A photograph with the description: “Mid 1975. FRETILIN students and Portuguese sympathizers express their concern about the APODETI influence on UDT. This picture was taken several months before the Indonesian invasion.” with a translation in Esperanto. The photographer was Francisco Freire.
Another photograph with the same description as above, but the photo is more zoomed in than the previous one.
A photograph entitled “Oecusse March 1975” by Helen Hill. It is a photo of the protest with a sign that reads: “Integration-never never and never the People is with Fretilin”
A photograph entitled: “Refugees from East Timor crowd the deck of the cargo vessel Macdili docked in Darwin on 15 August 1975. Courtesy National Archives of Australia”
Press statement entitled: “Revolutionary Front of Independent East Timor” published on September 16th, 1975 | 4 pages (Some pages are blurry)
A booklet published by the Campaign for Independent East Timor entitled: ‘Independence or Death!’ East Timor’s border war eye-witness reports by Roger East. | 12 pages
A document entitled: “Don’t forget Timor” with the headline, “We appeal to the Australian people. Please do something to stop this invasion.” (1975) | 2 pages.
“Messages received by Bill Roberts via Telecom Darwin” September 1975 | 2 pages.
A document entitled: “The Timor Tragedy”, the documents are a little blurry but still legible | 2 pages
“Ballad for East Timor” by Phil Boyce, which is a song written about East Timor.
A newspaper article entitled: “Indonesia Attacks” published in The Age, November 1975
A photograph entitled “Australia” with the description, “1976 Stanislau da Silva and an Australian supporter operating the clandestine radio link between Australia and Fretilin forces in East Timor” Courtesy of the da Silva family.
Two photographs. The first entitled “Moluccan hunger strike (Amsterdam, Netherlands)” with the description, “12 August 1976 Moluccans in The Netherlands on hunger strike in front of the church Westerkerk in Amsterdam to draw attention to the situation in East Timor. The activists are organized under the name Vrje Zuid-Molukse Jongeren (Free South Moluccan Youths) in Lunteren-Ede, The Netherlands. Photographer: Croes. The second is entitled “Moluccan hunger strike (Amsterdam, Netherlands)” with the description, “the activists had posted pictures of Mari Alkadiri, Nicolau Lobarto and Rosa Muki Bonaparte.
Newspaper article entitled “Four men facing firearms export charges” published in The News. September 17, 1976.
A page of six photographs taken in Australia in 1976. Two are graffiti on walls that say ‘Viva FRETILIN’ & ‘Independence for East Timor’. The other four are of various people photographed. The photos are a little blurry.
Another page of six photographs taken in Australia in 1976. The photos are all taken on the streets in some kind of protest or stand off.
Document entitled, “The Timor Story” by Helen Hill with the header, ‘Demand a public inquiry into the deaths of the six Australian Newsmen!’ 1976 | 2 pages.
A photograph taken in 1977 Darwin, Australia: Laurentino Pices & Rob Wesley-Smith, Radio Maubere. The photo is taken by Brian Manning.
A document entitled, “Offensive Fails” East Timor News, No. 3, March 24, 1977.
A document entitled, “Inside Occupied Dili” East Timor News, No. 3, March 24, 1977. | 2 pages.
A document written by William J. Armstrong, National Coordinator of the action for world development. The report gives a detailed account of the attempts made to reunite East Timorese families separated by a civil war in, and an Indonesian Government invasion of East Timor in 1975. (1977) | 2 pages.
A document entitled, “East timor: Refugees and Family Reunion.” The contents are The Current situation in East Timor, The origins of East Timorese refugees, Family Reunification (the context, first attempts at reunification, Australian/Indonesian negotiations on reunions, May 1977 - May 1978: no progress, recent developments), Sources and Footnotes. | 16 pages.
Report on talks with Timorese refugees in Portugal - The East Timorese Situation | 17 pages
Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums and press releases that were written or published in 1977.
This item includes :
Speech by Murray Kempton, CBS Radio Network with Spectrum (17.12.1977)
Speech by Phyllis Schlafly, CBS Radio Network with Spectrum (17.12.1977)
Memorandum to Ed Luidens & Hank Lacy, East Asia, Fred Wilson, Southern Asia and William Wipfler, Human Rights from Frank Cooley, Indonesia Liaison (25.04.1977) Subj.: Reflections on the East Timor Tragedy | 5 pp.
Speech by Murray Kempton, CBS Radio Network with Spectrum (17.12.1977)
“Indonesia fears U.D. aid cut-off on Human Rights” Pacific News Service (14.04.1977) | 4 pp.
Letter to Exmo. Reverendo Padre Francisco M. Fernandes, Presidente da Comissāo dos Refugiados de Timor (President of the Commission of refugees in Timor) from Joseph G. Sullivan, Segundo Secretário de Embaixada (25.03.1977) [Portuguese]
Letter to Exmo Senhor Francisco Mario Fernandes, Presidente da Comissāo dos Refugiados de Timor from D.A. Roycroft (1977)
Letter to the Honorable Fraser, the Chairman of Sub-Committee of the Human Rights from Francisco Lornandes (07.26.1977)
Letter to the Hon. Donald M. Fraser, U.S Senate, from Douglas J. Bennet, Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations (21.12.1977)
Letter to the Hon. Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser, Subcommittee on International Organizations, (29.11.1977) | 3 pp.
Congressional Record - July 20th, 1977
Information package from the East Timor Information and Research Project that contains documentation concerning Indonesian use of U.S., British, French, Australian and Canadian Military equipment in the invasion of East Timor (1977) | 8 pp.
Letter to Arnold Kohen from Martin Hatch, one of Ben Anderson’s students (20.11.1977)
Letter to Arnold Kohen from Don Luce, Clergy and Laity Concerned (09.03.1977)
Letter to Ms. Sue Nichterlein, Republica Democratica de Timor Leste, from Donald M. Fraser, Subcommittee on International Organizations (22.02.1977)
Rajaratnam: Singapore recognizes the status quo of Timor (01.08.1977)
Daily Report Annex: Asia & Pacific (18.08.1977) | 2 pp.
Letter to Dr. Richard W. Franke from David Hicks, StonyBrook (14.06.1977)
Nation Manuscript that Arnold Kohen wrote, published in November 1977 | 16 pp.
Document submitted to the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Committee on International Relations written by Stephen R. Heder & Arnold Kohen (19.07.1977) Subj.: American Policy and the Issue of East Timor | 5 pp.
Letter to Arnold Kohen from John P. Salzberg, Staff Consultant of the Subcommittee on International Organizations (05.08.1977)
Document submitted to the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Committee on International Relations, written by Stephen Heder from Arnold Kohen (28.06.1977) Subj.: East Timor and the Issue of Self-Determination | 11 pp.
Letter to the Committee for Justice from Richard W. Franke (15.12.1977)
“Jakarta Domestic Service in Indonesian” (22.08.1977)
Notes on Timor hearings in Subcommittee on Inter-National Organizations by Jacqui Chagnon (19.07.1977) | 2 pp.
“West Timorese flees to Fretilin-held areas” (28.09.1977) ETAN | 2 pp.
ETAN Press Release: News and Communiques on Radio Maubere September 23 and 25 1977 | 2 pp.
República Democrática de Timor Leste: News Release that includes three newspaper articles (18.10.1976) | 2 pp. : ● 40 000 Indonesian armies in East Timor (08.10.1976) Financial Review ● Indons lunch Timor attack ● Fretilin still strong: Suharto (26.08.1976) Sydney Morning Herald
Letter to Support groups and fraternal organizations from New York Information Office,
45, 35 Claremont Avenue, New York, New York 10027 (Sue Nichterlein) (27.02.1977) |
Letter to the Members of Congress from Jacqui Chagnon and Mike Connor (03/1977) Subj.: Ongoing war in East Timor and the use of U.S. Weapons by Indonesia
Letter to Mr. Blair Clark, The Nation from John Newmann (02.12.1977)
Letter to Carmel (no last name mentioned) from Lou Wulff (28.03.1977)
Letter to the Members of the Committee on International Relations from Donald M. Fraser, Subcommittee on International Organizations (29.06.1977) Subj.: Summary of hearing on human rights in East Timor held on June 28, 1977, | 2 pp.
Letter to Members of the Committee on International Relations from Donald M. Fraser, Subcommittee on International Organizations (21.07.1977) Subj.: Summary of hearing on Human Rights in East Timor, held on July 19, 1977, | 2 pp.
Radio News Bulletin: Timor Hearings (23.03.1977)
“East Timor Terrorists surrender to Government” (14.06.1977)
“Fretilin leader reports victories to Cuban news service” (15.06.1977)
Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums and press releases that were written or published in 1978.
This item includes:
Letter to the Editor of the Columbia Journalism Review from Arnold Kohen (20.12.1978) | 3 pp.
Letter from Noam Chomsky (11.10.1978)
“Stop Indonesia’s starvation strategy in East Timor International Red Cross Relief mission urgently needed” a form that brings what was happening in Timor to light (1978) | 2 pp.
Letter to Vice-President Walter Mondale from Jacqui Chagnon, CALC Human Rights Program, (27.04.1978) | 2 pp.
“East Timor & Self-Determination” written by CALC to V.P. Mondale (27.04.1978) | 2 pp.
“Indonesia’s Political Prisoners” written by CALC to V.P. Mondale (27.04.1978)
Letter to Mr. Arnold Kohen from Jennifer Wilson, Letters Editor of The Sunday Times (30.08.1978)
Letter to the Hon. Donald M. Fraser from Douglas Bennet Jr, Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations, (07.01.1978) | 2 pp.
Letter to the Hon. Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser (08.12.1977)
Letter to Mr. Peter Stephens from Madeleine Edmondson, Newsweek (05.12.1978)
Letter to Tapol-U.S. Campaign for the Release of Indonesian Political Prisoners from Hodding Carter III, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Department Spokesmen, (03.07.1978) | 2 pp.
Letter to the Editor of The Sunday Times from Arnold Kohen (21.08.1978)
Letter to Arnold Kohen from George Palmer, Assistant to the Executive Editor of The New York Times, (08.06.1978)
Letter to the Hon. Donald M. Fraser from Douglas J. Bennet (23.09.1978) | 3 pp.
Letter to the Hon. Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser, Chairman (04.08.1978) | 2 pp.
Letter to the Hon. Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser & Helen Meyner (22.06.1978) | 2 pp.
Letter to the Hon. Donald Fraser from Douglas J. Bennet (15.08.1978) | 2 pp.
Letter to the Editor of The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (30.04.1978) | 2 pp.
“U.S. Pilots are bombing Asians again” flyer (07/1978)
Letter to Ambassador Andrew Young from Jose Ramos Horta, Representative of Fretilin for the United Nations and International Organizations (12.07.1978) | 2 pp.
Press Release: Statement by Mr. Jose Ramos-Horta, Permanent Representative of the Frente Revolucionaria de Timor Leste Independente Fretilin for the United Nations and International Organizations (12.07.1978) | 2 pp.
Mailgram to Patricia Derian, Assistant Secretary for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, from Arnold Kohen (18.10.1978)
Mailgram from Roberta Quance (25.09.1978)
Letter to Carmel from John Newman (24.05.1978) | 3 pp
A Report prepared for the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate by the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division Congressional Research Service Library of Congress (11/1970) | 2 pp. with the speech attached | 15 pp.
Letter to Mr. Robert Grose from Susan Hafe, Chief Correspondence Management Division (06.09.1978) | 2 pp.
Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy - International Human Rights and the Administration’s Security Assistance Program for Fiscal Year 1979 - a Critique (03/1978) | 33 pp.
Human Rights in East Timor - Testimony by Shepard Forman (28.06.1977) | 5 pp.
Letter to Rev. William Wipfler, National Council of Churches Human Rights Office, from Arnold Kohen (27.12.1978) | 2 pp.
“Emergency Committee for Human Rights in Indonesia and Self-Determination in East Timor (1978) | 2 pp.
A pamphlet entitled, “The 5th Annual Christmas Hills Festival” which was a benefit for the victims of war and starvation in East Timor. It includes the ‘East Timor Relief Appeal’, a description of the Festival, how to help East Timor support the festival. December 15 & 16 1979 | 3 pages
Press Release: “East Timor Relief Appeal” sponsored by Australian Catholic Relief, Australian Council of Churches Austcare, Community Aid Abroad, Freedom from Hunger Campaign, Save the Children Fund, St. Vincent De Paul Society. December 19th, 1979
A flyer entitled, “While remembering World War II, let’s not forget East Timor” (1979)
Information sheet entitled, “East Timor Relief Appeal” November 1979.
Australian Council for Overseas Aid - East Timor Sub-Committee. Report - 1979 council (Council Paper no.13) | 2 pages.
Document prepared by John Waddingham, Pat Walsh & Bill Armstrong entitled, “International Committee in East Timor” October 4th, 1979 | 8 pages. (some pages are blurry)
Document written by Jose G. entitled, “Family Reunions and Refugees” which details the situation in East Timor, Family Reunion programs, the present situation, conclusions. October 4th 1979 | 5 pages.
Newspaper articles from the Canberra Times entitled, “‘No end’ to Fretilin fight” (22/05/1979) and from The Guardian entitled, “Many starving in E. Timor” (25.05.1979)
Newspaper article from the East Timor News entitled, “American Military advisers in East Timor: Indonesian Source”, “Fretilin Ambush Convoy” and “World Vision & Timor.” May 3rd, 1979.
Newspaper article from the East Timor News entitled “‘Nicolau Lobato expressed the most profound aspirations of the Maubere people’ : Samora Machel” January 18,1979.