Item PTETNnews199008 - East Timor News Monthly Memo 1990-08

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East Timor News Monthly Memo 1990-08


  • August 1990 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 15 pp.

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(1975-c. 2000)

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The CDPM was the leading secular solidarity group in Portugal and a leading node for solidarity activism globally. Its collections are digitized through the Amilcar Cabral Centre, catalogue developed by J-P Catry. English summaries of documents available up to (date).

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Title: Monthly Memo
East Timor:

  • Demonstration during anniversary mass
  • Tensions between Timorese priests and their bishop
  • Bishop Belo visits Rome
  • Death of US journalist denied
  • Reconciliation between Ramos-Horta and FRETILIN
  • Rift within UDT leadership
  • Social conditions within East Timor
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    Administrating Power: Portugal
  • UN mission to East Timor
  • Cavaco Silva UN address
  • Cavaco Silva visits Japan
    International Issues:
  • “The twelve” harden the EEC position on Timor at the UN
  • EEC-ACP assembly takes first step towards recognition of East Timor
  • Council of Europe decides to prepare report on East Timor
    Address by Portuguese Prime Minister, Cavavo Silva to the UN General Assembly (Sep 26, 1990)
    Compromise resolution on the situation in east Timor replacing resolutions 94, 106, 116, and 140 (Sep 26, 1990)
    Progress report of the Secretary-General, United Nations General Assembly (Sept 17, 1990)
    Reports of recent conflict in Dili, East Timor, Australian Coicil for Overseas Aid (Oct 22, 1990)


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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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