May 2010


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ETAN's Charles Scheiner receives Timor-Leste's Princess Grace of Monaco award


Congress Writes Administration on Kopassus Training

Timor-Leste National Alliance for an International Tribunal: Remember that We Are All Responsible for Justice for Serious Crimes

ETAN/WPAT: Comments on the U.S. Department of State Country reports on Human Rights Practices for 2009

ETAN: Letter to Timor-Leste President José Ramos-Horta on Justice and Accountability, Tetum translation

ETAN: Open Letter to President Barack Obama on His 2010 Visit to Indonesia

West Papua Advocacy Team: Statement on International Crisis Group report - and its coverage

ETAN: U.S. Training of Kopassus: A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Not Come

ETAN To Obama Administration: U.S. military assistance will harm reform and set back human rights

HAK Association: Human Rights Situation in Covalima and Bobonaro

Timorese Groups write UN Security Council on Justice with international support

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ETAN Press Releases and Statements

May 22-31

Woodside to work with 'disappointed' Timor-Leste on Sunrise gas

How millions of our foreign aid is being wasted on executives

Advance the cause of others, speakers tell 1,500 UMD grads

Moutere activist thanked for East Timor work

MCC Approves $10.5 Million Grant for Timor-Leste to Improve Childhood Immunization, Curb Corruption

UNITED NATIONS MISSION IN TIMOR-LESTE: Great expectation to leave "good memories" and "positive legacies" before ending its mandate in 2012 - A Local Perspective

RI Minority Groups Still Being Attacked
RI, U.S. Marines Hold Joint Exercise


May 27
May 26
May 21
May 19

Timor Newsline

21 May
25 May
24 May
26-27 May
28 May

May 14 - 22

Woodside Still Working With East Timor to Resolve Gas Dispute
Woodside 'walk-out' on gas project

More Australian reserve troops in Timor

In praise of living history
Release secret Balibo files, Australia MP urges
Murdered journalist finally honoured 

Ramos-Horta says East Timor finds peace at last

Tough times in distant Oecusse

Patrol boats built in China to arrive in Timor-Leste on independence day

U.S. Won’t Resume Ties with Kopassus Just yet
U.S.-Indonesia Cooperation -- Later This Year It Will Become a Partnership
In Papua Prisons, Abuse Routine for Political Inmates

Timor Newsline

21 May
19 May
18 May
17 May


May 17
May 14

Other Links (open in new windows)

LH: TL should reject Copenhagen Accord

UN Virtual Library Timor-Leste

La'o Hamutuk blog

Peace of Wall: Street Art from East Timor

LH: Cornerstone laid for Hera heavy oil power plant

USGov: U.S. 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

May 7 - 15

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Obama to Show Caution in Dealing with Indonesia Special Forces (Kopassus)

Australia helium deal renews tension
Timor takes Sunrise case to ASX
Impasse on deal to plunder Timor's gas riches

New law aims to fight domestic violence
East Timor government to liberalise telecommunications by start of 2011
Improving Timor's language education

Resource-Rich West Papua, But Who Benefits?
Elusive Justice For Jakarta Riots Victims

Timor Newsline

13 May
12 May
10 May


May 12

May 3 - 8

Domestic Violence Law Passed in Timor-Leste

Still sensitive after 35 years
Fragile Nations Speak Their Peace

Timor Leste's 'Resource Curse' Stands In Way Of Success
East Timor-Australia Urged to Dialogue Over Gas Fields
Woodside expects E Timor to buckle over gas field
East Timor accuses Woodside

Defence flip on Timor death
Australian Oil Company Sued over Timor Sea spill
Timor-Leste Hopes to Boost Ties with China- Deputy PM

The U.S. Must Not Resume Training Indonesia’s Killers
TNI To Boost Spending On Weapons- Minister Purnomo
US and Kopassus Training- Strategic and Legal Aspects

Timor Newsline

7 May
6 May
5 May
4 May
3 May


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