09 November 2009
Timor-Leste Legal News 5 November 2009
Government is a coward as it has released Bere: Alkatiri Timor Newsline 5 November 2009 Following the return of the ex-militia commander, Maternus Bere to Indonesia last Friday (30/10), Fretilin Secretary General Mari Alkatiri has criticized the Government as coward by releasing Bere whom was the court indicted for engaging in massacre at Suai Church.
Bere’s return to Indonesia has no relation with land dispute in the border: Gusmao Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 November 2009 Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão said the Timorese Government through its Foreign Ministry would cooperate with the Indonesian Government to resolve the case of security post destruction by the TNI soldiers recently.
Fretilin-PUN: Govt has not respected justice Diario Nacional 5 November 2009 Fretilin Secretary General, Mari Alkatiri and President for the National Unity Party (PUN), Fernanda Borges said the return of the ex-militia commander, Maternus Bere by the Government showed that the Government had not respected the justice process in the country.
Indonesian ambassador phones justice minister about Bere’s return Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 November 2009 During a press conference, Minister for Justice, Lucia Lobato said she only got a phone call from Indonesian ambassador to Timor-Leste about returning the ex-militia commander, Maternus Bere to Indonesia and said the process of returning was unknown to her.
Parliament to ask responsibility over oil leak Timor Newsline 5 November 2009 Following the leak of oil in the Australian maritime zone, the Timorese Parliament will issue a letter of protest asking responsibility of the Company that is exploring gas and oil in the area, as it might be spreading into the Timor Sea.
I am scared if Reinado to take part in dialog: Pires Timor Post 5 November 2009 During a follow-trial to the attempted assassination to President Jose Ramos Horta on February 11 last year, a witness, Jose Eduardo said the accused Angelita Pires was scared if the slain former rebel leader, Alfredo Reinado Alves decided to participate in the dialog with the Government. Pires therefore impeded Reinado not to take part in the dialog.
Government presents referendum package to the parliament Diario Nacional 5 November 2009 The Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) Government has presented the list of referendum package project worth US $ 80 million to the Parliament.
Ex- Falintil members in F-FDTL want to retire Diario Nacional 5 November 2009 Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) Commander, Brigadier General Taur Matan Ruak said many of the Falintil [veterans of guerilla fighter who were currently working F-FDTL] want to retire as they were being older.
Men should not violate women Suara Timor Loro Sae 5 November 2009 Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao has called for all the Timorese people, mainly the men, not to commit violence against women.
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