Item 19970228 - Continuing Human Rights Violations in East Timor

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Continuing Human Rights Violations in East Timor


  • 1997 (Creation)

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Textual Record. 24 pp.

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The Humanitarian Project was founded by Arnold Kohen, with support from figures such as Anderson, Bishop Paul Moore Jr of New York, and others.


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East Timor Human Rights Centre: "Continuing Human Rights Violations in East Timor"
Annual Report of Human Rights Violations in East Timor 1996

It includes:
A. Introduction

  • Responses from Indonesia and the international community
  • Scope of Annual Report

B. Patterns of Human Rights Violations

  1. Impact of Guerrilla Warfare on Civilian Population
    • Suspected extra-judicial executions and repercussions
    • Other suspected extra-judicial executions
    • Arbitrary arrests following killings
    • Intensive military operations
    • Other Arrests, torture and rape
    • Acts of Intimidation and terror
    • Militarisation of East Timorese Youth
  2. Nationalism and Urban Resistance
    • Arrests following Gleno Fires
    • Becora prison riot
    • Demonstrations
    • Baucau riots
    • Demonstrations in Dili, November and December
    • Demonstrations in Suai, November

C. East Timorese Flee

  • Boat People
  • Jakarta Asylum Seekers

D. Conclusions and Recommendations

  • Recommendations to the Indonesian Government
  • Recommendations to the UN Commission on Human Rights

E. Appendices

  • APPENDIX A: Suspected extra-judicial executions, 1996
  • APPENDIX B: Arbitrary arrests, "disappearances" and torture, 1996
  • APPENDIX C: People convicted for alleged involvement in Baucau riots, June 1996


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