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Indonesian General Sjafrie Sjamsuddin Not Fit for Civilian Defense Post (January 9)

ETAN/WPAT: Statement on Killing of Papuan Leader Kelly Kwalik (December 19)

Dili Insider blog shuts down due to threats (December 19)

Malaysia's Mahathir and Timor (December 10)

WPAT/ETAN: Flawed History -What Goes Un-Noted in the State Department's "Background Notes" on Indonesia (December)

Brad Simpson: Denying the ‘First Right’: The United States, Indonesia, and the Ranking of Human Rights by the Carter Administration, 1976-1980 (PDF)

Purwanto's Balibo revelation, Indonesian censors ban film (December 8)

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ETAN Press Releases and Statements

January 13 - 31

Indonesian Govt to hand over more houses for former East Timor refugees
Pope Benedict XVI erects new diocese in East Timor
Global Voices on Timor Police Brutality Video

Book Review- Risking all to vote for freedom [If You Leave Us Here We Will Die- How Genocide Was Stopped In East Timor By Geoffrey Robinson]

UN peacekeepers stood by East Timorese police bash a young man
Study says military complicit in illegal logging
"Dili declaration" from Student Solidarity Conference

Australian soldiers left our mother to die, says family
U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership- Will It Work?
Jakarta, Timor Leste to cooperate in small enterprises development
Addressing the baby boom
Indonesia and East Timor Cooperate To Find Missing Persons

Indonesia's Dark Forces Confront Its President
Fourth Senior Officials’ Meeting between Indonesia and Timor-Leste, Bali, Indonesia, 21-22 January 2010

UNMIT- Transcript of Press Conference with SRSG Ameerah Haq - 13 January 2010 
Police Honored for Killing Kwalik

Timor Newsline

29 January
27 January

January 15 - 22

Timor Leste Wants To Send Maids To Malaysia
Philippines eyes Timor-Leste as possible source of tuna
East Timor asks Petronas to develop Sunrise gas field

Dili woman died after being hit by army vehicle
Living with leprosy

Timorese resistance leader's popularity never dimmed
Indonesian President- "Lots of Timor-Leste's money is being spent in Bali Hotels
Peace building in Timor Leste- a third way?

Papuan Problem Must Be Solved with Dialogue, Withdrawal of Indonesian Security
Regional conflicts defy optimism about 2010

SBY's New New Order?
Pentagon wins turf war with State over military aid

Timor Newsline
21 January
20 January
19 January
18 January

Other Links (open in new windows)

Peace of Wall: Street Art from East Timor

LH: Cornerstone laid for Hera heavy oil power plant

USGov: US military engagement in TL - 2009 review (PDF)

Sacred Cloth and Development in Timor-Leste (PDF)

HRW: Unkept Promise: Failure to End Military Business Activity in Indonesia

Timor-Leste's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Report

Small Arms Survey: Sexual and gender-based violence in Timor-Leste Issue Brief No. 5

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?

January 11 - 15

Interview with Comandante Ular Rihi - Virgílio dos Anjos

UN Delegation discusses future of UN peacekeeping role with Alkatiri and FRETILIN
East Timor to block proposed oil development plan from Australia's Woodside

Ratifying Convention on Disappearances

Indonesian journalists to launch Balibo appeal

Indonesia fails to end military businesses- Human Rights Watch
Book banning in Indonesia- A blast from the past
Gus Dur’s legacy to the nation

Looking beyond our own little countries

Timor Newsline
12 January
11 January

January 1 - 9

East Timor urged to curb police after shooting
Killing Kuka- Timorese Youth Gunned Down
FRETILIN, PD & CNRT Say PNTL Still Undeserving of Taking Over From UNPOL

Freedom of Press Challenges in Timor-Leste
Railos delivers secret letter to President Horta from prison

Secret Documents from 1979 Show Australian Aid to East Timor Stoked Tensions with Indonesia

Government signed an agreement with oil companies from Malaysia to bring Pipeline GSR for Timor-Leste

Controversial general Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin gets key post

Gus Dur: The Passing of a Reformer
RI president known as a defender of human rights [+Bangkok Post Editorial]

Activists Call for End to Book Banning
George Junus Aditjondro : Of Watchdogs and Octopi

Timor Newsline

8 January 2010
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