16 June 2009

East Timor Legal News 16 June 2009

Court continues trial of Railos civilian hit squad commander Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 16 June 200 - The Dili district Court has continued the trial of ex-commander of the Railos civilian hit squad, Vicente da Concecao, on Monday (15/6) by hearing the testimony of the Police Logistics Chief.

Railos commander might free from accusation: Legal Adviser Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 16 June 2009 - The legal adviser for the ex-commander of the Railos hit squad, Jose Pedro Camoes, said his client Vicente da Concecao might free from the legal charges as they had some strong reasons.

UN Police hands over power to PNTL Suara Timor Lorosae 16 June 2009 - The UN Police would hand over power to the Timorese National Police (PNTL) shortly in order to be responsible for security situation in the country.

Strengthening peace and reducing poverty is my mission says Horta Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 16 June 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta said strengthening peace and reducing poverty in Timor-Leste was his mission.

Attempted assassination case should be based on the existing law: Gusmao Timor Post 16 June 2009 - Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao said the attempted assassination of President Jose Ramos Horta and an ambush on his own convoy on 11 February 2008 should be tried based on the existing laws in the country.

Parliament should prepare new candidate for Ombudsman Timor Post 16 June 2009 - The mandate of the Timorese Human Rights and Justice Ombudsmen (PDHJ) Sebastiao Ximenes will end this month but no nomination was yet been made for the post.

Brazilian force to train F-FDTL: Pinto Suara Timor Lorosae 16 June 2009 - The Government through State Secretary for Defence Julio Tomas Pinto has asked for help from the Brazilian Military Force to professionalise the Timorese Defence Force (F-FDTL).
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