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IFET: CGI should be postponed indefinitely

IFET: CGI should be postponed indefinitely


September 22, 2000

The following is the full text of a letter sent today by the International Federation for East Timor to James Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank. IFET, which includes three dozen organizations from around the world, is asking for a postponement of the Consultative Group on Indonesia (CGI) meeting until Indonesia takes substantive steps to end militia violence in West Timor. CGI, which includes all the principal multilateral and bilateral funders for Indonesia, is currently scheduled to meet ... read more

Posted on 07:30 AM in Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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EU-Waffenembargo für Indonesien gefordert

EU-Waffenembargo für Indonesien gefordert


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Posted on 11:55 AM in democracy, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, security sector, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Situation in West Timor:<br />Call for Arms Embargo on Indonesia to be Re-Imposed

Situation in West Timor:
Call for Arms Embargo on Indonesia to be Re-Imposed


18 September 2000

Joint NGO Statement to European Union Council of Ministers

This statement was delivered to the French Foreign Mininster, representing the French Presidency of the EU, on 18 September 2000: The grave developments in West Timor, triggered by the murder on 6 September of at least five people, including three UNHCR workers, has created an extreme emergency in the territory. We welcome the European Union Declaration on 7 September condemning these murders and deploring the current state of ... read more

Posted on 07:15 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications
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Neuer Milizenterror

Neuer Milizenterror


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Posted on 09:25 AM in Human Rights, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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East Timor Federation Urges International Tribunal on Timor Vote Anniversary Calls Case for Tribunal “Irrefutable”

East Timor Federation Urges International Tribunal on Timor Vote Anniversary Calls Case for Tribunal “Irrefutable”


30 August 2000

Contact: John M. Miller, ETAN, +1-718-596-7668; +1-917-690-4391 (US) Paul Barber, TAPOL, +44-1420-80153 (UK)

Calling “the case for an international tribunal for East Timor … now irrefutable,” the International Federation for East Timor (IFET) today urged UN Secretary General Kofi Annan immediately take steps to establish one. In a letter delivered to the Secretary-General on the anniversary of East Timor’s vote for independence, IFET wrote that the recent passage of a constitutional amendment introducing a non-retroactivity principle “confirms our prior ... read more

Posted on 06:54 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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“Militär hat Schuld”

“Militär hat Schuld”


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Posted on 09:34 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Runder Tisch zu West Papua

Runder Tisch zu West Papua


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Posted on 01:59 PM in Activities, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Round Table Talks on West Papua, June 2000, Past Events
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IFET demands UN Secretary General to support an International Tribunal for East Timor

IFET demands UN Secretary General to support an International Tribunal for East Timor


IFET, July 5, 2000

The following is the full text of a letter sent to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan today by the International Federation for East Timor and more than 80 other organizations in support of an international tribunal for East Timor.

International Federation for East Timor, July 5, 2000 His Excellency Kofi Annan Secretary General of the United Nations By fax to 1-212-963-2155 Dear Excellency: We are writing to urge you to recommend to the Security ... read more

Posted on 01:44 PM in Joint Open Letters, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, Transitional Justice
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International Federation Warns of West Papua-East Timor Parallels in Letter to Indonesia’s President

International Federation Warns of West Papua-East Timor Parallels in Letter to Indonesia’s President


June 13, 2000

Warning of ominous parallels between the situation in West Papua and events last year in East Timor, Charles Scheiner, United Nations Representative of the International Federation for East Timor (IFET), urged Indonesia’s President Abdurrahman Wahid to “stop militia terror while it can still be controlled” in West Papua. The militias, Scheiner said in a letter sent to President Wahid on his visit today to the United Nations, “operate with the logistical and political support of the Indonesian ... read more

Posted on 07:19 AM in democracy, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, security sector
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Rot-grüne Asienpolitik in der Kritik

Rot-grüne Asienpolitik in der Kritik


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Posted on 02:28 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Publications, security sector, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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