Item 1 - Arms Embargo

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BU CAETAN-DOCS-Arms Embargo-1


Arms Embargo


  • [1986-1997?] (Creation)

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Textual Record. 38 pp.

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East Timor (Timor-Leste) was invaded in 1975 by Indonesia and occupied by the Indonesian armed forces until 1999, with widespread resulting human rights violations. The East Timor Alert Network (ETAN/Canada) was founded in 1986 to raise awareness about the situation of East Timor and to change Canadian government policy, which accepted Indonesian rule.


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This item contains articles and emails regarding the arms embargo on Indonesia.

  • Church, union leaders call for end to Indonesia sales
  • Sit-in ends in arrest for protesters
  • Canada to fund Indonesian military training
  • Canadian military sales to Indonesia; Indonesia's Military Regime; Canada's role
  • Jakarta pursues arms
  • Arms to Indonesia - the Liberal gov. is propping up a dictatorship
  • Groups to protest arms sales to Indonesia
  • Recommendations regarding the future of Canadian military goods production and export
  • Canadian arms flood world's war zones
  • Emails regarding Canadian arms sales to Indonesia
  • External Affairs silent on East Timor
  • Canadian arms sales to Indonesia condemned


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals found at McMaster University.

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