Item 199606 - East Timor: The Inside Story 1996-06

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BU SCNL-IS-199606


East Timor: The Inside Story 1996-06


  • June 1996 (Creation)

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Textual record; 16 pp.

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(1975- c. 2000)

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(Sample draft description, incomplete). Established around the time of the occupation, FOET-WA was one of the first solidarity groups in Australia, but faded and re-appeared over time. In the 1990s it began to publish East Timor: The Inside Story. It was active in numerous campaigns, taking the lead on several including the campaign to free youth activist Jose Antonio Belo in the mid-1990s. It had no office and its membership shifted voer time extensively, but it was always informally linked to the office of Senator Gordon McIntosh.


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Title: “East Timorese women: fighting for justice”

  • “Open letter to the prime minister of Norway”
  • “Rape continues unpunished in East Timor”
  • “East Timor and the trade unions” (by J. R. Gandini)
  • “Indonesia trade unionist calls for referendum” (by Rob South)
  • “Last letter from a murdered man”
  • “New Australian Government” (by Rob South)
  • “Arms deals”
  • “Traveling in East Timor- a personal account”
  • FOET coordinator’s report


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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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