aid- Gusmao

Timor PM link to arms contract
Government corrects report about ammunition purchases for the National

Timor Sea deal expected by August
Downer defends Timor Gap stance

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