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Various documents

The document contains thirteen separate documents.

  1. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  2. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  3. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  4. A photograph of a demonstration in Darwin, Australia (90’s)

  5. A photograph of a demonstration in Darwin, Australia (90’s)

  6. Media Release: “East Timor: Catholic Prelate backs new peace plan” 24 May 1992. East Timor Talks Campaign.

  7. A photograph entitled, “London, UK” 1992 July 16th: Ann Clwyd MP leads members of the British Coalition for East Timor during the presentation of petition to 10 Downing Street. The petition asked the British Government tp cease arms sales to Indonesia and to press for a UN-brokered settlement for East Timor with East Timorese participation. Left to right: BCET Chairman Estevão Cabral, honorary secretary Jonathan Humphries and Maria Elena Arana.

  8. A page with four photographs entitled, “A bus trip from Amsterdam to Paris” 1992: Dutch, Indonesian, Moluccan and Pauan activists travel from Amsterdam to Paris to join a demonstration in Paris during the IGGI meeting, protest against Human Rights Violations in East Timor. Organized by Agir pour Timor.

  9. Another page with four photographs with the same description as above.

  10. Add on the Deaths & Births Announcements page of a national newspaper signed by 44 organizations and individuals in The Netherlands, amongst which are: students’ groups, women’s groups, church groups, solidarity groups that include groups active on Philippines, Nicaragua, Indonesia, Maluku and East Timor, journalists and members of European Parliament. “We wish strength for the people of East Timor to continue their struggle for the respect of human rights, including the right to self-determination.” 12 November 1992.

  11. A page entitled, “Lusitania Express” 1992: Peace Mission to East Timor. An Initiative taken by Portuguese solidarity activists, in reaction to the Santa Cruz Massacre, Dili, November 1991. Students from 21 countries headed for Dili by boat from Darwin. They told the media they wanted to and in East Timor without Indonesian visas, as to challenge the Indonesian sovereignty claims. The ship gained international media attention, and made it to within sight of Timor island before freed to turn back by Indonesian war ships. Although the Lusitania Express didn’t reach the Dili Harbour, the Peace Mission was a success. It publicly challenged the Indonesian authorities, it gained plenty media attention and it gave moral support to numerous Timorese who followed the news about the ship over the radio.

  12. A poem entitled, “Moonless night on the Gulf of Timor” by Jan Wimpel, Amsterdam.

  13. Letter to Her Excellency, The President of Ireland, Mrs. Mary Robinson from Emilia Pires, TAV President. 30 October 1992.

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This document contains twenty-eight separate document.

  1. A photograph entitled, “APET III, Bangkok” March 1998: The third Asia Pacific Conference on East Timor (APCET III) drew participants from all over the world.

  2. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Bangkok, Thailand” 1998, March: Participants of the APCET Conference III. The second is entitled, “Bangkok, Thailand - APCET Conference III” 1998, March: Ms. Jean Inglis and Ms. Okazaki (Chairperson of the Japanese Diet Members Forum on East Timor)

  3. A photograph entitled, “APCET III, Bangkok” March 1998: Mica Barreto and Joaquim Fonseca.

  4. A photograph entitled, “APCET III, Bangkok” March 1998: Carlito Caminha and Andrew McNaughtan show the human faces of international solidarity.

  5. An email from Initiatives for International Dialogue with a document attached, entitled, “APCET statement on Habibie’s pronouncement on East Timor” June 11, 1998. | 2 pages

  6. “Third Asia Pacific Conference on East Timor: Final Statement” Bangkok, Thailand - March 6th, 1998. | 4 pages.

  7. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1998, June: Fernando de Araujo, who has just been released from Cipinang Prison, presents a lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and the East Timor issue. The second is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1998, June: Fernando de Araujo, who has just been released from Cipinang Prison, presents a lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and the East Timor issue.

  8. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1998: Abe Barreto sings in Nagoya, after giving talk on the East Timor issue. The second is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1998, June: Indonesian activist Helmi Fauzi gives a lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and the East Timor issue.

  9. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1998, December: Mr. João Carrascaião speaks at a symposium at the Osaka Foreign Language University.

  10. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1998, December: Jose Manuel and Armindo Maia speak at a symposium at the Osaka Foreign Language University.

  11. A photograph from a protest concert at the Lansdowne Hotel, 1998

  12. A photograph at a Timor Rally at Martin Plaza in Sydney, November 1998.

  13. A photograph of Tuba Rai Metin built in Sydney, Australia. 1998.

  14. A photograph of another Tuba Rai Metin built in Darwin, Australia. 1998.

  15. A photograph of Tony and Veronica Mais with Veronica’s Tais that has names of Santa Cruz Massacre victims. 1998.

  16. A photograph of a Tuba Rai Metin built in Darwin, Australia. 1998.

  17. A photograph entitled, “Demonstration by the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France” 12 November 1998: Seven years after the Santa Cruz Massacre. The French solidarity people chose the location of the Eiffel Tower, because it is the national symbol of their country and because it is near the river called Seine. They marched from the Eiffel Tower to the bridge over this river, and then threw flowers in the water to commemorate the victims of Santa Cruz. Organized by Agir pour Timor.

  18. A photograph of protesters in front of the Indonesian consulate in New York, USA. 1998.

  19. A photograph entitled, “Revealing proof - House Office Building, Washington DC, USA” May 1998: ETAN revealed documentary proof that U.S. soldiers were continuing to train Indonesia soldiers in Indonesia, notwithstanding a Congressional ban on such training in the U.S. which had been in effect for the past six years. ETAN National Coordinator Charles Scheiner, Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi, and ETAN Washington Representative Lynn Fredriksson gave a briefing to Congressional staffers and journalists. Following the outcry, the Pentagon suspended the Joint Combined Education and Training program for Indonesia: it was not resumed for many years.

  20. A photograph of two men protesting in the United States for Timor. 1998.

  21. A photograph of Freddy Gamage in Sri Lanka in 1998.

  22. A flyer entitled, “No more massacres in East Timor! Rally and March” to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the shooting of unarmed civilians at the Santa Cruz cemetery in Dili, East Timor in November 1991 which led to the loss of 251 lives. November 14th,1998. Organized by the National Council of Timorese Resistance (CNRT), AETA, Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor (ASIET) and University Students for East Timor (USET)

  23. A flyer for a Demonstration to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Indonesian invasion of East Timor. December 7th, 1998 at the Indonesian Consulate. Organized by the National Council of Timorese Resistance (CNRT), AETA, Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor (ASIET) and University Students for East Timor (USET)

  24. A letter written by Carlos Semedo, the President of Agir pour Timor. November 16th, 1998. | In French

  25. The autonomy debate: “Timorese political parties reject Indonesia’s special status” an article published in Timor Link. October 1998
    A program for, “Timor-Leste A Cominho Do Autogoverno E Da Autodeterminaćão” [Translation: Timor-Leste The Way of Self-Government and Self-Determination] Organized by the Organizing Committee of the Timor journeys of the University of Porto. 9 to 11 October 1998 | 2 pages, in Portuguese.

  26. Catholic Institute for International Relations’ Statement to the United Nations Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration of the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples. New York, June 1998. | 2 pages.

  27. East Timor Human Rights Centre: “East Timorese Political Prisoners Progress Report” 15 October 1998. | 17 pages.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

This document includes fifty separate documents:
It includes:

  1. A document with two photographs. The first entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description: 1999, May: Laura Abrantes speaks at a meeting in Osaka, organized by the ‘Free East Timor! Japan Coalition (FETJC).’ The second is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description: 1999, Maiu: Mika Barreto speaks at peace gathering of university students in Osaka.

  2. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description: 1999, May: Domingas Alves speaks about violence against East Timorese women, at a meeting in Osaka.

  3. A poster with the title: “7 de Dezembro Dia Internacional de Solidariedade com Timor-Leste. Que Viva o Povo de Timor-Leste” (7 December International Day of Solidarity with Timor-Leste! May the People of Timor-Leste Live) With the photograph of people for Timor. | Portuguese

  4. A poster with the title: “Happy Birthday (East) Timor” with cartoon of tanks approaching a sign that says East Timor.

  5. A poster with photos of East Timorese victims with the East Timorese flag.

  6. A poster with the drawing of a person tied to a pole with bullet wounds all over his body and his face is covered by a mask. He is also tied up by his waist and he is bleeding out. The word “Stop!” is written in the background in orange.

  7. A poster that says: ‘Freedom for East Timor.’ The is a sketch of someone who is trying to paint Free East Timor on the wall but is shot before he is able to finish. There is six other bullet holes on the wall.

  8. A poster that says: “Stop” in english and Japanese (?) with a stop of a person tied to a chair with blue pants on and no shirt that has been shot many times.

  9. A poster that says “Remember Santa Cruz” with a photo of protesters attached to it.

  10. A poster entitled, “Santa Cruz Massacre, No Justice Yet!” with a photo of a young child in blue. There is also a subtitle written in Japanese under the title.

  11. A poster entitled, “Where are they? Those killed at Santa Cruz.” with a photo of victims of the violence in East Timor. There is also a subtitle in Japanese, probably a translation of above.

  12. A poster that is entitled, “Help! Free East Timor!” with a sketch of a person tied up who is getting knives thrown at him but they alluding that the knives are actually Jesus on the cross. (Osaka East Timor Association)

  13. A poster entitled, “What Suharto is doing in East Timor? Stop the Genocide.” Friday Dec 7 - Fourth Anniversary of Indonesia’s invasion. On the poster, there is a photograph of a starving East Timorese child.

  14. A poster entitled, “Rai Timor: Concerto de Lançamento do CD” (Rai Timor CD Release Concert) created by Comissāo para os Direitos do povo Maubere (Commission for the Rights of the Maubere People). It was to be released December 28th, 1997. | Portuguese

  15. A poster entitled, “Vi Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Poto” (I saw Timor days at the University of Porto). It’s subtitle is: “Timor Leste uma responsabilidad internacional” (East Timor is an International responsibility). October 4-5 1994. | Portuguese

  16. A poster reading “Save East Timor” but the S, O, and S are larger to demonstrate to necessity of help within East Timor. The rest of the letters have photos of East Timorese people within them.

  17. A poster created by the Asia-Pacific Coalition for East Timor for the “East Timor and Beyond” the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference for East Timor that will be taking place on December 8th to 10th 2003.

  18. A poster entitled, “No Arms to Indonesia” with a cartoon of ship carrying arms towards Indonesia. The subtitle is : “Stop oppression of the people from East Timor, West Papua , Aceh and the Moluccas!”

  19. A poster created by the solidarity movement in The Netherlands. The half of the poster is black and the other is yellow.

  20. A poster for the 7th Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Porto (Timor Days of the University of Porto) with the program attached.

  21. A poster entitled, “Boycott Bali!” with the description: Bali is the headquarters of the Udayana military region which includes occupied East Timor. Indonesian rule cost the lives of well over 200, 000 East Timorese and the deaths, Lisa appearances, imprisonments, torture, rape and cultural genocide continue - all result of military, operations directed from Bali!”

  22. A poster for the Popular Theatre Troupe which presents “Viva Indonesia!” A documentary musical about colonial powers, generals, American eagles and dinky Aussies. March 16th.

  23. A poster for a french film presentation entitled, “Timor-Est : 19 ans d’occupation militaire, 19 ans de résistance” (East Timor: 19 years of military occupation, 19 years of resistance) | French

  24. A poster of Xanana that features a sketch of him.

  25. A poster entitled, “Rally for a Free East Timor” with the subtitle: They’ll never forget November 12. Will you? The poster also has a small summary of what happened on November 12th. It is organized by AKSI, CNRM, Fretilin, UDT & AETA. Donated by AETA for Solidarity through the years. (August 2009)

  26. A handmade poster entitled, “East Timor: Public Meeting on Monday, March 26th about ‘Total annihilation of the population may be the cost’” It also includes the program of the meeting. It was organized jointly by Willis East Timor Association and Brunswicl Community Aid Abroad. Donated by AETA for Solidarity through the years. (August 2009)

  27. A poster entitled, “I’m still fighting” with the translation in Japanese below it. There is a photograph of Timorese Refugees with their traditional costumes, in Darwin on the poster. It also says, “East Timor is our country. We want to be Free and Peaceful! That is all we hope.” with the translation in Japanese.

  28. A flyer created by Zed Books about East Timor. (The photo is really blurry)

  29. A postcard with the photograph of Xanana Gusmāo on it that says, “Free Xanana Gusmāo!” created by the Asia-Pacific Coalition for East Timor. On the other side of the postcard, it is addressed to H.E. President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, Prime Minister of Indonesia. It urges him to release Gusmāo. One could sign and leave their address attached to the postcard. | 2 pages

  30. A book entitled, “The War Against East Timor” written by Carmel Budiardjo and Liem Soei Liong

  31. A poster entitled, “Free Xanana Now”

  32. A poster entitled, “Manifestatie Oost Timor (East Timor manifestation)” that will take place on December 10th, 1995 infant of the Indonesian Embassy in The Netherlands. It includes how to get there by bus or train. | Dutch

  33. A poster entitled, “In Indonesië worden nog steeds mensenrechten geschonden. Alleen nu doen ze het zelf” [Loose Translation: Human rights are still being violated in Indonesia. Only now they do it themselves] | Dutch

  34. A poster for “Semaine de Solidarité (Birmanie - Indonésie - Timor)” du 7 au 13 mars 2001 à l’Espace l’Harmattan in Paris. | In French

  35. A poster for “Semaine de Solidarité avec les peuples d’Indonésie et de Timor-Est” du 27 octobre - 2 novembre 1999 à l’Espace l’Harmattan à Paris. | In French

  36. A document with a cartoon sketch entitled, “Cartoon in national newspaper, The Netherlands.” The description is: 1992: This cartoon was published in a Dutch national newspaper with the title, Tabee! (Bye Bye). A famous Dutch cartoonist named Opland illustrated the broken relations between The Netherlands and Indonesia. The conflict started when the Dutch Minister of Development Aid expressed his concern about East Timor during an official meeting with President Suharto in Jakarta. The cartoon shows a worried official meeting with President Suharto in Jakarta. The cartoon shows a worried Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Hans van den Broke and Minister Jan Pronk watching Indonesia breaking away. By their side is former Dutch-Indonesian colonial ruler Raymond Wasterling who waves his sword and says: “I would love to do something about this.” In reply, President Suharto states: “We have the right to create our own massacres.” | Dutch translation as well

  37. A cartoon of a man who represents Australia who is sitting on Indonesian Oil which is crushing the country of East Timor. The Australian is throwing human rights away. It says: Oil $ = Blood money.

  38. A publication entitled, “Timor Leste: 23 Anos de Resistência - Concerto” [Translation: East Timor: 23 years of resistance - Concert]. The concert will take place on December 12th and it was organized by Comissão para os Direitos do Povo Maubere - Porto [Commission for the Rights of the Maubere People - Portgual] | In Portuguese, 1998

  39. A publication entitled, “Debate sobre situação de Timor-Leste” [Translation: Debate on the situation in East Timor] It will take place on July 7th, 1986 in Portugal. | In Portuguese

  40. A painting done of two lizards (?) with various coloured backward S’s on a black background.

  41. A poster created by CDPM and other solidarity organizations that is entitled, “Timor 25 de Abril Liberdade para Xanana, Liberdade para Timor” [Translation: April 25th, Freedom for Xanana, Freedom for Timor] in both red and black writing. | In Portuguese

  42. A poster for a protest rally that says, “Protect the Timorese- They protected us”

  43. Another poster for the same protest rally that says, “Send in UN Peace Keepers”

  44. A flyer for “March for a free East Timor - Self-determination Now!” It also reads, “Five years since the Dili Massacre and the killings continue” The March would have taken place on November 10th, 1996 in Russell Square in Northbridge, Perth, Australia.

  45. A flyer for a demonstration in front of Indonesian Consulate in South Melbourne. At the top of the flyer, it reads, “Indonesian Independence, August 17th 1945” and below it reads, “East Timor Independence, when?” with a pair of broken handcuffs in regards to Indonesia but unbroken handcuffs in regards to East Timor. The Demonstration was organized by the Australian-East Timor Association.

  46. A flyer for a presentation entitled, “Timor-Leste: Problema Sem Solução?” [Translation: East Timor: the problem without a solution] Colóquio e projecção de slide [Colloquium and slide projection] Com. Eng. A. Barbedo de Magalhães at the Institute of Justice and peace in Lisbon. June 26th. | In Portuguese

  47. A flyer that invites anyone “to attend the launch of the Writings and Poetry of Xanana Gusmão, Imprisoned East Timorese Resistance Leader” on May 17th in North Perth. The flyer includes a photograph of Xanana

  48. A flyer for rally in support of East Timor. The flyer gives a description of the human rights violations in East Timor and it is being organized by the Friends of East Timor on November 12th, 1994.

  49. A flyer for “2 Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Porto” [Translation: 2 days of Timor at the University of Porto] from April 28th - May 1st 1990. It lists the itinerary for the two days. | In Portuguese.

  50. A flyer entitled, “Pássaro sem espaço, Rio sem jeito, Arcvore sem floresta, Mas dou sinais de mim! [Loose translation: Bird without space, River without way, Arcvore without forest, But I give signs of me!] With a drawing of a man on it. | Portuguese

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This document contains twelve separate documents.

  1. “Statement by the Free East Timor! Japan Coalition to the World Bank’s Donors Meeting for East Timor” Tokyo, December 1999 - Compensating East Timor for its lost 24 years | 4 pages

  2. “Petition to Foreign Minister of Japan on the UN Human Rights Commission, 2001” Joint Petition to Foreign Minister Yohei Kono Recommendations for the 57th Session of the UN Human Rights Commission - March 14, 2001 | 3 pages

  3. “Manifestation mercredi 8 septembre 1999 - Rassemblement à 18 heures 30 sur le Parvis du Trocadéro puis marche vers l’Ambassade d’Indonésie” | entirely in French

  4. “Journée Nationale de Solidarité avec le Timor-Orientale” Dimanche 19 Septembre 1999. | entirely in French

  5. East Timor Action Network/US - Action Alert and Legislative Update: “U.S. Congress Supports East Timor’s Self-Determination Urge President Clinton and the State Department to Support Self-Determination Tool” “Urge your Representative to end U.S. military training to Indonesia.” | 2 pages

  6. Articles on East Timor Massacre from Peacenet and Associated Networks - Volume 1: November 9-16, 1991 | document is blurry

  7. “4 Mois pour Timor-Est” Communique de Presse No.1 - 14 Mars 1994 | In French

  8. Agir Pour Timor - Rapport d’Activité : 1. Chronologie des activités 2. Publications dans la presse (1994/5) 3. Activités suscitées et collaborations (1994/95) 4. Documents Agir pour Timor 5. Activités partiellement abouties 6. Activités non encore abouties | 6 pages, entirely in French

  9. A flyer created by Agir Pour Timor: “Jamais extend Parker de Timor Est? Vous êtes pardonnable… Ce n’est qu’à 16000km d’ici, il n’y a qu’un petit peu de pétrole, ce n’est qu’un des nombreux peuples qui se battent pour leur indépendance. Il n’y a eu que 250000 tués depuis 1975, La France ne fournit que des hélicos. Les diplomates savent et se taisent, il n’y a que très peu d’images. Alors, on ne vous demande qu’une toute petite signature. | Entirely in French

  10. East Timor Action Network/US: “ActionAlert: Ban more US. Weapons to Indonesia” May 20th, 1996.

  11. A blank letter that is to be filled in by the signee. It’s addressed to the Parliament House in Canberra RE: East Timorese Asylum Seekers.

  12. Current Issues Series, No.41, July 2004: “Peace-building and Gender by Ms. Kiyoko Furusawa” It contains three sections: 1. Interpretation of Peace-building 2. UN Peace Operations and Gender: East Timor from Invasion to Popular Consultation (Direct Ballot) 3. UN Peace Operations and Gender II, From the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor to the Country’s Independence. | 3 pages.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

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This document contains twenty-one separate documents.

  1. A photograph entitled, “ETAN’s Second National Steering Committee Meeting” 17 September 1994: The steering meeting clarified the organization’s structure, mission and objectives. It included participants from across the USA, Timor-Leste, Canada, Portugal, The UK, and The Netherlands.

  2. A photograph entitled, “Training for Lobby Days - Amnesty International Office” Washington DC, USA. Beginning in 1994, ETAN brought grassroots activists from across the USA to Washington for “Lobby Days” every year. After a weekend of training and briefings (as in the photo), experienced and new citizen advocates spread out across the halls of Congress, meeting with staffers, Representatives and Senators in between 60 and 200 of the 535 Congressional offices. Many Congressional staffers came to see this as their annual opportunity to learn about Timor-Leste, and Lobby Days usually resulted in Congressional resolutions or joint letters to U.S. and Indonesian government officials. In addition, from 1992 through 1998, Congress gradually tightened restrictions on U.S. military training and weapons sales to the Indonesian military.

  3. A photograph from 1994, Korea: Demonstration by Korea Human Rights Network in front of Indonesian Embassy. They heard of Timor from Progressio Korea local partners, and from meeting JRH at the World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna in 1993.

  4. Campaign for Release of Xanana. 1994. In Japanese. | 4 pages.

  5. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1994: João Dias and Aviano Fana visit Japan to give testimony to the Santa Cruz Massacre and the 2nd Massacre.

  6. Two photographs. The first one is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1994: Liga Ximenes and Inosensia Neves, speaking tour in Nagoya. The second is entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1994: Constancio Pinto at a meeting in Tokyo, appealing for support to the East Timorese asylum seekers.

  7. A photograph entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1994: Bishop Soma, 1st President of APCET, reports his trip to East Timor in Tokyo.

  8. A photograph entitled, “Karlsruhe, Germany” 1994: José Amorim Dias and Renato Constantino Jr. at a demonstration against the EU-ASEAN meeting because the meeting is on economic ties and does not consider Human Rights and Self-determination.

  9. A photograph entitled, “Karlsruhe, Germany” 1994: Access denied at EU-ASEAN meeting.

  10. A photograph entitled, “The Netherlands - Indonesian Embassy” Moluccan Youths living in The Netherlands express their solidarity with the Timorese students that occupied the USA Embassy in Jakarta.

  11. A page with two photographs. 1994 Sri Lanka: Police blocks demonstration from approaching the Indonesian Embassy.

  12. A page with two photographs entitled, “The Philippines - Asia Pacific Conference on East Timor” 1994: The members of the panel discussion are Jean Inglis, the late Bishop Soma of Nagoya, Japan and RC Constantino. Journalists are surrounding the foreign participants of the conference as they marched to the venue. Under Indonesian pressure the Philippines government banned the conference and did not allow foreigners to attend.

  13. Two newspaper articles. Manila, The Philippines, 1994: Newspaper clippings about Sri Lankan activists Freddy Gamage Abuhamy and Henry Fernando Warnakulasurys who were denied twice to access The Philippines to attend the Asia-Pacific Conference on East Timor.

  14. A photograph entitled, “Paris, France” December 1994: Dozens of people march in support of people who live at risk due to oppression. The demonstration aimed East Timor, Papua, Amazone Region and Mapuche People. Many organizations participated, such as: Agir pour Timor, Survival, Amnesty International, Tribal Act, Lycra and others.

  15. A poem entitled, “Two Hundred Thousand Reasons” written by Purnama in Utrecht 1994.

  16. A document entitled, “International protest during the APEC - November 1994” | 3 pages.

  17. A flyer entitled, “East Timor, Its future in the Asia Pacific” for a Public education conference at the University of Technology, Harris St.Ultimo. June 21 - 24 1994.

  18. A pamphlet about East Timor entirely in Japanese. | 2 pages.

  19. A booklet entitled, “Travesty of Justice” by East Timor’s Political Prisoners. Published by Australia-East Timor Association. | 10 pages. It contains:

    • The prisoners - The proposal for talks
    • Imprisoned in Semarang - East Timor at a glance
    • Imprisoned in Kupang - Prison conditions
    • Jailed in Jakarta
    • What can you do
  20. A document entitled, “An Abiding Concern: why Gough must come clean on East Timor” | 2 pages.

  21. A document entitled, “East Timor: It’s time to talk” British Coalition for East Timor, February 1994.

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This document contains eighty-two separate documents.
It includes:

  1. “Indon. flags burn: police to act” published by the Northern Territory News

  2. A photograph with five people (three men and two women), the description on the back is blurry. From Rob Wesley-Smith Collection / AFFET Darwin

  3. A poster entitled, “Farewell Mr. Abel Guterres” It is a reception to farewell Mr. Abel Guterres, Consul General of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in Sydney. It includes all the information surrounding it.

  4. A newsletter entitled, “Australia-East Timor Association (NSW) Solidarity Diary August 2009 (No.13/2009)” & “Sunday, August 30th Leichhardt Town Hall “10 Years On” - from 1999 UN Timor Referendum

  5. A photograph of ten people (six men & four women) gathered in a group. Reception at AETA, monthly meeting, March (?) 2009

  6. A flyer for, “5 years on… East Timor’s Independence Referendum” The theme was “Reconstruction, Justice and Timor Sea” and the program entails: Documentary Film and Video Festival, Local Government & Community Initiatives Forum, Timor Sea Oil & Gas Teach-In and Community Celebration with food, drink, musicians and singers. (2004)

  7. A flyer for: “A benefit nite for Timorese women” on Friday, November 29th. It was sponsored by AETA and there was to be speakers from Timor, Aceh and West Papua. The money raised will assist Kirsty Sword’s alola foundation for Timorese women.

  8. A flyer for, “The Kirsty Sword-Gusmao Benefit Night” A tribute for Timorese Women and the late Andrew McNaughtan. It will have many speakers and performers. On April 21, 2004.

  9. A photograph two children, two young adults and an older man. The children are wearing traditional clothing. The older man is wearing a purple scarf around his neck. There is no description on the photo.

  10. A photograph of nine people sitting around a conference table during a meeting. There is no description attached to the photo.

  11. A newspaper article published in the ‘This Life’ section entitled, “Heroic champion of the persecuted” which is obituary, unclear for who as the document is blurry. 2007 | 2 pages.

  12. A letter to Mr. Stephen Langford, secretary of AETA from Senator Robert Hill, Liberal Party Defence Minister. November 15, 2005.

  13. A newspaper article entitled, “Festival gives peace a chance” which took place on April 24th 2009. | 2 pages.

  14. “Diary of events for East Timor and solidarity No. 14/06”

  15. A poem entitled, “Black Changes” It was a poem for the ban on petrol (1997-8)

  16. A review published about The Reluctant Saviour by Clinton Fernandes. It was reviewed by Peter Cronau entitled, “Correcting the myth of East Timor.” It was published in the Pacific Journalism Review 2004.

  17. A flyer that reads: ‘Canberra & Macquarie shield “Team Susi” Mass Murders from Court Justice!’ ‘So who did kill the Balibo Five Alexander?’ ‘War Criminal allowed to “Cut and Run” by Iemma and Downer.’ “Team Susi” (Kopassus) Guilty of Genocide in Balibo & East Timor. Let go by Alexander Downer’s Diplomacy! These are all slogans for Coroners Court Protest, the day Maya of Jakarta fled Sydney, Oct 2007. He was a member of Team Susi or Uma

  18. A photograph of a man standing around the dinner table with three other men present in the photo who are seated. The description reads, “Sebastien Guterres, James Dunn, Jose Ramos Horta, Jefferson Lee, July 2001, book launch.”

  19. Two photographs, one is the same as above and the other is of the man who was standing that is now sitting. The description reads, “Book Launch in July 2001”

  20. Four photographs of people at the Timor Leste Embassy Opening in December of 2003.

  21. A photograph of a group of children looking up at the camera. The description reads, “Children in Iliomar, July 2005, Photo by Jefferson Lee, AETA - Sydney”

  22. A flyer entitled, “Papua in Search of justice” with the subtitles, “Abepura in Papuan Province” and “Investigation.” Created by Amnesty International | 2 pages

  23. A flyer entitled, “Double header Wed 26 November 2008” Timor leader rock star Ego Lemos in support Gurrumul Yunupingu. Other events include: “Hau Abut ‘I Am Women’” and Blue Mountains East Timor Sisters | 2 pages.

  24. Four photographs from the Book Launch from above. The photos include various men and copies of the book. July 2001

  25. Three photographs with written descriptions but the copy is blurry which makes them illegible.

  26. An invitation to “the World Premiere of Rise up Maubere people! Fretilin today” It will be taking place on February 28th, 2007. Filmaker Lucia Salinas Briones and Fretilin Spokesperson, She da Silva will introduce the documentary

  27. Media Release written by Timor Sea Justice Campaign entitled, “Diggers rally for East Timor’s oil and gas. The Endorsing organizations include: AETA, The Greens, Aid Watch, APHEDA, Australian Solidarity With the Asia Pacific, Meredith Burgmann MLC. April 22, 2005.

  28. Sword ‘Alola Foundation.’ November 29th 2002. | 2 pages

  29. A flyer entitled, “Friends of Maliana, Leichhardt” The “Friends of Maliana” is a community group directly supported by Leichhardt Council who meet regularly to discuss fundraising initiatives & practical ways to help the town of Maliana and its community.

  30. Press Release from Australia-East Timor Association - Issued (2/2/2007) “Balibo Five revisited : Coroner’s Hearing in Sydney Commencing Monday (05/02/2007) revives issue of a long-standing political conspiracy by Canberra’s ‘Indonesia Lobby’

  31. Four photographs taken in December of 1999, Australian Navy takes aid to Timor Leste.. Top Right: Alan Luby. Top Left: Kim Gago. Bottom Left: Aid to Timor, Dec. 99. Bottom Right: H.T. Lee (left), Maureen Tolfree (Sister to Brian Peters), middle is Vikki Johns at a 2002 Dinner for Maureen. | 2 pages

  32. A program from Coro Loro Sa’e presents Our Reunion at All Saints Church and Hall in NSW on December 26th 2008. The program includes Part 1 - All Saints’ Hall, Part II - Concert (Church) & Part III- Dinner and Party. | two pages

  33. AETA Solidarity Newsletter for April 2006. It includes: “West Papuan asylum seekers,” “Atrocities in East Timor, 1975-1999” & “AFP & IMP - an unholy alliance?” | 2 pages

  34. Four photographs entitled, “Celebrities of the movement” It includes photos of Cipi & Norden, Alix, Rosa, Andy & Jose, Mike & John. 2005. The descriptions on the back are blurry.

  35. The cover of mini-docs from East Timor entitled, “Islands of Hope.” It includes Mini-documentaries by Jock Cheetham. Filmed in East Timor in 2005. The mini-documentary’s are: 1. Land of Beauty (shots of the country, with music by the Orient Five) 2. Sister Tess’s Food Drop (Sister Tess Ward and her regular food ad to the poor) 3. Arte Moris - Living Arts (An inspiring new art college talented young) 4. Domingos Goes Home to his family (Domingos travels to his village to see his family) 5. Diario Tempo - A New Paper (An independent daily newspaper in Dili challenges power) 6. National Hospital Pathology Unit (An Australian team upgrades the blood testing facilities) 7. Sr Tess’s Disabled Boys Home 8. Beautiful People (Shots of the people, with music by the Orient Five)

  36. A petition entitled Timor-Leste - we forget Honorary. The petition is if you want to acknowledge Timor’s unique wartime contribution to Australia. The second page is for people to sign the petition. | 2 pages

  37. Two pages of a pamphlet. The first entitled, “ Friends of Maliana Projects in Timor Leste” It’s broken down in four sections: 1. Ginasio community and sports centre. 2. Malian Library. 3. Classroom tables and chairs. 4. Youth Centre in Maliana. The second is entitled, “Union Aid Abroad projects in Timor Leste” It’s broken down in five sections: 1. Literacy and skills training for women. 2. Sustainable agriculture training for farmers. 3. Community Learning Centres. 4. Community radio training and programming. 5. Mechanics training | two pages

  38. A flyer for the Blue Mountains East Timor Sisters (BMETS). 2009. The information is blurry.

  39. A poster entitled, “Women of East Timor” with a women holding a box next to it.

  40. The book cover for “East Timor: Making Amends? Analysing Australia’s role in reconstructing East Timor” written by Lanseil Taudevin and Jefferson Lee (Editors) but it was published by Australia East Timor Association.

  41. A program for Humanitarian Responses to the East Timor Crisis presented by Australia-East Timor Association. It took place on July 15th, 2006. It was a one day event. | two pages.

  42. AETA Diary of Events for East Timor & Solidarity (Oct-Dec 2008)

  43. AETA presents The 5th Annual Dr. Andrew McNaughtan Memorial Lecture. December 7th. The Speakers Ms. Ceu Federer, James Thomas, John Maynard & Jean Berlie.

  44. A document to but Timor Xmas Cards, set of 12. 2008

  45. Australia-East Timor Association - Diary of Events (August - October 2005)

  46. A program for Tribute to HT Lee - Photojournalist - Independent Film Maker, activist for East Timor. Speakers include; Andrew Refshauge (former Deputy Premier), Andrew Ferguson (State Secretary, CFMEU), Katherine Thomson (Playwright), Kim Gago (East Timor Community), Neil McLean, Peter Chandran & Carmela Baranowski. 2005.
    1342: “A Special night for East Timor: Book launch & Film” with leading Canadian Photo-journalist author & doco filmmaker Elaine Brière. 12 May 2005.

  47. A poster with a photograph of John Patrick (Paddy) Kenneally & Rufino. The photo was taken by Jonnie Lewis, 2000, East Timor collection. There’s a description of who Rufino is and the lyrics the song “Never Forget you.”

  48. A 2005 protest leaflet entitled, “Your friends do not forget you” But are the East Timorese ‘mates’ no longer?” The peaceful protest is over the East Timor Oil & Gas issue. There is a photograph attached to the flyer of a group of East Timorese. April 24th, 2005.

  49. A flyer for a Timor Choir- Ligia Campos sings with Anin Murak. It will take place at the Sydney Town Hall.

  50. A flyer entitled, “See the woven art of East Timor in Action” which includes times for weaving demonstrations. The demonstrations are provided for by Tricia Johns, an Australian volunteer working in East Timor with two East Timorese women. This event is supported by Australia East Timor Association and the Friends of Maliana, Leichhardt. Sydney, 2007.

  51. A page with four photographs included of K.T. Lee adopted boy in July 2001 in Dili. Two of the photos are a man holding the boy, the other is a crowd and the last is two men in a discussion.

  52. A photograph of a book signing. There is a women signing the book sitting next to a man. The photograph is blurry as is the description. 2005.

  53. A flyer for the inaugural Denis Kevans Anzac Eve Peace Concert. It will be taking place on April 24th, 2009 at Leichhardt Town Hall.

  54. A flyer for the International Women’s day focus on East Timor - documentary & discussion. With Fernanda Borges as a guest speaker and the film screening go Here Ini Lafu. It will be taking place at the Bonnyrigg Community Centre on March 8th 2009.

  55. A page of photographs from a dinner with various speakers in Sydney 1996. The description is blurry.

  56. A photograph of J.R. Horta at the Viva Timor Leste rock concert in 1999.

  57. A page of photographs that are numbered with descriptions. 1. Embassy protest in Canberra outside Indonesian Embassy. 2. Amnesty meeting of ‘Activists’ 2003. 3. illegible 4. AETA Meeting 1998

  58. A photograph of protesters outside a government sponsored Human Rights Conference, Darling Harbour, Sydney. 2004.

  59. A newspaper article entitled, “Warrior for human rights” about H.T. Lee. 1999.

  60. A flyer for Xanana Blues Concert - Benefit Nite for East Timor on June 3rd 1999. The Funds raised will assist Timor Aid and The Mary Mckillop Institute in the provision of emergency medical aid inside East Timor

  61. A page of five photographs entitled Assorted Shots. The top photos are the East Timor “Embassy” outside the Indonesian Embassy and the other photos are of the Solidarity Choir in Sydney. 1992.

  62. A flyer entitled, “Songs of East Timor & Oceania” that is coming soon. It will include background information for 10 songs of East Timor. 2005.

  63. A page of four photographs of Abe Barrero. The description reads, Abe Barrero from Timor Leste was exiled in Canada. Here, he is at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in Mid 1990s and below, I took him to a ‘Midnight Oil’ concert at Parramatts Leagues Club. Abe had relatives in Adelaide and is one of Timor Leste’s finest musicians.

  64. A page with two photographs. The first is of protesters outside the Indonesian Consulate (05/09/1999). The second is of the East Timor ‘Embassy’ which is outside the Indonesian Embassy.

  65. A photograph of a women weaving names of the victims of the Dili Massacre.

  66. A card created by Timor Sea Justice entitled, “Don’t rob their future… give East Timor a fair go in the Timor Sea. It contains photos of East Timorese children and the sea. It has a list of Myths and Facts in regards to East Timor. The other side has two information boxes entitled, “What is the Issue?” and “What is Australia doing to resolve this issue?” | 2 pages

  67. A newspaper article published in the Inner West Courier entitled, “Binding words.” It is about the late peace poet Denis Kevans being honoured at the inaugural “Your Friends Will Never Forget You” Memorial Anzac Eve Peace Festival. April 21, 2009.

  68. “A free Timor, but the price is high” The Sydney Morning Herald. August 22, 2009.

  69. A flyer entitled, “Free East Timor, Indonesia Out”

  70. Australia-East Timor Association Resource List. It includes a list of books and maps

  71. A program for Celebrate Timor Leste where they will be celebrating the anniversary of East Timorese independence. It includes an article entitled, “East Timor on Film” where Georgie Arnott speaks to three documentary-makers about the ethics of filmmaking and the Australian government’s ‘triumphalist’ attitude toward East Timor. 21 Nov - 28 Nov | 2 pages

  72. A page with eight photographs. They include Kim Gago, Beatrice Wagner (SBS Radio), Paddy Kenneally - the photos were taken at the Timor Leste Historical Exhibition, Australian National Maritime Museum

  73. A poster for the East Timor Fundraiser ‘Ro Dalai Taru.’ The proceeds from this evening will go to the East Timor National Hospital and the Balibo House Trust Fund. The poster includes the East Timorese flag as well as pictures of children playing

  74. A flyer for Anin Murak (‘Golden Wind’) Choral music from East Timor. It will happen on November 29th.

  75. The cover of a book entitled, “A Dirty Little War” by John Martinkus with a foreword by Xanana Gusmao. An eyewitness account of East Timor’s descent into hell, 1997-2000

  76. A page of photographs from a demonstration outside the defence department in Sydney over Secret Amst-Indonesia Defence Treaty. December 17th, 1995.

  77. A page with five photographs at Ross Bird Book Launch - “East Timor Inside - Out” Volvo Gallery - July 1999. Sponsored by Amnesty International.

  78. A page of photographs. The three photos on the right are at the ‘OPORTO Conference in Sydney. Centre left and below are of the Timor choir in Sydney with CEU BRUTES and Stephen Tabener, NSW Writers Centre. Bottom left is of a photo exhibition by Dr. Andrew MsNaghan at 1996 Oporto.

  79. “Expulsion from Malaysia” Russell Anderson’s letter to Parliament in November 1996. Documenting Canberra Duplicty and support for Mahathir. Both Australia and Malaysian Governments exposed as complicit in the Indonesian Genocide in East Timor.

  80. A flyer for the ‘Pre Xmas Timor Benefit Bash’ that will be taking place on December 12th, 1999 in Sydney. On the flyer, there is a photograph of the Another Roadside Attraction choir who will be performing at the benefit. All the proceeds will go to CNRT National Emergency Commission & Timor Aid. The pub is owned by Tim Ashton, husband of Jakkai Ashton from Timor Aid.

  81. A page of photographs of a protest in Sydney, the day after Kofi Annan announced election. The protest was taking place at the Indonesian Consulate (05/09/1999)

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Pictures Japan - Monju Mikio

This item contains 38 separates photographs with descriptions.

  1. A photograph of Mr. Ramos Horta in “Solidarity Meeting for Independent East Timor; We Denounce Conspiracy between Indonesia & Japan” (Feb. 1985). He is standing in front of a class in Japan. | includes a translation in Esperanto

  2. A photograph of Bishop Lopes, Ms. Mimi Fereira & Mr. Satsuki Eda in a rally in Oct. 1986 in Osaka. Mr. Eda: Founder of the Diet Members’ Forum on East Timor. | includes a translation in Esperanto

  3. A photograph of Bishop Martinho da Costa Lope (Osaka, Oct. 1986) speaks about E.T. and creates a great sensation among the citizens. Many solidarity groups were formed. | includes a translation in Esperanto.

  4. A photograph of Mr. Roque Rodrigues in a meeting titled, “Let’s talk about East Timor with Mr. R.Rodrigues” in Osaka, Oct. 1987. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  5. A photograph of Mr. Abilio Araujo together with Drs. Ana Gomes, them Portuguese Ambassador in Japan, in a conference in Tokyo, 1989. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  6. A photograph of Mr. Roque Rodrigues who is speaking in the Exhibition of Photos of Elaine Brier during a rally in Hakata, Japan. Aug. 1989. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  7. A photograph of Mr. Agio Pereira & Mr. James Dunn in a meeting in Tokyo and Osaka, 1990. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  8. A photograph of Mr. Donasiano Gomes in the demonstration to protest the Santa Cruz Massacre in Tokyo. Nov. 1991. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  9. A photograph of Mr. Shohachi Iwamura, Japanese soldier dispatched E.T. during WWII reports his participation in the gathering of the Australian Ex- Soldiers. Aug. 1993. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  10. A photograph of Mr. Mari Alkatiri with Fr. Jaime Coelho S.J. talks about E.T. before demonstrate towards Indonesian Consulate. Nov. 1993. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  11. A photograph of a Demonstration towards the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan Nov. 1993. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  12. A photograph of Mr. Mari Alkatiri speaking town and interview in Tokyo, Japan. Nov. 1993 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  13. A photograph of a Demonstration towards the Indonesian Consulate in Kobe, Japan Dec. 1993 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  14. A photograph of a Demonstration in front of the Indonesian Consulate in Kobe, Japan. Dec. 1993 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  15. A photograph of Bishop Soma, 1st President of APCET reports his trip to East Timor in Tokyo, Japan. 1994, | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  16. A photograph of Mr. Constancio Pinto appealing for support to the East Timorese asylum seekers in a meeting held in Tokyo. 1994. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  17. A photograph of Ms. Ligia Ximenes & Ms. Inosensia Neves speaking tour in Nagoya, Japan. 1994. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  18. A photograph of Mr. Aviano Faria & Mr. João (Osaka, 1994) visit Japan to give their testimony of the Santa Cruz Massacre and it’s 2nd massacre. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  19. A photograph of Mr. A. McNaughtan, Ms. Veronica Mais, Mr. Antonio Mais, Mr. Isilio da Silva in a conference on war compensation in Aug., 1995, Osaka, Japan. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  20. A photograph of Mr. Domingos Sarmento, Ms. Maria Albertine & Mr. Ramos Horta the conference held before the demonstration at the time of APEC. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  21. A photograph of Mr. Jose Gusmão & Ms. Albertina in Demo, APEC. Osaka, Japan. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  22. A photograph of a Demonstration at the time of APEC Meeting. Osaka, Japan. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  23. A photograph of Mr. Jose Gusmão in a lecture in Kandsai Foreign Language Univ. in Osaka, Japan. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  24. A photograph of Ms. Ceu Federer at a peace rally in Hiroshima, Japan on the 6th of August, on the anniversary of the Atomic Bombing in Hiroshima, 1996. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  25. A photograph of Mr. Jacinto dos Santos talks on the torture by Indonesian military in Osaka, Japan (1996) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  26. A photograph of the Conference to Commemorate Nobel Peace Prize in Tokyo, Japan. Lecture & Interview by Ms. Yuki Kudo (January 1997) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  27. A photograph of an Interview of Mr. Ramos Horta by “TV-News 23” (Tokyo, Jan., 1997) together with Mr. Kijima, famous for his support of E.T.. It was broadcasted all over Japan. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  28. A photograph of Mr. Ramos Horta who delivers a speech in front of a full audience after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (January 1997) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  29. A photograph of the APCET 3rd Conference in Bangkok (March 1998) Ms. Okazaki (Chairperson of the Diet Members’ Forum on East Timor) & Ms. Jean Inglis. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  30. A photograph of the East Timorese Participants of APCET 3rd Conference in Bangkok (March, 1998) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  31. A photograph of Mr. Abe Barreto sings after giving talk on the East Timor issue in Nagoya-Japan. 1998. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  32. A photograph of Mr. Helmi Fauzi, Indonesian activist on East Timor - Lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and East Timor Issue in Osaka-Japan. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  33. A photograph of Mr. Fernando de Araujo who has been set free from the Cipinam Prison: Lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and East Timor Issue in Nagoya-Japan. 1998 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  34. A photograph of Mr. João Carrascalão at the Symposium in Osaka Foreign Language University, Japan. December 1998. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  35. A photograph of Mr. Jose Manuel F. & Mr. Armindo Mais at the Symposium in Osaka Foreign Language University. Dec. 1998 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  36. A photograph of Ms. Laura Abrantes in a meeting organized by Free East Timor! Japan Coalition. May 1999. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  37. A photograph of Ms. Mika Barreto in a peace gathering of university students in Osaka, Japan. May 1999. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  38. A photograph of Ms. Domingas Alves speaks out about violence toward East Timorese Women in a meeting in Osaka, Japan. May 1999. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

This document contains nine separate pages.

  1. “The Missing Peace - East Timor” Photographic Exhibition 1974-1990. October 30 to November 10, 1991. Photos that were taken by Elaine Briere, Mel Sylvester and Jenny Groves.

  2. “La paix est possible au Timor-Oriental” No.37 - Mai 1991. | in french

  3. A flyer from January 26, 1991: “Let them speak” fundraising event organized by ACFOA / ETO. East Timor Benefit Concert & Auction.

  4. A photograph from a demonstration in Kobe, 1991. Banner says, ‘Freedom and Independence for East Timor’

  5. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1991, Nov: Mr. Donasiano Gomes at the demonstration near the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo to protest the Santa Cruz Massacre. The second is entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1991, Nov: Demonstration towards the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo to protest the Santa Cruz Massacre.

  6. A photograph from November 1991 - Indonesian Embassy - The Hague, The Netherlands.

  7. A photograph from November 1991 - Indonesian Embassy - The Hague, The Netherlands.

  8. A photograph of the Indonesian Consulate - Australia.

  9. A flyer from Australia in 1991. Solidarity Campaign ACFOA - ETO post card (photocopy of front and back), Original card is blue.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

This document contains thirty-seven separate documents.

  1. A photograph entitled, “Picketline tegen bezoek Indonesische generaal” [Translation: Picketline against visit Indonesian general] | In Dutch

  2. A newspaper article from Den Haag, The Netherlands - Government Building. January 1995: Endie amidst Maluku activists awaiting General Feisal Tanjung, who visits The Netherlands to discuss military ties. The general remained invisible.

  3. A photograph of Balloon action, International Court of Justice, The Netherlands - Timor Gap - 1995.

  4. A photograph of Timor Gap Balloon Action - International Court of Justice, The Netherlands. 30 January 1995: Start of the public hearing in the case of Australian oil explorations in the Timor Gap. Activists use gas balloons to fly a banner and hundreds of leaflets at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. Since the Indonesian deal with Australia in 1990, the oil in the Timor Gap attracted nine of the world’s largest oil companies. The total investments at this stage amount up to over 250 million dollar. Oil multinationals, Australia and Indonesia exploit this oil over the backs of the Timorese People. With our balloon action we relate to a balloon action in Jakarta on 21 September 1994, when four activists have been arrested and tortured with electric shocks. With hundreds of gas balloons we state that we: 1) Support Human Rights activists in Indonesia and East Timor 2) Protest against the theft of the natural treasures of occupied East Timor. | 2 pages.

  5. A postcard that reads, Please release Jose Antonio Belo and fifteen other students detained after a peaceful demonstration in Dili, East Timor on 9 January 1995. Created by AETA in Australia, 1995.

  6. A photograph of Mid 90’s Australia - Fatinha Pires at a demonstration in Darwin.

  7. A photograph entitled, “Hannover, Germany” 1995: Demonstration during a visit of Suharto to Hannover. A mass demonstration was held and solidarity activists came from many European countries: France, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Uk, and others, to protest together in Germany against the brutal Suharto regime. Not only Europeans participated, also Indonesians, Moluccans, Timorese, Papuans and Achehnese living in Europe joined the demonstration. Organized by Watch! Indonesia.

  8. Two photographs taken in Hannover, Germany at a Demonstration against Suharto Regime during visit of Suharto + Alatas to Germany. 1995.

  9. Two photographs taken at a demonstration against Suharto Regime during visit of Suharto + Alatas to Germany. 1995.

  10. A photograph of a sign from a protest, “Stop Genocide in West Papua” in Hannover, 1995.

  11. A photograph of Ali Alatas losing his diplomacy in Dresden, Germany. 5 April 1995: President Suharto, Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas and other VIPs visited the city Dresden in Germany for several events. They also planned to see an opera performance, but the opera refused. During their visit, there were demonstrations everywhere they came. Finally, when they traveled to a formal dinner with the State President, their VIP bus was surrounded by protesters: Alatas lost his diplomatic reserve. This picture has been used many years, on a variety of posters and leaflets made by many groups, in many countries. Some examples of poster tests used with this picture are: “Is this man Indonesia’s next president?” & “Ali Alatas: Human Rights, up my ass!” | 2 pages.

  12. A poster for a Grand Solidarity Manifestation for Maluku, Timor and Papua in The Netherlands, 1995.

  13. A photograph of Joao Dias and his interpreter Endie van Binsbergen speak at the Pasar Maling in Utrecht. The Passer Maling was a manifestation in Utrecht, Netherlands. It brought together over 60 Maluku, Papua and Indonesia activist groups. They had always been scattered but the Pasar Maling made the big change. A full-day program in the pouring rain from political speeches to food sellers to cultural dance groups and a rock band playing traditional songs from Maluku new style. Special speaker at the Passer Maling was Joao Dias, eye witness of the killings at Dili hospital after the Santa Cruz massacre.

  14. A photograph of a Papua dance group Sampari participated at the Pasar Maling in Utrecht.

  15. Two photographs of Maluku youths play the music for Timorese songs of freedom at the Pasar Maling in Utrecht.

  16. A photograph of the Pasar Maling in Utrecht drew lots of media attention. 1995.

  17. A newspaper article entitled, “System Indonesia leads to its own downfall” Article about the warm atmosphere of solidarity despite the rain during the manifestation. Quoting Viktor Kaisiepo (Papua), Jose Amorim Dias (East Timor) and Nico Souissa (Maluku). June 19th, 1995. | Dutch

  18. Two photographs at The Pasar Maling - Media Attention. 1995.

  19. A photograph of Yayak. Indonesian exile in Germany presents one of his many political banners. 1995.

  20. Two photographs. The first is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” August 1995: Andrew McNaughtan, Veronica Maia, Antonio Mais and Isilio da Silva at a conference on war compensation.The second is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” November 1995: Ramos-Horta, Maria Albertina and Domingos Sarmento at the conference that was held before the demonstration at the time of the APEC.

  21. A photograph entitled, “The Fourth UN World Conference on Women, Beijing, September 1995.” East Timorese women at an action in Beijing.

  22. A photograph entitled, “The Fourth UN World Conference on Women, Beijing, September 1995” Ines Almeida, Ceu Brites, Milena Pires, Neca, Kiyoko Furusawa and Portuguese NGO delegates in solidarity.

  23. A photograph taken in Bonn, Germany. 1995: Joao Antonio Dias, Aviano Faria and Domingos Samento Alves in front of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation, where they discussed the situation in East Timor.

  24. A photograph taken in Cologne, Germany. 1995: Domingos Samento Alves, Aviano Faria and Joao Antonio Dias at the office of a main national newspaper in Germany, together with activist Monika Schlinder (Watch! Indonesia)

  25. A photograph in New York, USA: protest welcome for Suharto in front of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. 25 October 1995.

  26. A letter from Bono from the band U2 to the good people of East Timor.

  27. A photograph taken in Darwin, Australia. 1995: Re-enactment of Roger East’s death (AFFET / ETSE)

  28. A photograph of a Silent torch wake in front of the Parliament building in The Netherlands. 7 December 1995: A silent wake with burning torches at the Dutch Parliament in The Hague expresses the tragedy of the 20th birthday of the Indonesian invasion. Timorese, Moluccan, Papuan, Indonesian and Dutch activists stand in silence and demand a statement from the Dutch government. Organized by the Human Right organization “Komitee Indonesia.” An Indonesian activist carries a board that states: “Human Rights are still violated in Indonesia — But now they do it themselves.”

  29. A photograph entitled, “Solidarity in The Netherlands for the 55 East Timorese students who occupied the Dutch Embassy in Jakarta” December 1995: Activists in The Netherlands occupy the D’66 Party Office, the Parliament, the Department of Foreign Affairs and protest in front of the Indonesian Embassy. The activists include Papuans, Moluccans, East Timorese and Dutch and use handcuffs to lock themselves to objects so that the police cannot evict them. They sent the keys of the handcuffs to journalists so that the police had to contact the journalists and cooperate with the media.

  30. A newspaper article entitled, “Van Mierlo responsible for chaos” Occupied regional party office of D’66 in The Hague. The protest was against the arrest of several East Timorese in Jakarta. | Dutch.

  31. A newspaper article entitled, “Action East Timorese at Parliament” Members of action committee ‘Renetil’ chained themselves to a pillar. 13 December 1995 on the Front Page.

  32. A newspaper article entitled, “Rental action at parliament in The Netherlands” Solidarity with the 55 East Timorese who occupied the Dutch Embassy in Jakarta. 13 December 1995. | Dutch.

  33. A photograph of protesters in The Netherlands. 1995.

  34. A newspaper article entitled, “Hoe Zit Dat Nou Met Die Oost timorezen?” [Translation: What about these East Timorese] December 1995. | Dutch.

  35. A pamphlet. “Campaign on tourism in Indonesia” The green leaflet was secretly mixed with general travel info at tour operatos’ stands. It describes dozens of reasons for not enjoying your vacation in a land under Suharto’s regime. 1995, The Netherlands. “Travel Safe -Keep your eyes closed.” | 4 pages, in Dutch.

  36. A photograph of Renetil Representative in Germany. 1995.

  37. A page of photographs of a press conference for Jose Ramos-Horta at public sector union offices, Haymarket, Sydney, after announcement of Nobel Peace Prize with Bishop Belo (late 1995)

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

This document includes twenty-six separate documents.

  1. Campaign material by FOET (Friends of East Timor after the Nobel Peace Prize had been presented to Bishops Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta. Cannington, Australia. 1996. The flyer reads, “East Timor Calls for freedom after the Dili Massacre killings continue to this day” It has a photo of a man who was one of 471 men, women and children gunned down and beaten to death during a peaceful protest at the Santa Cruz cemetery and on the days that followed the 12 November 1991.

  2. A photograph at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC. ETAN grassroots lobbyists together with Senator Russell Feingold, who stands at the right (red tie), during Lobby Days. In November 1992, Senator Russell Feingold took over from the powerful Republican Senator Robert Kasten who strongly defended USA military support for ABRI. Senator Feingold felt that part of his victory was because of Timor-Leste, and he became a strong and consistent supporter of Timor-Leste in Washington.

  3. A photograph of Bishop Nobuo Soma, Chairperson of APCET, was deported by the Malaysian government because of his attendance in the APCET II, Nov. 14, 1996. Photo at the time of his. arrival in Kanaai International Airport in Osaka, Japan.

  4. A photograph of students reflection on East Timor at University Paris 7, France. Reflection on the situation in East Timor, by French and Timorese students at the Science Faculty. 1996.

  5. Two photographs from Sri Lanka in 1996. Both photos include protesters to free East Timor.

  6. Three photographs from Sri Lanka of the protesters who are out in the rain but continue their protest. 1996.

  7. A photograph of Sri Lankan activist Freddy Gamage Abuhamy joining a discussion in Sydney. 1996.

  8. A photograph of Freddy Gamage Abuhamy in Sydney. 1996.

  9. Two photographs from a short story book launch in Sri Lanka with Freddy Gamage and José Ramos Horta. The second photo is of the two men hugging.

  10. A flyer entitled, “Manifestatie Oost Timor” on December 10th, in front of the Indonesian Embassy. 1996. | The flyer is in Dutch.

  11. A page with four photographs. Nobel Peace Prize Manifestation, Indonesian Embassy, The Netherlands. Manifestation in front of the Indonesian Embassy to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize for Bishop Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta. Speakers: Yvette Lawson (Komitee Indonesia and Jose Amorim Dias | 2 pages

  12. A photograph of Jacinto dos Santos who is giving a talk on torture by Indonesian military in Osaka, Japan. 1996.

  13. Two photographs. The first is of Ceu Federer at a peace rally in Hiroshima, at the anniversary of the Atomic Bombing. Hiroshima, Japan 1996. The second us of Odidlia Victor speaks in Osaka about her clandestine activities.

  14. A photograph of Doctor Andres McNaughtan during detention in Malaysia, following closure of International Solidarity Conference with People of East Timor.

  15. “Conference on East Timor Attacked” by Max Lane, Green Left Weekly. November 1996. | 2 pages.

  16. “Press release on Conference on East Timor in Kuala Lumpur” authorized by Dr. Sanusi Osman, official conference spokesperson, 9 November 1996. | 2 pages.

  17. A newspaper article entitled, “You broke the rules, PM tells detainees” which is about the APCET - Conference and expulsions from Malaysia. November 1996.

  18. “Exiled Timorese Leader to Speak on ‘Oil, Invasion and Genocide’” May 7th, 1996.

  19. Newspaper article published in The Netherlands entitled, “No Arms to Indonesia!” | in Dutch.

  20. A fold up document entitled, “Pelosi direitos do Povo de Timor” [Translation: For the rights of the people of East Timor] It gives the history of East Timor and with their conflicts with Indonesia. | 5 pages and entirely in Portuguese.

  21. A flyer for a March for a Free East Timor created by the Friends of East Timor on November 10th, 1996.

  22. A flyer published in Australia in regards to their election and to vote for candidates such as the Greens, Australian Democrats, and those Independents and Individuals from other political parties who support genuine self determination for East Timor - a United Nations supervised referendum. 1996.

  23. “Violence against women in East Timor under the Indonesian Occupation and Suggested Measures to be Taken” Petition to the United Nations Special Committee of 24 by the Free East Timor Japan Coalition. July 23, 1996. Petition prepared by Kiyoko Furusawa and Jean Inglis and presented by Susan Einbinder. | 8 pages.

  24. “Tuba-rai metin - Firmly Gripping the Earth” at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. A multi-media installation which memorializes those who have died in the recent history of East Timor. Tuba-rai metin combines Timorese performance with weaving, architecture and contemporary sculpture. 7 - 24 November 1996. | 2 pages.

  25. British Coalition for East Timor: “BCET supporters gather in Coventry” April 1996.

  26. “East Timor: Its future in the Asia Pacific public education Conference” June 21-24, 1996. Sydney, Australia.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit