BU CAETAN-DOCS-East Timor Symposium-1
East Timor Symposium
- March 1997 (Creation)
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Textual Record. 5 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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A symposium was being held in March of 1997 discussing the Case of East Timor and Indonesia. Also includes the Eastern Indonesia Universities development project.
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Originals found at McMaster University.