November 2009

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Chairmen Faleomavaega and Payne Call on Indonesian President to Establish Dialogue with West Papua Leaders (November 9)

Joint Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability for Serious Crimes Committed in Timor-Leste (October 20)

ETAN/WPAT: Letter to Michael H. Posner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (October 13)

ETAN: Statement on Western Sahara Prepared for Delivery to the United Nations Fourth Committee (October 2009)

Joint Statement between ETAN and Indonesian Human Rights Groups on Martenus Bere and Justice for Timor-Leste (September 12)

Klibur Solidaridade Timor-Leste / Timor-Leste Solidarity Group: Conference Declaration /Deklarasaun husi Konferensia (August 29)

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ETAN Press Releases and Statements

November 23 - 27 

World Bank lauds tax cuts in TL
The man has soil and soul (Ego Lemos)
President wants to solve quickly border negotiations with Indonesia
Indonesian official urges government to open border post with East Timor

Papua Leaders Reject Military Command Project
E.Timor should form anti-graft commission- president
Argument over pipeline clouds Timor gas deal
Release of Balibo papers blocked
Chinese base plan for E. Timor causes headache
Bird flu worries as awareness remains low

Timor Newsline

26 November
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November 11 - 21

Poor sanitation killing kids in E Timor- WaterAid
Call for photos at Timor 'plot' trial
Timor-Leste- On the road to future prosperity
The Lost World of Timor-Leste’s Mountain
Act Over Papua Rights Abuses, Activists Urge RI Govt
Special Indonesian censorship team for Balibo film
TNI to form new military commands in Kalimantan, Papua
Rising investor interest in Timor

Timor rice and miaze prices increase significantly

Timor Newsline

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Lao Hamutuk: The tenth anniversary of the 1999 referendum that ended 24 years of brutal, illegal Indonesian military occupation of Timor-Leste is an opportunity to assess where the country is now, reflecting on the past and looking to the future. La'o Hamutuk has written several background papers which assess progress over the last decade, look at the current situation, and suggest what still needs to be done.

Timor-Leste Armed Violence Assessment: Electoral violence shadows Timorese politics: new report (17 June 2009); Issue Brief 3: Electoral violence in Timor-Leste: mapping incidents and responses (June 2009)

Documents from including statements from the NGO Forum and Rede Foto (Women's Network)

Papua National Consensus  
Report To The United States On The Papuan Consensus

OilEx - Large Volume Prospects in Timor Sea Confirmed

Groups, gangs, and armed violence in Timor-Leste

Video - Al Jazeera People & Power - East is East

Indonesian Victims ’ Congress: “We Will Never Stop Demanding Justice”

Documents from including statements from the NGO Forum and Rede Foto (Women's Network)

2008 State Dept. Country Report on Human Rights Practices for Indonesia; Timor-Leste
ETAN/WPAT: Comments on the U.S. Department of State Country reports on Human Rights Practices for 2008

East Timor Law and Justice Bulletin - What happens when abortion is illegal (April 5)

Women for Peace Conference March 5-6. 2009 Dili Timor-Leste

Timor Today weekly TV online news service for Timor-Leste

TAPOL protests defamation charges against Timorese journalist

LH: Power Plant and National Electrical Grid Mega-project or mega-problem?

November 5 - 15

Happy Birthday Brimob, with `love' from Bambang
10 Years After Independence, East Timor Still Rebuilding
New abortion laws cause debate in East Timor
Families of missing seek closure in Timor massacre
Holes in Australia And Timor-Leste's Fishing Nets (Comment on immigration procedures)
East Timor scars rise to surface
East Timor Government announces programme to combat unemployment using public works
RI, U.S. conduct joint military drill to tackle terrorism

Habibie still blames Annan for E Timor`s secession
Video- Justice denied for East Timor atrocity victims - 08 Nov 09
U.S. to sign bilateral comprehensive partnership with Indonesia next year- envoy
UN S-G Spokesperson on Bere transfer (2)

Timor Newsline

13 November
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October 30 - November 7

Indonesia - E Timor under Borderline Dispute
U.S. to sign bilateral comprehensive partnership with Indonesia next year- envoy
RI says may seek compensation over Timor Sea oil leak
East Timor fears oil rig slick may pollute its shores

How An Alleged War Criminal Escaped Justice

UNSG spokesperson on Bere release- "There was nothing the UN could do."
TL's New Ambassador presents credentials to President of USA
KPK Tapes Reveal Indonesia's ‘Judicial Mafia ,’ Explain Munir Case Acquittal- Activists
Timor Leste say NO to violence against women
PM Gusmao confirms Bere "transferred" from Dili Indonesian embassy "prison" to Indonesia for treatment
Maternus Bere back in Indonesia
High hopes for bio-briquettes
East Timor finance worries

Golkar Reveals True Colors in Suharto Tribute, Activists Say
Eye witness says Balibo five pleaded for lives
Search for Justice (Balibo 5)

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