Subject: East Timor Legal News 2 March 2009

East Timor Legal News 2 March 2009

UNMIT mission approved to another year: President Horta Suara Timor Lorosae 2 March 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta said the United Nations Security Council had unanimously approved the mandate of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) until February 2010.

Carilho becomes new UN Police Chief Timor Post 2 March 2009 - Luis Miguel Carilho has been appointed as the UN Police commissary in Timor-Leste, mainly in the support of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT).

Assassination attempt case is now in the court: Prosecutor-General Monteiro Timor Post 2 March 2009 - Prosecutor General Longinhos Monteiro said the attempted assassination of President Jose Ramos Horta on 11 February 2008 was submitted to the court on Friday (27/20) for further legal process.

Chief Judge Ximenes' position depends on health report, say President Horta Timor Post 2 March 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta said whether the Appellate Court President Claudio Ximenes would continue in the post or not depends on his health report and this would be discussed in the State Council this week.

Carascalao pledges to work optimally Suara Timor Lorosae 2 March 2009 - MP Mario Viegas Carascalao said he would be traveling to the districts for identifying cases after swearing-in as Deputy Prime Minister II to be in charge of administration.

Freedom of the press is important Suara Timor Lorosae 2 March 2009 - The Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP), in a press release stated that based on the <eastimorlawjournal.org/East_Timor_National_Parliament_Laws/constitution-english.html> Timorese Constitution no. 40-41 and the International Convention no. 19, the freedom of the press in the country is guaranteed.


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