Item 2 - Arms Embargo

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BU CAETAN-DOCS-Arms Embargo-2


Arms Embargo


  • [1986-1997?] (Creation)

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Textual Record. 23 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 newspaper articles and paperwork regarding the arms embargo on Indonesia from Canada.

  • Participants in Canadian Arms Tour
  • Canada makes major military sale to Indonesia
  • Sale of military goods to Indonesia okayed
  • Canada considers closer military ties with Indonesia
  • Indonesian arms sales fuelling debate
  • Bill C-401
  • Export of Military goods from Canada - Annual Report 1994


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals found at McMaster University.

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