23 January 2011

Judicial process is going slow; many cases are pending in courts

Suara Timor Lorosa'e, January 17, 2011 language source: Tetun - MP David Dias Ximenes from Fretilin said that the Public Prosecutor Ana Pesoa had promised to reduce the numbers of pending cases  in the courts, but reality showed that many cases were still pending and this was increasing.

MP Ximenes said families of victims [Valdir who was shot dead by a national police officers] had many times called on the PNTL and judicial institutions to process the case legally, but nothing happened.

"We do not know the judicial process for our boy who was shot dead in Delta Nova last year," MP Ximenes said. MP Domingos Maria Sarmento from Fretilin also questioned justice process for Valdir who was shot dead in Delta Nova in December 28, 2009.

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