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Web Links for East Timor War Crime Proceedings

There are 21 sites catalogued in the category.
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Name: Amnesty International
Description: Amnesty International has a page devoted to the human rights situation in East Timor, however, it appears that its most recent article on this topic is from January 2000
Name: Back Door Newsletter on East Timor
Description: This website contains articles relating to different aspects of East Timor current affairs. It has a section relating to an international war crimes tribunal for East Timor.
Name: Dillicoffee
Description: This website appears to be run by a private company based in Australia that sells East Timorese coffee, however, it contains an excellent links to other East-Timor related websites as well as an East Timor news archive.
Contact: info@dilicoffee.com
Name: East Timor Action Network (ETAN)
Description: It contains a number of online articles on the East Timor war crimes proceedings and links to other websites concerning East Timor human rights issues. It also contains a section with photographs of relating to the human rights crisis there. ETAN also has unpaid internships for law students.
Name: East-West Center
Description: According to its website, the East-West Center is an education and research organization established by Congress in 1960 to strengthen understanding and relations between the United States and the nations of the Pacific Asia region. The website has an internal search engine that links to various archived articles on the war crimes proceedings in East Timor. The East-West Center sponsors a U.S.-East Timor scholarship program for East Timorese to pursue study in the U.S., normally the final two years of a bachelor's degree.
Name: Global Policy Forum
Description: Global Policy Forum (GPF) is non-profit organization with consultative status at the United Nations. According to its mission statement, GPF, among other things, advocates on vital issues of international peace and justice. Is East-Timor page (address listed above) contains numerous UN documents relating to East-Timor independence, war crimes and their criminal prosecution in East Timor. There are numerous internship opportunities available with GPF.
Name: Human Rights First (formerly Lawyers Committee for Human Rights)
Description: According to its website, Human Rights First's mission is to work to create a secure and humane world by advancing justice, human dignity, and respect for the rule of law. The site has an internal search engine that links to various articles monitoring the war crimes proceedings in East Timor. The arrest warrant against General Wiranto can be found on this site at http://www.humanrightsfirst.org/international_justice/pdf/east_timor/wiranto_warrant.pdf. A number of internship opportunities are also available through Human Rights First.
Name: International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)
Description: According to its website, ICTJ "assists countries pursuing accountability for past mass murder or human rights abuse. The website has a page devoted to East Timor and ICTJ's efforts to achieve accountability for crimes committed in East Timor in 1999. It contains reports, including an eighty-five page paper titled "Intended to Fail: The Trials Before the Ad Hoc Human Rights Court in Jakarta," written by David Cohen and edited by Paul Seils, for the International Center for Transitional Justice.
Name: International Federation for East Timor Observer Project (IFET-OP)
Description: IFET is a group of trained volunteer observers from 22 countries that monitors human rights in East Timor. It is unclear from the website whether this group still exists.
Name: International Platform of Jurists for East Timor (IPJET)
Description: IPJET is composed of academics, lawyers, civil servants, and human rights activists that was devoted to East Timor self-determination. According to their website, it is in the process of revamping its mission to adapt to East Timor's independence. The website contains reports on various East Timor war crimes trials in Indonesia
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