Item 199111 - East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1991-11

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SCNL-ETANN-199111

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East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1991-11

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  • November 1991 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 26

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(1986-2000)

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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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  • Where does Indonesia fit it? (George Adamson)
  • Letter about the discontent over the indiscriminate shooting of innocent Timorese on Nov. 12, 1991 (Elaine Brière)
  • East Timor troops fire on demonstrators: dozens reported killed in protest against Indonesia’s 15-year rule
  • Terror in Timor as MP visit nears
  • East Timor at the UN decolonisation committee
  • Clones sent in to hide East Timor crimes (Hugh O’Shaughnessy)
  • Timorese workers stand up for their rights
  • Resolution on east Timor
  • Letter to the US secretary of state (Nony Rhodes)
  • Letter to George Jamieson (Richard Starr)
  • Creating the “ideal viewpoint” (Stephen Smith)
  • Letter from Amnesty International about violence used by Indonesian military
  • “We are living in hell” – two more massacres reported from east Timor

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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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