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Uncovering the truth about deaths in East Timor

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Uncovering the truth about deaths in East Timor One of Benetech's biggest Human Rights projects has been our work for Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation in East Timor (CAVR). The report has been completed, but not released publicly. However, some of the results we helped create are starting to be released.

Zen Under Fire: Big Vision Podcast Interview with Marianne Elliott

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Marianne is a writer, human rights advocate, and international yoga instructor. Tweet. Big Vision Podcast

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This report provides additional detail to the Timorese truth commission's recently released report "Chega!" ("Enough!"). Benetech Report. The data

Wired News: Coders Bare Invasion Death Count

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The Wired News story did a great job of covering our work in East Timor/Timor Leste. Wired News: Coders Bare Invasion Death Count We have gotten excellent press for our human rights program lately. That same article was picked up elsewhere in Africa, such as the Mail and Guardian Online.

Wikileaks War Data Reveal Underreporting of Iraqi Civilian Casualties

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This method has been used for estimating large-scale killings in Guatemala , Kosovo , PerĂº , Srebrenica , East Timor , and Colombia , among others. These documents, officially known as the significant acts database (SIGACTS), add new insights to the ongoing debate on how many casualties have occurred in Iraq since the beginning of the war.

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Our staff are actively working in the region in Sri Lanka and East Timor, but on December 26th were not in harm's way. Benetech's Patrick Ball was on National Public Radio's Morning Edition show today in a piece entitled Uncertainty the Rule in Gauging Deaths from Tsunami.

Zen Peacekeeper, Marianne Elliott, Shares How She Has Fun, Does Good

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We write and teach what we want to learn, at least, I do. The first guest post is by Marianne Elliott. Share.

The Community.com: Network for Peace and Human Rights

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Their partner orgs include Amnesty International , Artists for Amnesty International , Equal Access , Fund for East Timor , Global Security Institute , PeaceJam and the Tibetan Students Project. How would you like to be "friends" with Rigoberta Menchu, the Dalai Lama and Jimmy Carter? From the home page: "Our social network just launched!