José Ramos Horta

Type: Person
Name: José Ramos Horta (Jose Ramos Horta)
Title: Minister for Foreign Affairs & Cooperation
Organization: Government of East Timor
Date of Birth: 26/12/1949
Place of Birth: Dili
Nationality: East Timor
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jose Ramos Horta
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Obama under Pressure on Torture

President Obama has come under fire this week from Nobel laureates and a group of retired generals to back up his position on torture. Though Obama signed an executive order banning torture by all U.S. forces in 2009, some of his recent action (or inaction) ... [Published Human Rights First - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Portland veterinarian re-arrested in East Timor

Stacey Addison originally arrested Sept. 5 In East TimorStacey Addison, a Portland veterinarian, is being held in East Timor by authorities who took her passport. (Courtesy - Facebook page)Related CoveragePORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Stacey Addison, the ... [Published KOIN Local 6 - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

European Union | Barroso gets special Portuguese language send off

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (L) and EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy (R)There was a special send off for José Manuel Durão Barroso, the outgoing President of the European Commission, with Portuguese-speaking countries ambassadors ... [Published Macau Daily Times - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

12 Nobel Peace Laureates Call on President Obama to Reckon with U.S. Use of Torture (10/27/14)

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 -- The American Civil Liberties Union issued the following news release:Twelve Nobel Peace Prize winners sent a letter to President Obama today calling on the United States to provide full disclosure of the authorization, extent, and ... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Politics of the Peace Prize

By Geir Lundestad,The Nobel Peace Prize has frequently been called “the world’s most prestigious prize.” Some have nevertheless criticized it for being too political. The prize is indeed political in the sense that it deals with important political values ... [Published Cyprus Mail - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 9 reports

12 Nobel Peace Laureates Call on President Obama to Reckon With U.S. Use of Torture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT: 202-417-7547, dcmedia@aclu.orgNEW YORK – Twelve Nobel Peace Prize winners sent a letter to President Obama today calling on the United States to provide full disclosure of the authorization, extent, and use of torture and ... [Published American Civil Liberties Union - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Let the Light In

A dozen winners of the Nobel Peace Prize are urging President Obama to make "full disclosure to the American people of the extent and use of torture" by the United States, including the release of a long-delayed Senate report about the CIA's harsh treatment ... [Published Daily Beast - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese VP meets former Timor-Leste president

BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao met with Jose Ramos Horta, former president of Timor-Leste, on strengthening bilateral ties on Thursday.Li said China and Timor-Leste have cooperated well and treated each other on an equal ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

In UNSC Race with Spain & NZ, Turkey At Waldorf Sings of "Peace at Home, Peace in the World"

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, October 15,  more here  -- On the eve of the vote at the UN to elect five new members to the Security Council, one of the candidates in the contested race, Turkey, held a  reception at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel . ... [Published Inner City Press - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

NZ campaigning hard to secure UN seat

New Zealand is campaigning hard this week to secure a seat on the United Nations security council ahead of a vote.The UN's 193 member nations vote on Thursday to fill five non-permanent seats on the council.New Zealand, Spain and Turkey are running for ... [Published ONE News - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Last push for UN security council spot (NZ Newswire)

New Zealand is campaigning hard this week to secure a seat on the United Nations security council ahead of a vote.The UN's 193 member nations vote on Thursday to fill five non-permanent seats on the council.New Zealand, Spain and Turkey are running for ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Previous winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian children's right activist Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Here is a list of previous ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 10 2014]

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Global Rally against ISIS - for Kobanê - for Hu... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 14 hours ago]
Obama under Pressure on Torture [Published Human Rights First - 17 hours ago]
Nobel Peace Prize laureates push Obama to relea... [Published Digital Journal - 17 hours ago]
Portland veterinarian re-arrested in East Timor [Published KOIN Local 6 - 20 hours ago]
Whitlam's Indonesia leadership was far from 'vi... [Published The Interpreter - Oct 29 2014]
Nervous watch as neighbours run into trouble [Published Blayney Chronicle - Oct 29 2014]
European Union | Barroso gets special Portugues... [Published Macau Daily Times - Oct 29 2014]
12 Nobel Peace Laureates Call on President Obam... [Published Targeted News Service - Oct 28 2014]
Politics of the Peace Prize [Published Cyprus Mail - Oct 28 2014]
12 Nobel Peace Prize Winners Ask Nobel Peace Pr... [Published Techdirt - Oct 28 2014]
Nobel Peace Laureates to Obama: Bring use of to... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 28 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize laureates call on Obama to re... [Published Russia Today - Oct 27 2014]
12 Nobel Peace Laureates Call on President Obam... [Published American Civil Liberties Union - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Call For Barack Obama... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 27 2014]
Obama must publish torture report now, say Nobe... [Published Telegraph - Oct 27 2014]
Obama pressed to CIA torture report [Published 9News.com.au - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Laureates to Obama: Open Up on CIA Torture [Published Newser - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published TIME.com - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published The China Blog - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published Swampland - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel winners urge Obama to declassify torture ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 27 2014]
Let the Light In [Published Daily Beast - Oct 27 2014]
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Urge Obama To Release... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 27 2014]
Chinese VP meets former Timor-Leste president [Published Xinhua News Agency - Oct 16 2014]
In UNSC Race with Spain & NZ, Turkey At Waldorf... [Published Inner City Press - Oct 16 2014]
NZ campaigning hard to secure UN seat [Published ONE News - Oct 12 2014]
Last push for UN security council spot (NZ News... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Oct 12 2014]
Malala and Indian activist Satyarthi win Peace ... [Published Times of Malta - Oct 11 2014]
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12 Nobel Peace Prize Winners Ask Nobel Peace Pr... [Published Techdirt - Oct 28 2014]
We've been writing a ton about the Senate's CIA torture report , which goes into great detail on the CIA's torture program in a way that the CIA does not like (at all). The fight over the release of the report has been going on for quite a while now, ...
Nobel Peace Laureates to Obama: Bring use of to... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 28 2014]
By Jon Queally via Commondreams.org Twelve Nobel Peace Prize laureates have written to President Barack Obama asking the US to close the dark chapter on torture once and for all. Twelve fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureates have written an open letter ...
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 27 2014]
Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize asked President Barack Obama late Sunday to make sure that a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of harsh interrogation tactics is released so the U.S. can put an end to a practice condemned ...
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published TIME.com - Oct 27 2014]
Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize asked President Barack Obama late Sunday to make sure that a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of harsh interrogation tactics is released so the U.S. can put an end to a practice condemned ...
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Push Obama for Releas... [Published The China Blog - Oct 27 2014]
Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize asked President Barack Obama late Sunday to make sure that a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of harsh interrogation tactics is released so the U.S. can put an end to a practice condemned ...
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