Item 1994fall - East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1994-Fall

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East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1994-Fall


  • Fall 1994 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 30 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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  • Canada eyes Indonesia trade; blind to human rights
  • Army targets the church, attacks protestors
  • Peace talks spurned
  • Protestors beaten, detained, and “disappeared”
  • Suharto cracks down on press
  • Indonesian group wants aid stopped
  • Asian support for East Timor grows
  • United Nations update
  • Parliamentarians for East Timor
  • Recommendations for Canada’s aid program
  • Six months for east Timor: an action campaign proposal


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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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