East Timor News Updates

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News digest on the continuing struggle by the
people of East Timor for genuine self-
determination and democracy following 24 years of
Indonesian occupation and the departure of the
United National Transitional Administration.
Compiled by the Australian solidarity organisation
ASAP “www.asia-pacfic-action.org” and distributed
free via e-mail.

Action in Solidarity with Asia and the Pacific
PO Box 458, Broadway NSW 2007 Australia
Phone: 61-(0)2-96901230
Fax : 61-(0)2-96901381
Email: asap asia-pacific-action.org
WWW : www.asia-pacific-action.org

Articles in this section

  • East Timor News Digest No 4 - April 1-30, 2007

    , by ASAP

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    NEWS & ISSUES
    * Horta flouting the constitution says interim premier * New Timor treaty ’a failure’ * East Timor resumes talks with rebels * Dili anger over Australian raids
    PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
    * Timor Leste president elected head of new party * East Timor candidates (...)

  • East Timor News Digest No 9 - September 1-30, 2006

    , by ASAP

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    NEWS & ISSUES
    * East Timor shock as new UN chief changes his mind
    * Homeless family sent back to Dili
    * UN says East Timor report should be ready next month
    * Community fears for Timorese group being sent home
    * Australia criticized for sending 42 East Timorese (...)

  • East Timor News Digest No 8 - Aug 1-31, 2006

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    NEWS & ISSUES
    * Timor officer cleared by inquiries * UN acts at last on sex crimes in Timor * AFP made me strip, says Timor officer
    POLITICAL/SOCIAL CRISIS
    * Alkatiri says foreigners plotted coup against him * Officer at centre of Timor violence in mass jailbreak * (...)

  • East Timor News Digest #7 - July 1-31 2006

    , by ASAP

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    POLITICAL/SOCIAL CRISIS
    * Timor asks UN for foreign police force
    * Downer flags significant Timor troop withdrawal
    * Lobato retracts admission he armed hit squad
    * Timor minister claims rights abuse by Diggers
    * Dili refugee camps considered too good to leave
    * (...)

  • East Timor News Digest #4 April 1-30, 2006

    , by ASAP

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    POLITICAL/SOCIAL CRISIS
    * Troops on the streets after riots in East Timor
    * Army deployed after Dili riots leave at least two dead
    * Two killed, 21 injured in Timor protest
    * East Timorese protesters damage houses, market in Dili
    * East Timor soldiers vow to continue (...)

  • East Timor News Digest #2 - Feb 1-28, 2006

    , by ASAP

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    CAVR REPORT
    * Hope lives on to get to the bottom of 1999 mayhem * Timor, Indonesia agree to look forward * SBY, Xanana reach understanding * Timor rules out compensation from Indonesia * Babies of war cruelly spirited away * ’We were put in crates’ * Gusmao sends CAVR report (...)