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  1. Timor-Leste's judicial lurch could worsen domestic violence traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Switched

    Timor-Leste's efforts to reduce the prevalence of domestic gender-based violence through criminalization and prosecution, already hampered by a general lack of trust in the formal court system, have suffered a fresh setback with the enforced departure of 11 foreign judicial staff who had played a key role in delivering justice. "Decisions by the Timor-Leste parliament and government to arbitrarily terminate the contracts of foreign judicial officers and judicial advisors will have a negative impact on victims and their right to an effective remedy," said Amnesty International , highlighting that the staff shuffle may result in cases being re-tried, which could further delay proceedings and traumatize victims who have to testify repeatedly.

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  2. Stacey Addison, former Portland vet arrested backpacking in Timor-Leste, still imprisonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Oregonian

    Stacey Addison, a former Portland veterinarian, has been imprisoned while backpacking in Timor-Leste and appears to be stuck in the young country's tumultuous judicial system. Her case has drawn the attention of local lawmakers, the State Department and a Nobel Prize Peace-prize winning former president of Timor-Leste.

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  3. Timor-Leste's judicial lurch could worsen domestic violence traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | IRIN

    DILI, 15 December 2014 - Timor-Leste's efforts to reduce the prevalence of domestic gender-based violence through criminalization and prosecution, already hampered by a general lack of trust in the formal court system, have suffered a fresh setback with the enforced departure of 11 foreign judicial staff who had played a key role in delivering justice in rural areas.

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  4. Davao delegates relive colorful experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Sun-Star

    The 51-member Davao City delegates, who arrived here from competing in the 8th BIMP-Eaga Friendship Games in Labuan Thursday, went on a shopping rush for "pasalubongs" for their loved ones as they are set to arrive in Davao City today, Saturday. But more than the material things that they have bought, Davao athletes relived their colorful experiences in the biennial Games and in their first international competition abroad.

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  5. Bangsamoro needs to catch up with other areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Sun-Star

    THE soon-to-be-established Bangsamoro needs an annual growth rate of 21.4 percent to be able to catch up with the rest of the country, an official of Bangsamoro Development Agency said. BDA programs division head Engr.

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  6. Thailand edge Indonesia to lift first-ever Axiata CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: It was a thriller and an anti-climax rolled in one as Thailand overcame Indonesia by only two points to lift Axiata Cup for the first time. Both team were tied at 2-2 for matches won and 4-4 on games won and a countback for point difference was required to determine the winner.

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  7. Wagdos, Guiang steer Davao athletics teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sun-Star

    While long distance specialist Sonny Wagdos owned the track, thrower April Rose Guiang stole the show as the eight-member Davao City athletics team ended its 8th BIMP-Eaga Friendship Games stint on a high note at the Labuan Sports Complex here yesterday. The Harrish Ratag-coached squad cornered a total of two gold medals, three silvers and four bronzes for the Philippines.

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  8. Wagdos saves day, captures Philippines' 1st gold medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Sun-Star

    Giving all he's got in the last 100 meters, Sonny Wagdos of Davao City gave Philippines its first gold medal by breezing past his rivals in men's 1,500-meter final at the start of the 8th BIMP Eaga Friendship Games athletics competition at the Labuan Sports Complex here Sunday. The city's prized trackster blew a kiss and waved to Davao delegates cheering for him at the grandstand as he reached the finish line with a time of four minutes and 05.34 seconds.

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  9. City delegation leaves for BIMP-Eaga GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Sun-Star

    DAVAO City's delegation is all set to don the country's' colors as it leaves for Labuan, Malaysia -- this year's host of the 8th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area Friendship Games slated December 6 to 10. Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office officer-in-charge William "Butch" Ramirez bared this in a text message to Sun.Star Davao yesterday morning. The delegation will leave for Manila by 2:15 p.m. via Cebu Pacific then board a Kota Kinabalu flight by 11:40 p.m. on the same day.

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  10. Sri Lanka joins in measures to protect migrant workers at the Abu Dhabi DialogueRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | Colombo Page

    Nov 30, Colombo: A series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf have been agreed upon at the Third Ministerial Consultative Meeting of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue comprising Asian countries sending and receiving labour, which concluded in Kuwait last week. The 'Kuwait Declaration' noted that "recognizing that individual government's efforts may fall short, we resolve to work together to prevent and sanction exploitative recruitment practices that place workers at great risk and undermine fundamental rights."

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  11. Max Stahl tells of East Timora s 1991 Santa Cruz ma...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Scoop

    British cameraman and film maker Max Stahl risked his life 23 years ago to record Indonesian troops shooting and beating to death scores of young people in the Santa Cruz cemetery in the Timor-Leste capital of Dili. He buried the footage of the 12 November 1991 massacre in the cemetery before retrieving it later that night and smuggling it out to show the world.

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  12. City shuttlers set for BIMP-Eaga GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Sun-Star

    DAVAO City-bannered Mindanao-Philippines badminton team is all set to vie for honors in the 8th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asean Growth Area Friendship Games slated December 6 to 10 in Labuan, Malaysia. Philippine Badminton Association regional director Maria Riza V. Quicoy bared this in an interview with Sun.Star Davao at the sidelines of the Philippine Sports Commission orientation for the Malaysia-bound delegation at the Sports Development Division of the City Mayor's Office recently.

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  13. East Timor heading towards crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Northern Territory News

    East Timor, 1975. As Indonesia prepares to invade the tiny nation of East Timor, five Australian based journalists go missing.

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  14. East Timor heading towards crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | NEWS.com.au

    A FORMER teacher accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student at her school angrily accused him of raping her three times and abusing her. A CURFEW has been issued in Ferguson, Missouri after a grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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  15. Timor Leste faces uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Star Online

    DILI: Timor Leste is facing an uncertain future as resistance hero Xanana Gusmao prepares to step down as prime minister after helping hold the tiny nation together during the chaotic early years of its independence. The country's first president after independence in 2002 and now premier, Gusmao was among a group of guerilla fighters who emerged as leaders after the struggle against Indonesian occupation that followed the end of Portuguese rule in 1975.

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  16. US woman held in East Timor in drugs caseRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Standard

    An American woman is being held in East Timor after her arrest two months ago following the discovery of drugs in a taxi that she was sharing, her lawyer said Wednesday. Tourist Stacey Addison has denied any wrongdoing following her arrest on September 5 after methamphetamine was found in the shared taxi that was en route to the capital Dili.

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  17. US woman held in E. Timor in drugs caseRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    Tourist Stacey Addison has denied any wrongdoing following her arrest on Sept 5 after methamphetamine was found in the shared taxi that was en route to the capital Dili. The vet, who had just crossed from Indonesia when she was arrested, wrote on Facebook that another passenger -- who was a stranger -- picked up a package containing the drugs, and police later detained everyone in the car.

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  18. A cab ride goes wrong when a woman's final destination is jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    While traveling in a cab with a stranger, you would never think that your final destination would wind you up in jail. Stacey Addison, on the other hand did.

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  19. Oregon Woman Takes a Cab, Ends Up Jailed in East TimorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | People

    It's a mother's worst nightmare. Last year, veterinarian Stacey Addison quit her job to travel the world.

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  20. Woman takes wrong cab, winds up in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Most of us have agreed to share a cab with a stranger while traveling, but we haven't wound up in jail as a result. That wrong-place-wrong-time nightmare scenario, however, is apparently what's happened to Stacey Addison, an American veterinarian from Oregon, who has been traveling solo around the world since January 2013.

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