In 2007, Timor-Leste will hold its first national elections as an
independent nation. ETAN is working to support free, fair election in
On April 9, the people of East Timor voted for their next
president.A run-off will take place on May 9.
On June 30, they voted to elect a new parliament.
As we did for the
crucial referendum in 1999, the East Timor and Indonesia Action
Network (ETAN) - as part of
SOMET - sent nonpartisan, international observers
The Solidarity Observer Mission for East
Timor (SOMET) is a grassroots project
VOT (Stichting Vrij Oost Timor), APSOC (Asia
Pacific Solidarity Coalition), and WFDA (World Forum for
Democratization in Asia).
In Timor-Leste, SOMET cooperates with HAK Association, Timor-Leste NGO
Forum, La'o Hamutuk, FOKUPERS, Kdalak Sulimutu Institute (KSI) and Bibi
be reached in Dili at the offices of the HAK
Association, Gov. Serpa Rosa, Farol, Dili, (+670) 331
3324or (+670) 734
2397. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
media can contact: John M. Miller, 718-697-7668;
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