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08 May 1999 Military News

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  • EAST TIMOR / SECURITY Voice of America 08 May 1999 -- THE UNITED NATIONS' CHIEF POLICE ADVISOR ARRIVED IN EAST TIMOR, SATURDAY, TO ASSESS SECURITY PREPARATIONS FOR A BALLOT ON SPECIAL AUTONOMY. REPORTS PRO-INDONESIA MILITIA GROUPS HANDED OVER WEAPONS TO THE MILITARY BUT HAVE PLEDGED TO KEEP FIGHTING.

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  • PAKISTANI JOURNALIST ARREST Voice of America 08 May 1999 -- PAKISTANI POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A PROMINENT NEWSPAPER EDITOR IN A CONTINUING CRACKDOWN ON JOURNALISTS WHO ARE CRITICAL OF THE GOVERNMENT. THE ARREST COMES JUST DAYS AFTER A NEW YORK-BASED JOURNALIST'S RIGHTS GROUP ISSUED A LETTER TO THE PAKISTANI GOVERNMENT PROTESTING WHAT IT CALLS A CAMPAIGN OF INTIMIDATION AND HARASSMENT.



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