Item 195504 - African Asia Conference Bulletin 1955-04

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African Asia Conference Bulletin 1955-04


  • April 1955 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 17 pp.

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Indonesia's foreign ministry, founded on independence in 1945. Produced Bandung conference Bulletin in 1955 (not about Timor, but foundational in decolonization). Indonesia occupied East Timor from 1975 to 1999 and the ministry produced r distributed pro-occupation materials for some years.

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Heading No. 5, April 1955

  • The conference secretariat
  • Message from Sir John Kotelawala
  • Cables of greeting
  • Communique of economic comitee
  • Communique of cultural comitee
  • Address by heads of delegations
    • Sami Sohl, Lebanon
    • Momolu Dukuly, Liberia
    • Mahmoud Bey Muntasser, Libya
    • Mohammed Ali, Pakistan
    • Carols P. Romulo, Phillipines
    • Khaled El-Azem, Syria
  • Who’s who in the conference
  • Prince Wan Waithyakon Krommun Naradhip Bongsprabandh
  • World press opinion
    • “Billion and a half people will be present” (by Donald Grant)


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals at Bishop's (private collection) and McMaster University Archives

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