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Commission on Truth and Friendship RI-RDTL

Discriminating Between Those Responsible For Crimes And The Victims

Once Again it has been shown that the TFC (Truth and Friendship Commission) is neither credible nor transparent.

This is shown the closure to the public of the hearing for the evidence to be given by Mr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao today, 24 September 2007 at Hotel Timor, Dili, Timor-Leste.

The closure to the public of the hearing is a repeat of the hearings already held for evidence by Mr. Habibie and Mr. Horta.

The closure of the hearings to the public demonstrates that the TFC undertakes its functions and operates in a manner that removes itself from International Human Rights law.

This is despite Secretary General Kofi Anan having stated in his report to the UN Security Council dated 26 July 2006 that the TFC process has to be credible and transparent.

Credibility has to be demonstrated through applying/promoting International Human Rights Law and the general principles of seeking truth and justice, above all the rights of victims to access information and the truth regarding crimes committed against them.

However, this evidence is being given in hearings closed to the public. This shows the dishonesty of our leaders to our people, most of all to the victims of crimes involving violations of human rights in Timor-Leste.

It is clear that closed hearings for Mr. Xanana Gusmao and other top leaders (Habibie and Ramos Horta) as top leaders who were leaders in those times when there were occurrences of human rights violations, then such hearings which are closed to the public violate the principle of rights of the victims, above all the rights of victims to the truth, justice and for reparations.

Hearings involving top leaders of this nation that are closed to the public is clear evidence that the TFC is an instrument for impunity and a means to set aside accountability to victims.

However, in reality there have been only a few victims who have given their evidence and they did so in public hearings without any consideration given to the question of security for the extreme vulnerability of victims. This is discrimination in action stemming from a conspiracy between the government of Indonesia, the government of Timor-Leste and the TFC.

For these reasons we set out our position as follows:

  1. We reject the TFC and call a halt to all activity by it that carries the title of "seeking the truth".
  2. To the government of Indonesia and the government of Timor-Leste to implement the recommendations of the CAVR and to resume the prosecution of those responsible for crimes against humanity.
  3. The TFC should not receive any evidence by witnesses that is given in closed hearings from Mr. Habibie, Mr. Ramos-Horta, Mr. Xanana Gusmao and to include any other leaders who are still to give evidence in the hearings which as re closed to the public.

Dili, 24 September 2007

Association HAK, FOKUPERS, JSMP, ESPADA, HCTL Front Mahasiswa, ETCRN, Forum Asia, Kontras, HRWG, Sec. FONGTIL, ICTJ-Timor-Leste, Lao Hamutuk, SCM-TL, Luta Hamutuk.

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Komisaun Lia Los no Amizade RI-RDTL

Halo Diskriminasaun entre autor violasaun no Viktima

Dala ida tan prova hatudu katak CVA (Komisaun Verdade no Amizade)/KKP (Komisi Kebenaran dan Perdamaian) la kredibel no la transparente. Ida ne’e hatudu husi audiensia taka ba publiku (audiensi tertutup) ne’ebe halao ba Sr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao ohin, 24 de Setembru 2007 iha Hotel Timor, Dili, Timor Leste. Audiensia taka ba publiku ne’e repete fali audiensia taka ne’ebe halo tiha ona ba Sr. Habibie no Sr. Ramos Horta. Audiensia publika taka ne’e hatudu katak KKP/CVA halao nia knar ka servisu ne’ebe hases a’an husi prinsipiu lei Direitus humanus Internasional.

Mesmu ke Sekretariu Geral Kofi Anan iha nia relatoriu loron 26 Julho 2006, hato’o ho klaru tebes ba Concelho Seguransa katak CVA/KKP tenke kredibel no transparente. Kredibilidade ne’e tenke hatudu liu husi aplika/halao Lei Direitus Humanus Internasional no prinsipiu geral buka lia los no justisa, liu-liu direitu atu hetan informasaun ka lia los ba vitima sira. Maibe sasin ne’e hato’o liu husi audiensia taka ba publiku. Ida ne’e hatudu lider sira deshonestidade ba povu liu-liu ba vitima violasaun krime kontra direitus humanus iha Timor Leste.

Klaru katak audiensia taka ba publika husi Sr. Xanana Gusmao no ema bot sira seluk (Habibie no Ramos Horta)  iha tempu ne’eba hanesan ulun bot wainhira akontesimentu violasaun Direitus Humanus sira ne’e akontese, entaun audiensia taka ba publiku ne’e nudar kontra prinsipiu direitus vitima. Liu-liu direitu ba lia los, justisa no reparasaun.

Audiensia taka ba publiku husi ulun bot nasaun nian ne’e nudar evidensia konkretu katak CVA/KKP nudar instrumentu impunidade no meius atu hases husi responsabilidade ba vitima sira. Iha kontrariu, lolos fo sasin ne’ebe taka ba publiku tenke implementa ba viktima sira. Maibe, iha realidade viktima ituan deit mak fo sira nia sasin, no ida ne’e mos fo sasin nakloke ba publiku no la konsidera kestaun seguransa ba viktima sira ne’ebe vulnerabel tebes. Ne’e mak diskriminasaun ne’ebe halao husi konspirasaun entre Governo Indonesia, Governo Timor Leste no CVA/KKP.

Tamba ne’e ami hato’o ami nia pozisaun hanesan tuir mai ne’e :

  1. Rejeita CVA/KKP no hapara aktividade hotu ne’ebe hodi naran “buka lia los”
  2. Ba Governo Indonesia no Governo Timor Leste, atu implementa rekomendasaun CAVR no halao fila fali prosesu julgamentu ba autor krime hasoru umanidade.
  3. CVA/KKP atu labele foti sasin ne’ebe fo liu husi audiensia taka ba publika (audiensia tertutup) husi Sr. Habibie, Sr. Ramos Horta, Sr. Xanana Gusmao inklui ulun bot seluk ne’ebe sei fo sasin iha audiensia taka ba publiku.

Dili, 24 Setembru 2007

Perkumpulan HAK, Fokupers, JSMP, ESPADA, HCTL, FRONT Mahasiswa, ETCRN, Forum Asia, Kontras, HRWG, Sec. Fongtil, ICTJ-Timor Leste, Lao Hamutuk, SCM-TL

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Komisi Kebenaran dan Persahabatan RI-RDTL

Diskriminatif antara Pelaku dan Korban

Sekali lagi bukti bahwa KKP/CTF tidak kredibile dan transparan. Hal ini dibuktikan dengan hearing tertutup yang dilakukan terhadap Xanana Gusmao. Pada 24 September 2007 di Dili, Timor Leste. Ketertutupan terhadap Xanana Gusmao ini merupakan pengulangan sebagaimana yang dilakukan terhadap Habibie dan Ramos Horta. Ketertutupan ini menunjukkan KKP/CTF bekerja di luar prinsip Hukum HAM Internasional.

Padahal, Secara tegas Sekertaris Jenderal  PBB—saat itu Kofi Annan—dalam laporannya tanggal 26 Juli 2006 kepada Dewan Keamanan (DK) PBB  mengatakan bahwa KKP/ CTF harus Kredibel dan Transparan. Kredibilitas itu harus ditunjukkan dengan memberlakukan Hukum HAM Internasional dan prinsip umum pencarian kebenaran dan keadilan.  terutama soal hak atas informasi atau kebenaran terhadap korban. Namun justru kesaksiannya hanya dilakukan secara tertutup. Hal ini menunjukkan ketidak jujuran dan ketertutupan para pemimpin terhadap masyarakat terutama para korban pelanggaran berat HAM di Timor Leste.

Jelas Pengakuan Xanana Gusmao maupun petinggi Negara (Habibie mapun Ramos Horta)  yang bertanggung jawab disaat kejahatan kemanusiaan terjadi, secara tertutup ini merupakan pelanggaran terhadap prinsip – prinsip hak korban. Terutama Hak atas Kebenaran, keadilan dan Reparasi.

Sedangkan ketertutupan untuk para petinggi Negara ini merupakan bukti nyata bahwa KKP/ CTF merupakan instrument Impunity (Kejahatan tanpa Hukuman) dan cara untuk menghindar dari pertanggung jawaban terhadap korban. Sebaliknya, seharusnya pemberian kesaksian secara tertutup harus diimplementasikan terhadap para korban. Namun sayang, hanya sedikit korban yang diminta memberikan kesaksian dan itu pun dilakukan secara terbuka tanpa program pengamanan atas kerentanan para korban tersebut. inilah diskriminasi yang dilakukan secara konspiratif antara pemerintah Indonesia, Pemerintah Timor Leste dan KKP/CTF

Oleh karena itu Kami menyatakan sikap sebagai berikut;

  1. Menolak KKP /CTF dan menghentikan semua kerjanya yang mengatasnamankan pencarian kebenaran.

  2. Untuk Pemerintah Indonesia dan Timor Leste  Mengimplementasikan rekomendasi CAVR dan mengadakan pengadilan ulang untuk para pelaku kejahatan terhadap kemanusian.

  3. KKP/CTF harus tidak menggunakan semua kesaksian yang diberikan secara tertutup oleh Habibie, Ramos Horta dan  Xanana Gusmao termasuk petinggi lain yang akan menberi kesaksian tertutup.

Dili , 24 September 2007

Perkumpulan HAK, Fokupers, HRWG, Kontras, Forum Asia, JSMP, ETCRN, HCTL, ESPADA, Sec. FONGTIL , ICTJ (Indonesia-Timor Leste), Lao Hamutuk, Front Mahasiwa dan SCM-TL.

 

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