Item 1 - Barreto Soares, Abe

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Barreto Soares, Abe


  • [1986-1996?] (Creation)

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Textual records; 8 pp. 2 photographs.

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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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TRIGGER WARNING: Graphic images.

Item consists of biographical information regarding Abé Barreto Soares, including press clippings, correspondence, a flyer for a fundraising event in Australia, and two graphic photographs depicting nudity and scenes of violence.


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals destroyed due to water damage.

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