Item 1996fall - East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1996-Fall

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East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1996-Fall


  • Fall 1996 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 21 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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  • “Two peoples against a common enemy”: Indonesian democrats support a free East Timor
  • Bella Galho’s greeting to all members of ETAN
  • Everyday terror in Timor
  • Indonesia alert
  • East Timor supporters speak out for rights in Indonesia
  • Ploughshares women not guilty
  • Vatican stands firm in rejecting Indonesian pressures
  • United Nations fails East Timor
  • “New embassy, same old complicity” (Stephen Dale)
  • Canadian trade unions pass strong resolution on East Timor
  • The national solidarity project continues
  • Women’s march against poverty launched in Vancouver
  • Action reports
  • Open house at the Indonesian embassy (Alan Shain)


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals at Bishop’s University (Private Collection) & McMaster University

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