IMPUNITY AND THE INDONESIAN MASTERS OF TERROR
Five years on, impunity reigns in Indonesia < click here
Friday, 11 September 2009
The real murderers of Indonesian activist Munir Said Thalib go unpunished
Romas-Horta: Indonesians might never be tried
July 20, 2008 12:55pm
EAST Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta wants to accept Indonesians who committed human rights abuses against them won't be tried. The oil-rich country could escape from poverty only if it was stable, and for that it needed good relations with Indonesia, Continue.
Flawed truth and fatal consequences
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - 2008-07-19 07:20:03
From leaked Australian intelligence and other sources we now know the militia operation was run by a command chain of most Kopassus officers running back to Jakarta, leading to then co-ordinating security minister, General Feisal Tanjung. Defence minister and TNI commander General Wiranto kept his distance. Continue.
TNI responsible for East Timor mayhem: Chief
This means none of the perpetrators of the violence will be prosecuted because "the case is closed", Indonesian Foreign Minister Hassan Wirayuda said. Continue.
Former president calls for Indonesia prosecution
Friday, 18 July, 2008
Former Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid has called for a war crimes tribunal to prosecute the perpetrators of the 1999 violence in East Timor, following the release of the Truth and Friendship Commission findings on Tuesday.
Timor victims miss chance for justice
The Age, Australia July 16, 2008 - 12:16 PM
"There must be no impunity for those responsible for the violations, including unlawful killings, rape, torture and arbitrary detention, Amnesty's Asia-Pacific deputy director said in a statement. Continue.
UN chief urges concrete steps by Indonesia, Timor-Leste toward ...
Xinhua, China -2008-07-16 04:20:34
UNITED NATIONS, July 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged the governments of Indonesia and Timor-Leste to "take concrete steps to ensure full accountability, to end impunity and to provide reparations to victims." Continue.
East Timor victims of 1999 violence want justice
About nine years ago, Maria Do Rego and five other East Timorese women were raped in a military post after the results of a U.N.-sponsored independence vote were announced. Continue.
Indonesia, East Timor leaders regret vote bloodshed
AlertNet - 15 Jul 2008 07:39:30 GMT
(Reuters) - Rights activists said the two governments must continue the judicial process to try the perpetrators and they will push for a trial of retired General Wiranto, who faced an indictment by a special U.N. panel, under universal jurisdiction after the report is submitted.
The Government Must Try Guilty Parties in East Timor Case
Monday, 14/07/2008 | 16:21 WIB
Government must immediately start a legal process as a consequence of the Commission of Truth and Friendship's (KPP)Final Report. The 321-page document will be submitted to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and East Timor Pesident, Jose Ramos Horta, in Denpasar, Bali, tomorrow.
Timor militia chief accuses generals
A former militia leader who claims the Indonesian military drugged him and gave him weapons to kill independence supporters in East Timor says the generals responsible must be held to account. Joni Marques spent eight years in jail for crimes he Continue.
Indonesia says no apology over Timor violence probe
Straits Times 2008-07-14 19:52:49
JAKARTA - THE Indonesian president will express regret but not apologise over a state-backed probe into the violence during Timor Leste's 1999 independence vote, Indonesia's defence minister said on Monday. Continue.
Indonesia responsible for 'crimes against humanity' during uprising
Dili, East Timor: Indonesia carried out crimes against humanity during East Timor's 1999 break for independence and Continue.
Officers named in Timor report
The Sydney Morning Herald 2008-07-12 03:29:10
AN AUSTRALIAN investigator has named Indonesian military officers responsible for crimes against humanity committed in East Timor in 1999, including acts of torture where victims were forced to eat their own ears. David Savage delivered a report to the Continue.
Indonesia 'funded East Timor militias'
INDONESIA was overwhelmingly responsible for human rights abuses, including murder, rape and torture in East Timor, according to a leaked report from East Timorese and Indonesian authorities. Continue.
Indonesia responsible for E.Timor vote violence-report
ENDING THE CYCLE OF IMPUNITY
The book Masters of terror, contains the most complete set of profiles available so far of the key suspects in the 1999 destruction of East Timor. The book aims to support the cry for justice in East Timor.
Pinky calls up international law expert PeterWeiss (Center for Constitutional Rights) and asks him "What is a Crime Against Humanity?". Other points of discussion include how a crime against humanity is different from a war crime; the 'superior orders' defense; torture; the International Criminal Court (ICC); the importance of ordinary people taking a stand on matters of international law; more!.
RI to join global criminal court
Foreign Minister Hassan Wirayuda underlined the importance of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to human security.
PROSECUTING THE MASTERS OF TERROR IN THE MOLUCCAS
9-month old Agnes Debora Souhoka was killed during the attack by the Laskar Jihad in Soya village.
The Indonesian government employs Snipers against the people of the Moluccas
INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP: The Indonesian government should give urgent priority to identifying and prosecuting the snipers responsible for dozens of deaths on 25th April 2004 in Ambon.Read More