Item 1997fall - East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1997-Fall

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East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1997-Fall


  • Fall 1997 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 2 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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  • War criminal on the loose!
  • Continued arrests and killings
  • Canada-Indonesia military ties (David Webster)
  • From the national office (Li-Lien Gibbons)
  • Halifax: confronting university complicity (Brooks Kind)
  • Toronto: reaching out (Susan Yates)
  • Vancouver: a summer of action (Robert Strang)
  • Ottawa: “this would never happen in Indonesia (Brian Dawson)
  • Prairies: ETAN grown


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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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