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Textual Record. 5 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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Statement by Abé Barreto Soares at the 49th session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. Includes five Timorese poems at the end.
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Originals found at McMaster University.
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