Minister of Justice Lucia Lobato of Timor-Leste

Lobato was born in Liquiçá, and is a lawyer.
Lobato was a candidate in the April 2007 presidential election, and the only female candidate.
In the June 2007 parliamentary election, Lobato was re-elected to Parliament as the third name on the joint candidate list of the PSD and the Timorese Social Democratic Association (ASDT.
serious questions about the contract.
UNMIT does not vouch for the accuracy of these reports)Ministry of Justice: the Government does not need to report to NP about its recommendations Diario Nacional and Televisaun Timor-LesteMinister of Justice Lucia Lobato said that the Ministry of Justice does not need to notify the National Parliament on what they have recommended to the president.
Minister Lucia Lobato said that the Constitution does not say that the President has to inform the National Parliament before giving pardon to prisoners.
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Rogerio Lobato was a Fretilin minister and for that reason, certainly for a political reason at least, this new government wants him to remain in the country, wants him back in custody and believes that he should face justice.
Justice Minister Lucia Lobato said on state television Monday night the government has listed 100 prisoners for remission, adding former Interior Minister Rogerio Lobato is on the list.
Lobato was jailed last year for distributing guns to civilians during a 2006 mutiny in which 11 people died.
At the same time, Minster of Justice Lucia Brando Lobato said the Government is now improving the process of justice in order to defend rights of prisoners.
Minister Lobato said that based on the Constitution, the president has the authority to grant pardons to prisoners who have been ordered by the Court to serve their full sentences.
Minister Lobato said that the Government had recommended that the president also commute the time in jail of prisoners who have served half of their sentences by 6-12 months.
former Minster of Interior, Rogerio Tiago Lobato by three months.
of their sentences by 6-12 months.
As previously suggested, former Minister of Interior Rogerio Lobato is among those eligible to have their sentence halved.
Minister of Justice Lucia Lobato has also been quoted as saying Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao had agreed to a three-month decrease.
Additionally, on 20 May 2008, the Prime Minister sent the President of the Republic a letter saying that the situation of prisoner Rogerio Lobato is very sensitive and that the concerns of civil society must be taken into account.
of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in 1975.
Disgraced ex-interior minister Rogerio Lobato is under house arrest in Dili, facing trial over the same matter.
Ms Lobato said it was designed to axe the position of prosecutor-general, now held by Longuinhos Monteiro who is handling Alkatiri's case.
confused situation," Ms Lobato said this week.
was reached, saying he must return immediately after treatment.
without a single document being shown to its director.
been discharged to recover in a rented apartment.
ensure Lobato does not leave Malaysia.
DISGRACED former East Timorese interior minister Rogerio Lobato has fled the country aboard a chartered Lear jet after a more than 24-hour standoff on the runway at Dili airport.
Ms Lobato was sworn in to her new job on Wednesday as part of the inauguration ceremony for Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao's administration.
Until conceding defeat late in the afternoon, an angry Ms Lobato had tried to insist that while Rogerio Lobato's wife and other family members might accompany him to Malaysia, the couple's two young children should be denied permission to depart as a guarantee that he will come back.
Rogerio Lobato is the only survivor of 11 siblings, and has previously served time in an Angolan jail for diamond smuggling.
He is a prominent loyalist of former Fretilin prime minister Mari Alkatiri, who escaped prosecution over the same arms charges for which Lobato is supposed to now be incarcerated in the capital's Becora jail.
It's a sensitive and confused situation," Ms Lobato said this week.
Lobato was convicted earlier this year of manslaughter and supplying arms to civilian hit squads tasked with eliminating government opponents in 2006.
Lobato was allowed to leave East Timor after a legal agreement was reached, saying he must return immediately after treatment.
Justice minister Lucia Lobato said he was allowed out of jail without a single document being shown to its director.
Timorese ambassador Juvencio Martins has said Lobato had a spinal disc operation in Kuala Lumpur on August 21 and has since been discharged to recover in a rented apartment.
Lucia Lobato said she was particularly concerned that Malaysia had so far not responded to East Timor's requests that it must ensure Lobato does not leave Malaysia.
Former home affairs minister Rogerio Lobato was one of dozens of criminals to receive sentence cuts to mark the sixth anniversary of East Timor's independence this week.
I sincerely believe that Rogerio Lobato is a decent man who was caught in the crisis of 2006 and he definitely was not one of the authors of the crisis," he told AFP.
Lobato has only served about five months of his sentence as he was allowed to fly to Malaysia last August for medical treatment and is yet to return.