Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) was founded in 1989 and Canada was hosting the annual meeting in Vancouver in 1997. The President of Indonesia was attending and students were protesting his arrival.
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APEC position paper for ETAN
Anti - APEC action network minutes
Stop APEC globalization people! (flyer)
House of Commons debates
Arrest Suharto campaign
Alatas confident Canada can ban
Citizen's arrest of Suharto
Groups will demonstrate at APEC trade ministers meeting (ENG/FRA)
In Canada, solidarity activists rallied to try to make a “citizen’s arrest” of Indonesian president Suharto at the 1997 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, picking up on the example of Timorese activists who had put their country’s struggle at the centre of the 1994 APEC summit in Jakarta.
Official title: Timor Leste Contents: Pamphlet by the APPTL encouraging the necessity of a referendum so the people of East Timor could democratically decide their future. It contains motivational quotations from Xanana Gusmao and Mons. Belo.
Commission for the Rights of the Maubere People (CDPM)