Item PTETNnews199001 - East Timor News Monthly Memo 1990-01

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East Timor News Monthly Memo 1990-01


  • January 1990 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 14 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:

  • Aftermath of Jan 17 demonstrations
  • Visits to East Timor by Moerdani and Prabowo
  • Resistance Military actions
  • Bishop Belo’s Christmas letter
  • January edition of “Neon Metin”
  • Deaths and disappearances
  • FRETILIN Australia rejects secretariat proposals
  • Documents received
    Administrating Power: Portugal
  • Trade with Indonesia has increased since invasion of East Timor
  • Negotiations on visit by Portuguese parliamentarians continue
  • Portuguese communities support Timorese people
    International Issues:
  • Papal Nuncio refuses to take 1025 letters for Bishop Belo
  • EEC/PCA meeting defers debate on Timor
  • Australia – East Timor consultation and establishment of East Timor foundation
  • Questions to the European parliament
    Press release by Catholic Institute for International Relations on East Timor solidarity groups and the national resistance (Mar 11, 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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