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TIMOR TODAY 20 NOVEMBER 2000

TIMOR TODAY 20 NOVEMBER 2000

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NEWS

1) Australian envoy lashes Wiranto over Timor 20/11/00 (Sydney Morning Herald) Australia's senior diplomat in Jakarta, Mr John McCarthy, has accused Indonesia's former military chief, General Wiranto, of having "broad knowledge" of the violence and destruction in East Timor last year.

2) Evidence links top brass with post-poll slaughter 20/11/00 (Sydney Morning Herald) Dili - Indonesian military officials actively directed and organised last year's murderous political violence in East Timor, according to new evidence uncovered by a United Nations official investigating war crimes in the soon to be independent territory.

3) Wiranto named over violence in E Timor 20/11/00 (The Age) Australia's ambassador to Jakarta, John McCarthy, has accused Indonesia's former military chief General Wiranto of having "broad knowledge" of the violence and destruction in East Timor last year.

4) Indonesian army led Timor violence: UN 20/11/00 (The Age) Senior Indonesian military officials actively directed and organised last year's murderous political violence in East Timor, according to findings of a senior UN official investigating war crimes in the territory.

5) Digging up the past in bid to solve Balibo killings 20/11/00 (The Age) Forensic investigators are looking for the remains of five Western journalists murdered here 25 years ago during Indonesia's occupation of East Timor.

6) UN may do a deal with militia chiefs 20/11/00 (The Age) The United Nations has started talks with senior militia leaders implicated in some of the worst crimes in East Timor last year that may lead to the repatriation of thousands of refugees under their control.

7) Talks with militia leaders focus on refugees' return 20/11/00 (Sydney Morning Herald) The United Nations has entered talks with senior militia leaders implicated in some of the worst crimes in East Timor last year, but whose return may lead to the repatriation of thousands of refugees.

8) First Atrocity Trials Set for January - Jakarta´s Attorney General 20/11/00 (Lusa) The trials of 22 Indonesian military and police officers and Timorese militia chiefs on charges of human rights abuses in East Timor last year will begin in January, Jakarta´s attorney general, Marzuki Darusman, reportedly said Friday.

9) National unity the ´supreme value´ - Lisbon parliament speaker 22/11/00 (Lusa) Portuguese parliament Speaker Antonio Almeida Santos urged East Timorese legislators to make "national unity and cohesion" their top priority Friday, the first day of his three-day visit to the territory.

REPORTS

10) Timor - Returns Update 17 Nov 2000 20/11/00 (IOM) IOM first major repatriation by sea since August will now take place on Tuesday 21 November. IOM will repatriate 453 people from Kupang to the East Timor port of Com aboard the IOM-operated ship.

11) Daily Briefing, 17 November 2000 20/11/00 (UNTAET) The East Timorese Transitional Administration is hosting an international conference for countries willing to help develop the future East Timor Defence Force.

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