Item 199905 - East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1999-05

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East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1999-05


  • May 1999 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 15 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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Title: Canadian Action for Indonesia and East Timor

  • East Timor: hope and danger
  • UN presence needed in East Timor now: Canada must act
  • Human rights: some suggestions for the government
  • NGO statement on West Papua
  • Indonesian women for peace
  • 1965 prisoners released – but PRD prisoners still jailed
  • Violence on Ambon
  • First national meeting for CAFIET
  • Militias take control of Dili


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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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