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Timorese call on the UN Security Council to ensure accountability for crimes against humanity

Timorese call on the UN Security Council to ensure accountability for crimes against humanity


February 9, 2011

Contact:
Sisto dos Santos: +670-726-6564 (Dili)
Jose Pereira: +670-736-7518 (Dili)
John M. Miller +1-718-596-7668 (New York)

A coalition of groups in Timor-Leste is urging the United Nations Security Council “to take concrete, effective actions to end impunity for those who directed and committed crimes against humanity in Timor-Leste” during Indonesia’s invasion and occupation.

“Accountability for crimes against humanity must not be further delayed” the Timor-Leste National Alliance for an International Tribunal (ANTI) told the UN Security Council ... read more

Posted on 02:35 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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(Deutsch) Aufwachsen ohne Gewalt

(Deutsch) Aufwachsen ohne Gewalt


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Timor Leste Groups write UN Security Council on Justice with international support

Timor Leste Groups write UN Security Council on Justice with international support


February 02, 2010

Timor-Leste National Alliance for an International Tribunal Secretariat: Fongtil, Caicoli, Dili, Timor-Leste e-mail: lanarra.del@gmail.com Excellencies, Members of the United Nations Security Council United Nations, New York, New York, 10017 USA Hon. Ameerah Haq Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Timor-Leste Dear Members of the United Nations Security Council,

After 10 years in a climate of independence, we Timorese people continue to endure long suffering related to the cases of serious crimes that were ... read more

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(Deutsch) Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!

(Deutsch) Angesagt – aus der Arbeit von Watch Indonesia!


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Solidarity Statement on the Arrest of Young Timorese Students

Solidarity Statement on the Arrest of Young Timorese Students


01 September 2009

[Note: those arrested were held close to the maximum 72 hours allowed by law before being brought to court, where they were released without charge. – JMM/ETAN] To Ex. Dr. Longuinos Monteiro, General Commander of the Timor-Leste National Police

We, representatives of different international solidarity organizations, call for the immediate release of the three university students who were arrested at the press conference in front of the Hotel Timor on 30 August 2009. We call for all charges be ... read more

Posted on 04:18 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Papua, Publications
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Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability

Letter to UN Security Council on Justice and Accountability


International Federation for East Timor (IFET), February 18, 2009

President
Security Council
The United Nations
1 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017

February 18, 2009

Your Excellency

We are writing on behalf of organizations long concerned with the justice process in Timor-Leste.

As you meet this week to discuss renewing the UN mission in Timor-Leste, we urge you to look at the unfulfilled UN pledges concerning human rights and accountability for serious human rights crimes committed in Timor-Leste between 1975 ... read more

Posted on 01:54 AM in Joint Open Letters, Justice, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications, Security Sector, Transitional Justice
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(Deutsch) Osttimor am Scheideweg<br>Chaos oder Neuanfang?

(Deutsch) Osttimor am Scheideweg
Chaos oder Neuanfang?


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Letter to UN Secretary-General on justice for East Timor

Letter to UN Secretary-General on justice for East Timor


PO Box 21873, Brooklyn NY 11202 718-596-7668, etan@etan.org

His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon Secretary-General The United Nations 1 United Nations Plaza New York, New York 10017-3515

December 13, 2007

Mr. Secretary-General,

We are a coalition of more than 70 human rights organizations from 14 countries around the world, concerned about justice for the people of Timor-Leste. On this, your first visit as Secretary-General to Timor-Leste, we remind you that its people suffered countless war crimes and crimes against humanity during ... read more

Posted on 02:45 PM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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As Security Council Readies Visit to Timor-Leste, Rights Groups Call For Justice and Accountability

As Security Council Readies Visit to Timor-Leste, Rights Groups Call For Justice and Accountability


 

PO Box 21873, Brooklyn, NY 11202 USA +1/917-690-4391; etan@etan.org

November 21, 2007

Dear Security Council member,

As your delegation prepares to leave for Timor-Leste, we write to urge you to pay careful attention to the transitional justice process for that country. As you will be aware, the people of Timor-Leste suffered countless war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Indonesian invasion and 24-year occupation of their homeland, in violation of numerous United Nations resolutions and human rights treaties. We remind you ... read more

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(Bahasa Indonesia) Koalisi Ornop Indonesia dan Timor Leste Sesalkan KKP

(Bahasa Indonesia) Koalisi Ornop Indonesia dan Timor Leste Sesalkan KKP


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Posted on 04:14 AM in Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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