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Appell an die Bundesregierung:<br>Sofortiges Handeln in Bezug auf die aktuelle Situation in Osttimor erforderlich

Appell an die Bundesregierung:
Sofortiges Handeln in Bezug auf die aktuelle Situation in Osttimor erforderlich


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Posted on 09:48 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications
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IFET-OP applauds massive turn-out at UN voting process, condems Indonesian-backed militia violence and calls for UN peacekeepers

IFET-OP applauds massive turn-out at UN voting process, condems Indonesian-backed militia violence and calls for UN peacekeepers


Dili, 02. September 1999

IFET-OP, the largest international observer group in East Timor, reported today that the UNAMET administered voting process in a “free and fair” manner, but has serious concerns about the environment in which the consultation has taken place. IFET-OP observers visited 135 out of 200 polling centers. IFET-OP congratulated UNAMET for administering the registration, political campaign, and voting phases of the consultation process with such care and professionalism, especially the local staff who have faced ... read more

Posted on 08:38 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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IFET-OP Warns of ominous signs of renewed paramilitary violence in aftermath of vote

IFET-OP Warns of ominous signs of renewed paramilitary violence in aftermath of vote


01 September 1999

International Federation for East Timor Observer Project (IFET-OP) CONTACT in DILI Tel: 62-390-321969 Fax: 62-390-321264 ifet@dili.wasantara.net.id

Media Release

Dili, East Timor, 1 September 1999, 5:30 PM – The appearance of roadblocks maintained by armed militia members, and intensifying paramilitary intimidation and violence in the two days following East Timors historic vote is a worrisome sign, reports the International Federation of East Timor Observer Project (IFET-OP). IFET-OP is the largest international observer mission ... read more

Posted on 08:47 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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Greater Pressure needed to protect East Timorese People and assure peaceful Consultation process

Greater Pressure needed to protect East Timorese People and assure peaceful Consultation process


31. August 1999

Statement by International Federation for East Timor Observer Project

Although Mondays balloting was largely free of violence and intimidation, IFET-OP sees that day as more the exception than the rule. Ongoing attention and pressure from the international community is required if the consultation process in East Timor is to conclude freely and peacefully.

On Consultation Day, more than 95% of East Timors registered voters went to the polls, vividly demonstrating their commitment and ... read more

Posted on 08:09 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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Joint Statement on the Forthcoming Popular Consultation in East Timor

Joint Statement on the Forthcoming Popular Consultation in East Timor


11 August 1999

Bischof Karl Lehmann, President of the Council of the German Bishops’ Conference and the President of the Evangelical Church in Germany, Präses Manfred Kock

After many years of refusal, the Government of Indonesia finally agreed to a popular consultation which will allow the East Timorese to decide on their affiliation to Indonesia or their independence. We appreciate this development very much. The referendum is based on an agreement signed by Indonesia and Portugal in New York ... read more

Posted on 09:09 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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Scheitern der UN-Mission in Osttimor verhindern – Entwaffnung der Milizen durchsetzen


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Posted on 07:35 PM in democracy, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, security sector
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International NGO Observers for East Timor Consultation

International NGO Observers for East Timor Consultation


01 June 1999

International Federation for East Timor (IFET)

On May 5, 1999 Indonesia and Portugal signed an agreement for the United Nations to conduct a “popular consultation” on “special autonomy” for East Timor on August 8, 1999. If the ballot is a free and fair reflection of the wishes of the people of East Timor, it will end the long-standing violation of international law resulting from Indonesia’s 1975 invasion of East Timor and the ongoing military occupation.

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Posted on 11:35 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, East Timor, Politics & Democracy, Publications
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Rücknahme der Zusagen von Rüstungslieferungen

Rücknahme der Zusagen von Rüstungslieferungen


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Posted on 05:14 AM in democracy, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, security sector
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Pernyataan bersama masyarakat Indonesia di Jerman sehubungan dengan Peristiwa “SI MPR” berdarah

Pernyataan bersama masyarakat Indonesia di Jerman sehubungan dengan Peristiwa “SI MPR” berdarah


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Erhebt die Stimme für Osttimor

Erhebt die Stimme für Osttimor


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Posted on 05:11 PM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, East Timor, Publications
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