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· February, 2008

Stories about Timor-Leste from February, 2008

East Timor: Would it be possible to hold elections earlier?

FORUM HAKSESUK [pt] posted an analysis by António Ramos Naikoli on the chances of achieving an early election in East Timor, a possibility considered by the country's largest opposition party,...

East Timor: Salsinha admits attacking Xanana Gusmão

According to Timor Online [pt], Gastão Salsinha, who replaced Alfredo Reinado as the rebels’ leader after he was killed during the attacks on the East Timor's top leaders, has admitted...

East Timor: Investigate Xanana first

A text by Leidar, a human rights activist based and Bidau, Dili, published on Timor Online casts suspition at Xanana's involvement at Monday's incidents. “Xanana’s Convoy was attacked almost one...

East Timor: Please come forward and bring the truth

Malai Azul [pt] launches an appeal to those who may be involved in Monday's assassination attempts in East Timor to carefully give themselves up: “A piece of advice from us:...

East Timor: State of siege extended to 10 days

Timor Lorosae Nação [pt] reports that the state of siege in East Timor has been extended to 10 days, after the assassination attempts on Monday. In other posts, the blog...

East Timor: Democracy under siege

Here is an update on the Monday's attempted assassinations against the two top leaders of East Timor, President Jose Ramos-Horta and Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao, the country's independence heroes, and...

East Timor: Reinado's supporters get ready for trouble after his death

“The situation in Dili is calmer after the attacks against the East Timor's President and Prime Minister this Monday. However, there are rumours that Reinado's supporters are getting ready for...

East Timor: President Wounded in Attack

Jose Ramos Horta, The president of East Timor was wounded in an armed attack while we has on his morning walk earlier today. Bloggers based in East Timor are posting...

East Timor: President Attacked

Diligence writes about the armed attack this morning in Dili in which the East Timor president was wounded.

East Timor: On the Human Rights Watch report

A comment left at the Timor Lorosa e Nacão blog contests the reliability of today's Human Rights Watch report on violence in the Portuguese speaking countries Angola, Brazil e East...

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