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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

Documents on East Timor from PeaceNet and connected computer networks 27, Feb. 16 - April 7, 1994

XANANA GUSMÃO STILL RESISTS IN PRISON ............................................................................................ 6
LAWYERS CAN’T VISIT XANANA, SAYS LAW MINISTER...................................................................................6
PAINTING BY XANANA GUSMÃO SENT TO SOARES........................................................................................6
XANANA VISITED BY LBH LAWYERS...............................................................................................................6
TIMOR REBEL XANANA REQUESTS RETRIAL ..................................................................................................6
EVENTS INSIDE EAST TIMOR..................................................................................................................... 6
IN EAST TIMOR, TRUTH REMAINS BURIED ....................................................................................................6
INDONESIA ALLOWS FOREIGN JOURNALISTS INTO EAST TIMOR .................................................................7
INDONESIAN JESUIT SPEAKS TO JOURNALISTS ...........................................................................................7
INDONESIA VOWS FURTHER TROOPS OUT OF EAST TIMOR ..........................................................................8
TIMORESE PRIEST SUMMONED BY ARMY INTELLIGENCE .............................................................................8
MILITARY SAYS POVERTY THE ONLY WAR IN EAST TIMOR ............................................................................8
COMMENT FROM CONSTÂNCIO PINTO:....................................................................................................8
MASS RESISTANCE........................................................................................................................................9
UNTAMED TIMOR.........................................................................................................................................12
HUMAN RIGHTS STILL UNDER ATTACK IN EAST TIMOR...............................................................................13
TIMORESE MAN TORTURED TO FORCE A FALSE STORY: BISHOP.................................................................14
TO DEAKIN: “DO NOT COME - THERE ARE TOO MANY SOLDIERS” .........................................................14
BBC’S NAPIER: TRUTH HARD TO FIND IN TIMOR.........................................................................................15
IN EAST TIMOR, INDONESIA GOES FOR HEARTS AND MINDS ....................................................................15
IN DILI, EVEN YOUR WAITER COULD BE A SPY ...........................................................................................16
Documents on East Timor from
PeaceNet and Connected Computer Networks
Volume 27: February 16 - April 7, 1994
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Page 2 East Timor Documents, Volume 27. February 16 - April 7, 1994.
EAST TIMOR GUERRILLA LEADER KONIS SANTANA INTERVIEWED IN MOUNTAINS....................................17
THE GUERRILLA HAS REORGANISED......................................................................................................18
ENEMY NUMBER ONE ELUDES JAKARTA.................................................................................................18
YOGIE FORCES NON-TIMORESE VIQUEQUE REGEN T..................................................................................19
EAST TIMOR GOVERNOR THREATENS TO RESIGN ..................................................................................19
US ATTACHÉ VISITS ADANG.........................................................................................................................20
MA’HUNU INTERVIEWED BY ABC TV ...........................................................................................................20
MANUEL CARRASCALÃO RECEIVES DEATH THREATS...................................................................................20
MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF EAST TIMORESE WORKER.....................................................................................21
A STONE STATUE OF CHRIST IS FOUND IN MATEBIAN ................................................................................21
OIL STRUCK IN TIMOR GAP....................................................................................................................... 21
WHOSE OIL?................................................................................................................................................21
TIMOR SEA EXPLORATION YIELDS 5,800 B/D OIL FLOW .............................................................................21
TIMOR GAP TREATY UNDER FIRE ................................................................................................................22
EVENTS IN INDONESIA.............................................................................................................................. 22
ALATAS: EAST TIMOR ISSUE ‘NOT IMPORTANT’............................................................................................22
INFIGHT OPEN LETTER TO THE SWEDISH PARLIAMENT..............................................................................22
INDONESIANS APPEAL TO SWEDEN .......................................................................................................23
FOUR-YEAR JAIL TERM FOR INSULTING SUHARTO......................................................................................23
HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST JAILED, 21 OTHERS SET TO BE TRIED ...........................................................23
INDONESIAN NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION PROTESTS ACEH DETENTIONS............................24
LOPA THREATENS TO RESIGN .....................................................................................................................24
INTERVIEW WITH THEO SYAFEI...................................................................................................................24
INDONESIAN ABROAD HAVE FREEDOM THREATENED ................................................................................25
INDONESIA’S INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATORS.................................................................................... 25
TIMORESE ON THEIR WAY TO DILI.............................................................................................................25
SERENO: AGITATORS CAUSE SANTA CRUZ MASSACRE................................................................................25
M. MACEDO ACCUSED OF HIGH TREASON ..................................................................................................26
UDT & INTERNATIONAL JURISTS AGAINST TILMAN.....................................................................................26
RECONCILIATION MEETING - YET ANOTHER RESULT..................................................................................27
ARMY WARNING TO TIMORESE MISSION ....................................................................................................27
TIMOR VISIT................................................................................................................................................27
A VISIT TO INDONESIA BY GROUP OF PORTUGUESE NATIONALS OF EAST TIMOR ORIGIN.........................28
GEORGE ADITJONDRO SPEAKS OUT, REACTION..................................................................................... 28
INDONESIAN ACADEMIC’S BRAVE MOVE.....................................................................................................28
DILI MASSACRE EXPOSED......................................................................................................................28
I’M NO TRAITOR: ACADEMIC...................................................................................................................29
TRUTH FIRST CASUALTY OF SWIFT, BRUTAL INVASION...........................................................................29
LIFTING THE VEIL ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN EAST TIMOR.............................................................30
MILITARY ACCUSED OF ABUSES IN TIMOR (AUSTRALIAN GOV’T RESPONSE) ..............................................30
INDONESIA DENIES ADITJONDRO ALLEGATIONS.......................................................................................30
INDONESIA DENIES ALLEGATION ON EAST TIMOR DEATH TOLL............................................................31
IF THERE IS PROOF, ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST HIM.......................................................................31
INFIGHT SUPPORTS GEORGE ADITJONDRO ...............................................................................................31
DR GEORGE ADITJONDRO’S INTERVIEW ON ABC/TV LATELINE, SYDNEY ..................................................32
HOOLIGANS ATTACK LECTURER’S HOME ....................................................................................................33
THREAT TO GEORGE ADITJONDRO .............................................................................................................33
ADITJONDRO DEFENDS THESIS AGAINST CRITICS.....................................................................................33
URGE DUTCH MINISTERS TO SUPPORT GEORGE ADITJONDRO..................................................................33
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OPEN LETTER TO SUPPORT GEORGE ADITJONDRO ....................................................................................33
COMMENTS ON DR. ADITJONDRO’S FINDINGS ..........................................................................................34
TWO MORE UKSW LECTURERS THREATENED ..............................................................................................35
CRITIC OF SUHARTO’S TIMOR POLICY HARASSED ......................................................................................35
ETAN/US SUPPORTS GEORGE ADITJONDRO...............................................................................................35
EDITOR ON GEORGE ADITJONDRO ............................................................................................................36
INDONESIA PRESS CLIPS ON GEORGE ADITJONDRO.................................................................................36
TO FRIENDS WHO RESPONDED TO AN ETAN APPEAL FOR SOLIDARITY WITH GEORGE ADITJONDRO.......37
“DEATH OF A NATION” PREMIERES.......................................................................................................... 37
KILLING THEM SOFTLY ................................................................................................................................37
UNDERCOVER IN TIMOR .............................................................................................................................38
ON HER MAJESTY’S BLOODY SERVICE........................................................................................................38
INDONESIA EMBASSY RESPONDS TO PILGER FI LM ...................................................................................41
PROTEST FOR EAST TIMOR MARKS LAUNCH OF JOHN PILGER’S FILM........................................................41
BBC WORLD SERVICE ON PILGER FILM.......................................................................................................41
NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE OTHER PART OF EAST TIMORESE STRUGGLE ...................................................42
SOMETHING HAPPENED HERE LAST NIGHT ...............................................................................................43
PORTUGUESE REACTION TO PILGER TIMOR DOCUMENTARY......................................................................44
INDEPENDENT REVIEWS PILGER FILM........................................................................................................44
“INDONESIA DESERVES BETTER” ................................................................................................................47
THE NATURE OF TRUTH IN AN EXCHANGE OF VIEWS ON A BRUTAL REGIME.........................................47
LETTER FROM HONG KONG INDONESIAN CONSUL ....................................................................................48
VESTED INTERESTS HIDING TRUTH .......................................................................................................49
PILGER: AUSTRALIA’S ROLE IN TIMOR TRAGEDY ........................................................................................49
GENOCIDE ON OUR DOORSTEP..................................................................................................................50
SYDNEY OPENING OF DEATH OF A NATION.................................................................................................52
TIMOR FILM ON SWEDISH TELEVISION.......................................................................................................52
DEATH OF A NATION IN HONG KONG..........................................................................................................52
DEATH OF A NATION IN IRELAND ................................................................................................................52
THE SECOND MASSACRE IN DILI, 1991.................................................................................................... 52
PRINCEN WANTS CLARIFICATION ...............................................................................................................52
SECOND MASSACRE EVIDENCE ..................................................................................................................52
AUSTRALIA UNCONVINCED OF NEW TIMOR MASSACRE CLAIMS.................................................................53
AUSTRALIA URGES INDONESIA TO CLARIFY THE NUMBERS...................................................................53
‘SMEAR CAMPAIGN’ CANNOT HIDE EVANS’ SHAMEFUL ROLE ON TIMOR ....................................................53
UNHRC TESTIMONY ON SECOND MASSACRE..............................................................................................54
RELIVING SANTA CRUZ IN LISBON..............................................................................................................54
STAHL: THERE ARE NEW FRONTS AND NEW GUERRILLAS ..........................................................................55
ECONOMIC AND LABOR ISSUES................................................................................................................ 56
LABOUR PANGS SIGN OF ADOLESCENT ECONOMY.....................................................................................56
INDONESIA AND CUBA AGREE TO BOOST TRADE TIES................................................................................56
SOUTH-EAST ASIA: AEROSPACE INDUSTRY GOES INTO ORBIT ...................................................................57
U. N. HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION REACHES CONSENSUS .................................................................... 58
INDONESIA’S CONTEMPT FOR THE UN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS.................................................58
“FACT AND FICTION” FROM AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ..............................................................................58
CANADA-ASIA WORKING GROUP REPORT...................................................................................................67
MORE DEATHS: UN REPORT........................................................................................................................70
DEVELOPMENTS AT THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION IN GENEVA ..........................................................70
DRAFT OF UNCHR CONSENSUS STATEMENT...............................................................................................71
Page 4 East Timor Documents, Volume 27. February 16 - April 7, 1994.
JAKARTA UNDER SCRUTINY OVER EAST TIMOR ..........................................................................................71
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL STATEMENT TO UNHRC ...................................................................................72
EAST TIMOR AT U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ...................................................................................73
U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION CONSENSUS STATEMENT....................................................................76
EAST TIMOR WINS MAJOR VICTORY IN GENEVA.........................................................................................77
EVENTS IN AUSTRALIA.............................................................................................................................. 77
STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHS FROM EAST TIMOR..........................................................................................77
VICENTE XIMENES GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS IN AUSTRALIA ..................................................................78
TIMOR INQUIRY CALL IN AUSTRALIA...........................................................................................................78
CRIMES, CREDIBILITY, CLINTON.................................................................................................................78
TIMORESE ASK KEATING TO BACK PEACE INITIATIVE.................................................................................78
AUSTRALIAN ENVOY URGED U.S. TO REASSESS INDONESIA ......................................................................79
ACTIVISTS USE SHOCK AD TO REFOCUS ON E. TIMOR................................................................................79
CONTROVERSIAL AD...............................................................................................................................80
BLOOD ON THE HANDS OF THE MATES.......................................................................................................80
SEMINARY WILL HELP SAVE CULTURE.........................................................................................................82
WHAT ON EARTH CAN EVANS DO? .............................................................................................................83
STAND FIRM ON RIGHTS .............................................................................................................................83
AUSTRALIA RESTORES DEFENCE TIES WITH BURMA...................................................................................84
INDONESIA FORCES EXPAND ADF LINKS ..................................................................................................84
TIMORESE PAINTER’S STORY OF SURVIVAL.................................................................................................84
EVENTS IN EUROPE................................................................................................................................... 84
VOLKER RUEHE IS NOT (GERMAN) MINISTER OF WAR ...............................................................................84
WILL JAKARTA AND BAGHDAD BECOME NEW SISTER-CITIES OF BERLIN?..................................................85
DUTCH MINISTER WELCOMES CONCEPT OF ASEAN PEACEKEEPING FORCE..............................................86
ARMS TRADE CONFERENCE IN ANTWERP, APRIL 22-24...............................................................................86
NORWAY RECOGNISES ANNEXATION OF EAST TIMOR?..............................................................................87
EVENTS IN IRELAND.................................................................................................................................. 87
IRELAND’S SPRING TO VOICE CONCERN OVER EAST TIMOR.....................................................................87
IRISH SENATE TO DEBATE EAST TIMOR.......................................................................................................88
LETTERS TO THE IRISH TIMES.....................................................................................................................88
TIMOR SUPPORTERS TO MEET IRISH LEADERS...........................................................................................88
TANAISTE SUPPORTS CALLS FOR ECONOMIC SANCTIONS AGAINST INDONESIA .......................................88
IRISH FM SUPPORTS SANCTIONS...........................................................................................................88
THE DAILY STAR IRELAND...........................................................................................................................88
EVENTS IN BRITAIN................................................................................................................................... 89
TOUTING FOR TERROR................................................................................................................................89
UK ARMS-AID DEALS WITH INDONESIA NEED SCRUTINY...........................................................................90
GENOCIDE IN EAST TIMOR .........................................................................................................................90
COMMONS MOTION ON HAWKS..................................................................................................................91
PEACE PROTEST AT BAe HAWKS TO INDONESIA .........................................................................................91
FOUNTAINS OF BLOOD AT BRITISH AEROSPACE ....................................................................................91
BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY SAYS ARMS SALES TO JAKARTA WILL CONTINUE.......................................91
LONDON DOES NOT WISH TO ISOLATE SUHARTO..................................................................................92
JOBS THAT ARE BOUGHT WITH LIVES .........................................................................................................92
LORD AVEBURY IN HOUSE OF LORDS DEBATE ON AID...............................................................................93
WHERE AID REALLY ENDS UP .....................................................................................................................95
TRICKS OF THE AID TRADE .........................................................................................................................95
40 DEMONSTRATORS AGAINST 40 AIRPLANES - PROTEST IN BRISTOL........................................................95
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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISEMENT IN BRITISH NEWSPAPERS.....................................................95
STORM OVER INDONESIAN ARMS SALES ....................................................................................................97
EVENTS IN PORTUGAL............................................................................................................................... 97
BISHOPS AND PROFESSORS SEEK MONEY FOR TIMOR ..............................................................................97
121 PORTUGAL-BASED COMPANIES TRADED WITH INDONESIA IN 1993.....................................................98
PORTUGUESE TRADE MINISTER WARNS IMPORTERS OF GOODS FROM INDONESIA..................................98
MORE MONEY FOR AFRICA, MONEY FOR A SEMINAR IN ET ........................................................................99
GOVERNMENT ASKS TOBACCO COMPANY FOR CLARIFICATION .................................................................99
COMMUNIST PARTY PROPOSES CONFERENCE ON EAST TIMOR .................................................................99
TIMORESE STUDENTS DEMAND INTERNATIONAL INQUIRY ........................................................................99
CAVACO SILVA CONFIDENT ABOUT PORTUGUESE ECONOMIC RECOVERY..................................................99
PORTUGUESE PRIME MINISTER TO RECEIVE LORD AVEBURY FOR DISCUSSIONS ABOUT EAST TIMOR .... 100
RETURN TO ITS RIGHTFUL OWNER ........................................................................................................... 100
LUSITANIA GROUP FORMS ASSOCIATION ................................................................................................. 101
CAVACO SILVA MEETS PET......................................................................................................................... 101
BISHOP AND SOARES TALK ABOUT TIMOR ................................................................................................ 101
COMMISSION LXLT TO BRIEF EMBASSIES IN LISBON ............................................................................... 101
EVENTS IN THE UNITED STATES............................................................................................................ 102
HALL RELEASES BELO LETTER ................................................................................................................... 102
ARMS SALES CODE INTRODUCED IN CONGRESS ..................................................................................... 102
MOYNIHAN FOR SELF-DETERMINATION.................................................................................................... 103
A NEW APPROACH TO U.S. FOREIGN AID.................................................................................................. 104
FOREIGN AID OVERHAUL LANGUISHES IN CONGRESS........................................................................ 104
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH / ASIA CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY................................................................. 105
INDONESIA MAY BUY U.S.-BUILT F-16 JET FIGHTERS............................................................................... 106
HIGH-LEVEL INDONESIA BUSINESS CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK............................................................ 106
APRIL 17-19: WASHINGTON LOBBY FOR EAST TIMOR................................................................................ 108
RESOURCES............................................................................................................................................. 108
IPJET ANNUAL PRIZE................................................................................................................................. 108
EAST TIMOR GOPHER SET UP ON PEACENET ............................................................................................ 108
AETA RESOURCE LIST................................................................................................................................ 108
MISCELLANEOUS..................................................................................................................................... 109
JRH: INVASION HAD BEEN DECIDED IN APRIL 1974................................................................................. 109
COMPUTER WARGAME ON EAST TIMOR .................................................................................................... 110
INTERNATIONAL WORKING GROUP ON INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS REPORT.................................................. 110
INVESTING IN INDONESIA: CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES REVIEW DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS...................... 111
PROTEST TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN JAKARTA............................................................................................ 112
DISCUSSION OF EAST TIMORESE GENOCIDE FIGURES ............................................................................ 113
FACING FACTS: THE WORLD SHOULD ACCEPT THAT EAST TIMOR IS A PART OF INDONESIA.................... 115
PETER GABRIEL FOR EAST TIMOR ............................................................................................................. 115

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EVENTS IN EAST TIMOR.............................................................................................................................. 7
BBC INTERVIEWS COL. SYAHNAKRI .............................................................................................................7
RECENT INTERVIEW WITH BISHOP BELO ......................................................................................................7
EIGHT KILLED IN EAST TIMOR CLASH, SOURCES SAY...................................................................................7
REBEL DIES IN EAST TIMOR CLASH..............................................................................................................8
SEVERAL CLASHES AND MANY CASUALTIES..................................................................................................8
CIDES SEMINAR ON EAST TIMOR SHOULD INVOLVE EAST TIMORESE..........................................................8
TIMOR GUERRILLAS DECLARE CEASEFIRE....................................................................................................9
INDONESIA REJECTS GUERRILLA CEASEFIRE........................................................................................10
EAST TIMOR REBELS READY TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST INDONESIA...............................................10
NEW RELIGIOUS INCIDENT IN TIMOR .......................................................................................................10
INDONESIA PREPARES TO QUELL EAST TIMOR UPRISING..........................................................................10
SOLDIER JAILED FOR IRREVERENCE..........................................................................................................10
JAKARTA SAID TO BE STERILIZING EAST TIMORESE...................................................................................11
INFORMED VISIT TO EAST TIMOR...............................................................................................................11
EAST TIMOR BISHOP ANNOUNCES ‘SPECIAL STATUS’ TALKS ON TERRITORY..............................................12
GUERRILLA ARRESTED, CLAIMS ARMY ........................................................................................................12
WAVE OF MIGRATION IS ALTERING EAST TIMOR ........................................................................................13
BISHOP BELO INVITED TO AUSTRALIA.........................................................................................................13
EAST TIMOR DEVELOPMENT FAILS TO STEM DISCONTENT.........................................................................13
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EVENTS IN INDONESIA.............................................................................................................................. 14
MEDIA CENTRE TO TACKLE BIASED REPORTS.............................................................................................14
TIMORESE STUDENTS IN MALANG WARNED ...............................................................................................15
EDI SUDRAJAT: SOME NGOS FOMENT ISSUES TO EXERT PRESSURE ON STATES .......................................15
JOINT COMMITTEE FOR THE DEFENCE OF EAST TIMORESE......................................................................15
CHANGE IN THE WIND: JAKARTA MAY BE RETHINKING ITS TIMOR POLICY ..............................................16
PRABOWO NEW DEPUTY COMMANDER OF KOPASSUS................................................................................17
TOTAL MEDIA CONTROL SOUGHT: EDITOR .................................................................................................17
INDONESIA EYEING EUROPE, NOT U.S., FOR WEAPONS.............................................................................17
MORE OPEN TO DISCUSSIONS?..................................................................................................................18
COLLABORATORS AT WORK ..................................................................................................................... 19
SECOND LONDON MEETING PLANNED ......................................................................................................19
EAST TIMORESE GROUPS TO MEET AGAIN IN LONDON .........................................................................19
RECONCILIATION II ON THE HORIZON ..................................................................................................19
GOVERNOR OF TIMOR PREPARED TO TALK TO HORTA, BUT NOT WITH XANANA........................................20
EAST TIMORESE CALL FOR BROADER TALKS ...............................................................................................20
SOME PRELIMINARY NOTES ON THE FORTHCOMING ‘RECONCILIATION TALKS’ ...................................20
UPDATE: PEOPLE ATTEN DING THE TALKS...............................................................................................21
SECRETARY-GENERAL IS SENDING OBSERVER...........................................................................................21
U.N. OFFICIAL SITS IN ON RECONCILIATION TALKS...................................................................................21
ARAUJO WANTS TO EXTEND “RECONCILIATION” ........................................................................................22
LONDON TIMORESE TALKS DECLARATION..................................................................................................22
MORE TIMOR MEETINGS THIS WEEK .........................................................................................................23
MIXED RESULT TO TALKS ON TIMOR PEACE ..............................................................................................23
SELF-DETERMINATION NOT YET DISCUSSED ..............................................................................................23
SUHARTO WANTS TO MEET ABILIO ARAUJO ................................................................................................24
XANANA IS STILL IN CHARGE .................................................................................................................. 24
XANANA WRITES U.S. ACTIVISTS................................................................................................................24
MESSAGE FROM XANANA TO HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP ................................................................................25
INDONESIANS TALK TO XANANA OF REFERENDUM ....................................................................................26
XANANA: SYMBOL OF RESISTANCE .............................................................................................................26
TIMORESE RESISTANCE MEETS ALATAS ................................................................................................. 27
JAWA POS ON NEW YORK TALKS ...............................................................................................................27
ALATAS AND CNRM MEET IN NY.................................................................................................................27
CNRM STATEMENT ON MEETING WITH INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER .................................................28
RESISTANCE HOLDS DIRECT TALKS WITH INDONESIAN ENVOY ...............................................................28
EAST TIMOR: TALKS AMONG THE OPPOSING PARTIES................................................................................29
RECONCILIATION, HORTA STYLE ...............................................................................................................30
JAKARTA LOSING ITS CLOUT.......................................................................................................................30
(HORTA IN ) LUANDA DISCUSSES TIMOR ....................................................................................................30
ALKATIRI: JAKARTA, CANBERRA TRY TO CONTAIN OPPOSITION ................................................................30
STEP BY STEP POLICY..................................................................................................................................32
FLIRTING WITH THE EN EMY – FOREIGN MINISTER MEETS EAST TIMOR SEPARATISTS ...............................32
THREE CONDITIONS IMPOSED ON JAKARTA .............................................................................................33
INDONESIA PREPARES FOR APEC............................................................................................................. 33
EAST TIMOR OPEN TO FOREIGNERS ...........................................................................................................33
INDONESIA TO PERMIT FOREIGN REPORTERS TO VISIT EAST TIMOR.........................................................33
NO ROOM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AT APEC ....................................................................................................33
MORE BANS ON THE INDONESIAN MEDIA..................................................................................................34
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INDONESIA: WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT EAST TIMOR, BUT SHOULD .................................................34
EAST TIMOR BRACES FOR FOREIGN JOURNALISTS.....................................................................................35
REPRESSION TIGHTENS IN JAKARTA .........................................................................................................36
TIGHTENING UP IN INDONESIA BEFORE THE APEC SUMMIT......................................................................36
INDONESIA CLAMPING TIGHT SECURITY ON APEC SUMMIT.......................................................................40
SUHARTO’S FREE TRADE POLICY A DIPLOMATIC TRADEOFF?....................................................................40
INDONESIA’S PHONY CLEANUP ..................................................................................................................41
AI REPORT “OPERATION CLEANSING” AND HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE EVE OF APEC..................................41
AMNESTY SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON JAKARTA................................................................................................42
GEORGE ADITJONDRO INTERROGATED .................................................................................................. 42
INDONESIA SUMMONS CONTROVERSIAL ACADEMIC..................................................................................42
INDONESIAN ACADEMIC IN TROUBLE AGAIN OVER E.T..............................................................................43
INDONESIAN ACADEMIC FACES POLICE HARASSMENT..............................................................................43
INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE ADITJONDRO ...................................................................................................43
INDONESIAN ACADEMIC SAYS BEING MADE SCAPEGOAT ..........................................................................44
AI URGENT ACTION ON GEORGE ADITJONDRO..........................................................................................44
FOLLOW-UP FROM AI, OCTOBER 12. AI FI369/94 ....................................................................................45
ADITJONDRO GETS SECOND POLICE SUMMONS........................................................................................45
ACADEMICS BACK JAKARTA CRITIC ...........................................................................................................46
AAAS ALERT ON GEORGE ADITJONDRO.....................................................................................................46
UPDATE ON ADITJONDRO...........................................................................................................................47
HE TOUCHED ON VERY CRITICAL MATTERS ................................................................................................47
CHRONOLOGY IN ADITJONDRO CASE........................................................................................................48
ADITJONDRO INTERROGATED FOR SIX HOURS..........................................................................................51
NINE HOURS MORE FOR ADITJONDRO.......................................................................................................52
ARIEF BUDIMAN FIRED FROM UKSW..........................................................................................................52
URGENT ACTION APPEAL FOR DR. ARIEF BUDIMAN ...............................................................................52
SUPPORT ARIEF, SUPPORT DEMOCRACY................................................................................................53
INTERROGATION “PREVENTIVE”..................................................................................................................53
JOSÉ ANTONIO NEVES GOES ON TRIAL ................................................................................................... 53
NEVES ON TRIAL IN MALANG.....................................................................................................................53
INDONESIA TRIES TIMORESE UNDERGROUND LEADER .............................................................................53
DEFENCE REBUTTAL....................................................................................................................................54
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORTS ....................................................................................................... 55
AMNESTY REPORT: INDONESIA & EAST TIMOR: POWER AND IMPUNITY ....................................................55
MARKED DETERIORATION IN HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN RECENT MONTHS ...................................56
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN .............................................................................57
ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING PILOT PROJECT: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL GOES ON LINE...........................58
OPENNESS IS ILLUSION, SAYS AMNESTY ....................................................................................................59
AI: POWER & IMPUNITY — EXCERPTS .........................................................................................................59
PIERRE SANE SPEECH ON INDONESIA AND EAST TIMOR ..........................................................................64
INDONESIAN GOVERNMEN T COMMENTS ON AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN ......65
AMNESTY REPORT GETS THUMBS DOWN ....................................................................................................65
DEATHLY SILENCE OF THE DIPLOMATS......................................................................................................66
TIMOR GAP TREATY .................................................................................................................................. 68
100 MILLION BARREL OIL STRIKE IN TIMOR GAP........................................................................................68
AUSTRALIA ON TRIAL...................................................................................................................................68
“BUS THE TIMOR GAP” PROTEST, DARWIN ..................................................................................................68
OIL FIND RAISES STAKES IN COURT BATTLE...............................................................................................68
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INDONESIA FLAUNTS EAST TIMOR’S RESOURCES .......................................................................................69
UNITED NATIONS ACTIVITIES ................................................................................................................... 69
GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS 158-ITEM AGENDA FOR FORTY-NINTH REGULAR SESSION ..........................69
PERSONAL COMMITMENT FROM GHALI ON TIMOR.....................................................................................70
EVENTS IN THE PHILIPPINES.................................................................................................................... 70
WHY DO THEY IGNORE THE TRUTH OF EAST TIMOR? .................................................................................70
SOLIDARITY IN PHILIPPINES ......................................................................................................................71
EVENTS IN AUSTRALIA.............................................................................................................................. 71
WILL INDONESIA LISTEN?...........................................................................................................................71
IRISH P.M. IN AUSTRALIA............................................................................................................................72
TIMOR TALKS..........................................................................................................................................72
DILI PROTESTERS PICKET SUTRISNO.........................................................................................................72
TIMOR APATHY A TRAGEDY, SAYS AUTHOR.................................................................................................72
AUSTRALIAN MPS TO VISIT EAST TIMOR.....................................................................................................73
‘TIMOR PROSPECTS GOOD’ - ACTIVIST........................................................................................................73
TIMOR SOLIDARITY GROUPS MEET............................................................................................................73
CALL FOR TOUGHER LINE ON EAST TIMOR ................................................................................................73
CNRM ON THE A.L.P. NATIONAL RESOLUTION ............................................................................................73
GARETH EVANS INTERVIEWED ON E. TIMOR ..............................................................................................74
YESTERDAY EAST TIMOR WAS ON THE AGENDA .........................................................................................74
EVANS BACKS TOUGH WORDS ON EAST TIMOR..........................................................................................75
WHITLAM ON EAST TIMOR: DISTORTING THE TRUTH..................................................................................75
AUSTRALIAN DAY OF ACTION FOR EAST TIMOR ..........................................................................................77
RALLIES FOCUS ON AUSTRALIAN COMPLICITY............................................................................................77
WRITE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TO RAISE EAST TIMOR AT APEC ...........................................................78
CHOMSKY TO CHAMPION TIMOR ...............................................................................................................78
UPCOMING A.N.U. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.....................................................................................78
EAST TIMORESE BARRED FROM CONSULATE ..............................................................................................79
INDONESIA DENIES VISAS TO EAST TIMORESE ..........................................................................................79
LABOR’S BETRAYAL OF EAST TIMOR ...........................................................................................................79
SURVIVOR OF DILI MASSACRE SEEKS REFUGE...........................................................................................80
EVENTS IN AOTEAROA (NEW ZEALAND)................................................................................................... 80
NEW ZEALAND MPS TO VISIT TIMOR..........................................................................................................80
INFORMATION ON NZ MPS FACT-FINDING MISSION .............................................................................81
MINISTER (ALATAS) DEFENDS EAST TIMOR SITUATION ...............................................................................81
NZ MPS SEE DILI PRISONERS .....................................................................................................................81
EVENTS IN JAPAN...................................................................................................................................... 81
JAPANESE TV DOCUMENTARY .....................................................................................................................81
AMNESTY PRODS JAPAN ON TIMOR...........................................................................................................82
JAPAN MPS VISIT EAST TIMOR ...................................................................................................................82
EAST TIMOR: REPRESSION CONTINUES ......................................................................................................83
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN INDONESIA, THE BIGGEST ODA RECIPIENT COUNTRY .........................................84
ASAHI ON DIET ET VISIT “MISINTERPRETED”..............................................................................................85
JAPANESE MPS URGE MURAYAMA & KONO: RAISE EAST TIMOR ISSUE AT APEC ........................................86
EAST TIMOR ON JAPANESE TV....................................................................................................................87
EVENTS IN EUROPE................................................................................................................................... 87
ASEAN SET TO BOOST ECONOMIC, POLITICAL TIES WITH E.U. ..................................................................87
EU-ASEAN MEET TODAY IN KARLSRUHE......................................................................................................88
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DEMONSTRATION AT EU-ASEAN MEETING BANNED....................................................................................88
AMNESTY, IN BELGIUM, URGES CLOSE INSPECTION OF ISLAND................................................................89
INT’L PARLIAMENT OF WRITERS TO SEND MISSION TO EAST TIMOR..........................................................89
RACHLAND NASHIDIK ADDRESSES PORTO CONFERENCE..........................................................................90
SALEH ABDULLAH PORTO SPEECH ..............................................................................................................90
PORTUGUESE 12 NOVEMBER ASSOCIATION PLANS.....................................................................................91
CAVACO SILVA: “TALKS SHOULD INCLUDE TIMORESE” ...............................................................................91
PRESIDENT (SOARES) SPEAKS OF TIMOR IN POLAND.................................................................................91
ELIZABETH BAGLEY’S DEBUT (AS U.S. AMBASSADOR IN LISBON)................................................................91
NEW DIRTY LAUNDRY ON THE ARMS FRONT (IN SWEDEN).........................................................................91
STOP OUR ARMS EXPORTS TO INDONESIA ............................................................................................92
EVENTS IN THE U.K................................................................................................................................... 92
BRITISH LEGISLATORS TO VISIT EAST TIMOR .............................................................................................92
BRITISH MPS PROBE HUMAN RIGHTS AND EAST TIMOR.............................................................................92
MORE PRAISE FOR INDONESIA FROM BRITISH MPS ..............................................................................93
BRITISH MP PATRICK NICHOLLS ON TIMOR TRIP .......................................................................................93
BRITISH PARLIAMENTARIAN: ABRI SHOULD RECRUIT EAST TIMORESE..................................................94
NICHOLLS: INDONESIAN RIGHTS ...............................................................................................................94
BCET AND AI RESPOND: .........................................................................................................................94
STOP EXCUSING TYRANNY.....................................................................................................................95
BRITISH TIMOR CAMPAIGNERS TARGET ARMS TRADE................................................................................96
MAGUIRE SLAMS UK GOVERNMENT............................................................................................................96
MAIREAD MAGUIRE SPEAKS UP AGAIN...................................................................................................97
BRITISH CAMPAIGN: FOUR WEEKS FOR EAST TIMOR..................................................................................97
BRITAIN AIMS TO SELL HAWKS, SCORPIONS TO INDONESIA .....................................................................97
TANJUNG CONFIRMS SCORPIONS DEAL ................................................................................................97
PROPOSED UK SCORPIONS SALE TO INDONESIA GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO AN AGGRESSOR STATE ......97
HUMAN WRONGS IN INDONESIA................................................................................................................98
EVENTS IN IRELAND.................................................................................................................................. 98
RIGHTS ACTIVISTS CASTIGATE UNIONISTS OVER TRADE MISSION ............................................................98
CONCERN ON EAST TIMOR EXPRESSED .....................................................................................................99
ARMS SUPPLY TO INDONESIA “INTOLERABLE” ............................................................................................99
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH IN DUBLIN..........................................................................................99
IRISH FM SPRING URGED TO ACT ON EAST TIMOR................................................................................... 100
IRISH MPS INVITED TO EAST TIMOR TALKS .............................................................................................. 100
SENATOR MEETS PORTUGUESE GROUP DESPITE ILLNESS........................................................................ 100
EVENTS IN FRANCE ................................................................................................................................. 100
FRENCH “FOUR MONTHS FOR EAST TIMOR” CAMPAIGN REPORT.............................................................. 100
FRENCH “FORUM TIMOR” FORMED .......................................................................................................... 101
NEWSBRIEFS IN FRENCH PRESS.............................................................................................................. 101
EVENTS IN CANADA................................................................................................................................. 102
CANADA: SIX MONTHS FOR EAST TIMOR! ................................................................................................. 102
FALL ACTION CALENDAR (ONTARIO / QUEBEC)......................................................................................... 103
NOAM CHOMSKY, JOSÉ RAMOS-HORTA TO SPEAK ON EAST TIMOR ......................................................... 103
OTTAWA EYES LINKING AID TO FOREIGN DEFENCE COSTS.................................................................... 104
CANADIAN HOUSE OF COMMONS DEBATE ON APEC................................................................................. 104
ETAN/CANADA MEDIA ADVISORY ON APEC .............................................................................................. 105
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EVENTS IN THE UNITED STATES............................................................................................................. 105
PORTUGUESE GOV’T HIRES LOBBY IN WASHINGTON ............................................................................... 105
DURÃO BARROSO: U.S. ATTENTIVE TO SITUATION IN EAST TIMOR ........................................................... 105
URGE REPRESENTATIVES TO SIGN LETTERS ............................................................................................. 106
SUPPORT WORKERS’ RIGHTS IN INDONESIA....................................................................................... 107
HUFFINGTON AND THE TORTURERS ......................................................................................................... 108
SIDEBAR: FEINSTEIN’S INDONESIA PROBLEM...................................................................................... 110
SUHARTO’S CANDIDATE (HUFFINGTON)............................................................................................... 110
US ‘DISMAYED’ OVER MAGAZINE SUSPENSION ........................................................................................ 110
AMERICANS TO INVEST IN TUNA FISHERY INFRASTRUCTURE IN EAST TIMOR.......................................... 111
CLINTON TO BRING EAST TIMOR TO SUHARTO ......................................................................................... 111
RESTART THE RIGHTS CLOCK IN INDONESIA........................................................................................... 111
P.R. FIRM PUSHES INDONESIA ................................................................................................................. 112
CALL CLINTON ON NOVEMBER 7: EAST TIMOR MUST BE FREE.................................................................. 112
NETWORK NEWS (ETAN/US NEWSLETTER), NOV. 1994.............................................................................. 112
NOVEMBER 14-16: CLINTON HEADS TO INDONESIA............................................................................. 112
ETAN STEERING COMMITTEE MEETS .................................................................................................... 113
CONGRESS LIMITS ARMS SALES AND MILITARY TRAINING FOR INDONESIA....................................... 113
INDONESIAN SCHOLAR EXPOSES OCCUPATION’S IMPACT.................................................................. 113
EAST TIMOR NETWORK URGES PRESIDENT CLINTON TO SPEAK OUT....................................................... 114
CLINTON WILL RAISE HUMAN RIGHTS WITH SUHARTO ............................................................................ 115
EAST TIMOR MAY BE RAISED AS SHAREHOLDER ISSUE ............................................................................ 115
SENATORS WRITE CLINTON ...................................................................................................................... 117
GEN. SINTONG PANJAITAN OWES $14 MILLION .................................................................................... 117
FEDERAL COURT IN BOSTON TO HEAR TESTIMONY ON 1991 MASSACRE.................................................. 117
HOLDING THE INDONESIA MILITARY ACCOUNTABLE ............................................................................... 118
MOTHER TO COLLECT DAMAGES FOR EAST TIMOR MASSACRE................................................................ 118
INDONESIAN SUED FOR ROLE IN EAST TIMOR MASSACRE....................................................................... 118
SPOTLIGHT ON 1991 EAST TIMOR MASSACRE ........................................................................................... 119
HELEN TODD’S SUIT HAS BROADER IMPLICATIONS............................................................................. 119
US COURT RULES $14 MILLION AGAINST INDONESIAN GENERAL ............................................................ 120
INDONESIA GENERAL SAYS COURT VERDICT A “JOKE” ............................................................................ 120
RESOURCES............................................................................................................................................. 121
ALL IN THE FAMILY AVAILABLE IN U.S........................................................................................................ 121
TIMOR RAP ................................................................................................................................................ 121
TIMORNET: INTERNET INFORMATION RESOURCE ON EAST TIMOR .......................................................... 121
TIMOR IN MAINSTREAM FILM.................................................................................................................... 122
GEO ON EAST TIMOR................................................................................................................................. 122
NEW BOOKLET: STOP ARMING INDONESIA............................................................................................... 122
INNOVATIVE THEATRE TAKES UP EAST TIMOR .......................................................................................... 122
INT’L FEDERATION FOR EAST TIMOR........................................................................................................ 122

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IRISH STUDENTS SUPPORT EAST TIMOR .....................................................................................................11
IRISH PRIME MINISTER SUPPORTS SANCTIONS .........................................................................................11
MUCH ACTIVITY, LIMITED PROGRESS, IN WASHINGTON ............................................................................12
EAST TIMOR'S CLANDESTINE RESISTANCE TO INDONESIAN INTEGRATION ...............................................13
GUELPH UNIVERSITY DEBATES AID.............................................................................................................15
IRELAND: BOYCOTT OVER EAST TIMOR DEMANDED. ..................................................................................15
IRELAND: INDONESIAN TRADE SUSPENSION URGED.................................................................................15
FRETILIN'S GENERAL STAFF MEETING IN LISBON TO SPLIT FROM "RECONCILIATION" GROUP..................16
JAKARTA ADMITS EAST TIMOR 'ERRORS' BUT TRIES TO SHIFT BLAME.........................................................16
ALATAS - HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS TO GET FREE ACCESS IN EAST TIMOR ....................................16
INDONESIA HITS OUT AT EAST TIMOR "AGITATORS" ...................................................................................16
INDONESIA TO MAKE FI LM TO POLISH EAST TIMOR IMAGE........................................................................16
MALAYSIA MAY BAN FILM ON EAST TIMOR ..................................................................................................17
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR IRISH TIMES ........................................................................................................17
PICKETERS PROTEST INDONESIA'S OCCUPATION OF EAST TIMOR .............................................................18
OUTRAGE FADES; UT TIES TO FREEPORT, GENOCIDE PERSIST...................................................................18
CALIFORNIA SENATOR DIANNE FEINSTEIN ON EAST TIMOR.......................................................................19
INDONESIA REDUCES SEPARATIST'S PRISON .............................................................................................20
CANADA-INDONESIA COOPERATION...........................................................................................................20
JOURNEY TO EAST TIMOR: LAND OF THE DEAD ..........................................................................................20
RELEASE OF REPORT SHOWING WORLD BANK FUNDING INDONESIAN MILITARY RULE............................22
DEMONSTRATION IN DILI ...........................................................................................................................22
ALATAS SPEAKS AT ASIA SOCIETY................................................................................................................23
U.S. ASSURES INDONESIA ON FUTURE ARMS SALES...................................................................................24
HEARING OF THE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON ASIA AND THE PACIFIC.........................24
WARREN CHRISTOPHER ON US-INDONESIA RELATIONS............................................................................25
POMBO ONE-MAN CONSUL FOR PORTUGAL ................................................................................................25
DEMONSTRATION IN DILI ...........................................................................................................................26
DEMO DEFIES JAKARTA AS PRESS VISITS EAST TIMOR ...............................................................................26
GOVERNOR CONFIRMS HIGH TIMOR DEATH TOLL......................................................................................26
FEINGOLD QUESTIONS WINSTON LORD ON EAST TIMOR...........................................................................27
EAST TIMOR ACTIVITIES IN AOTEAROA (NEW ZEALAND) .............................................................................27
THE MEDIA LOOKS AWAY. ...........................................................................................................................28
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON EAST TIMOR...............................................................................................28
EAST TIMOR MILITARY ANGRY AT PRESS.....................................................................................................28
EAST TIMOR INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON INTERNET ................................................................................28
TIMOR CHIEFS ADMIT FAILURES .................................................................................................................28
ASIAWEEK STRONGLY CRITICISED..............................................................................................................29
SHONKY DARWIN BUSINESS DEALS............................................................................................................29
EAST TIMOR PROTEST MARS INDONESIAN PUBLICITY OFFENSIVE .............................................................30
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TORTURE UNDER A MOUNTAIN OF PROPAGANDA.......................................................................................30
PROTEST OVER TIMORESE DEATH ...............................................................................................................31
TWENTY SIX FOREIGN JOURNALISTS VISIT EAST TIMOR ............................................................................31
FRENCH CAMPAIGN '4 MONTHS FOR EAST TIMOR'......................................................................................31
SHATTERING THE SILEN CE..........................................................................................................................32
AUSTRALIAN ACADEMICS SUPPORT DR GEORGE ADITJONDRO..................................................................32
A VOICE THAT SHAMES THOSE SILENT ON TIMOR ......................................................................................33
AAAS UPDATE ON ADITJONDRO ..................................................................................................................34
BAE CAMPAIGNERS SERVED NOTICE...........................................................................................................39
FRETILIN CONFERENCE RESULTS................................................................................................................39
WORLD BANK ACCUSED OF BREAKING ITS OWN RULES.............................................................................40
SENATORS URGE TOUGHER HUMAN RIGHTS POLICY .................................................................................40
IRISH SENATE DEBATES EAST TIMOR ..........................................................................................................40
PUT TIMOR ON OUR LIST.............................................................................................................................41
AUSTRALIAN POLITICIANS SELL OUT TIMOR ...............................................................................................41
IMPOSSIBLE FOR MALAYSIAN TO REVEAL THE EXTENT OF MONEY POLITICS IN DR. MAHATHIR'S PARTY ..41
BACKGROUND ON EAST TIMOR AND US POLICY.........................................................................................42
CANADA'S FOREIGN MINISTER ON EAST TIMOR .........................................................................................43
CODE OF CONDUCT ON ARMS TRANSFERS ACT..........................................................................................44
EAST TIMOR GOPHER NOW AVAILABLE .......................................................................................................46
INDONESIAN POLICE BREAK UP MEETINGS................................................................................................46
EAST TIMOR'S PAST WON'T STAY BURIED ....................................................................................................46
NGO DILI MTNG 'POSTPONED' ....................................................................................................................47
INDONESIA BANS LABOUR UNION'S ACTIVITY ............................................................................................48
ARMED FORCES COMMANDER CALLS LABOUR UNREST 'SUBVERSIVE'........................................................48
E. TIMORESE CHAFE UNDER FOREIGN YOKE; INDONESIA RESEN TED FOR 20-YEAR RULE.........................49
EAST TIMOR: ANOTHER LEBANON OR ULSTER?...........................................................................................50
INDONESIANS TRIED TO KILL BISHOP OF DILI ...........................................................................................50
DILI'S BISHOP EVOKES CHRIST'S PASSION.................................................................................................50
TIMORESE PRISONERS WRITE LETTER ........................................................................................................51
"INTEGRATED" TIMORESE PREPARE FOR FATIMA VISIT...............................................................................51
JAKARTA WANTS TO GET XIMENES OUT OF DILI .........................................................................................52
PORTUGUESE PARLIAMEN T ACCUSED OF "LACK OF ACTION" ON TIMOR ....................................................52
WIFE & CHILDREN WANT TO VISIT XANANA................................................................................................52
HOLLAND INTERCEDES FOR TIMOR ............................................................................................................52
DEAKIN: "WE KNOW THE MASSACRE HAS LASTED SINCE 1975"..................................................................53
TIMOR SEEN IN THE EYES OF THE NON-PORTUGUESE ...............................................................................53
XANANA GUSMÃO REQUESTS RETRIAL........................................................................................................54
CHARITY ALONE NOT EN OUGH TO HELP EAST TIMOR.................................................................................54
BRITISH AEROSPACE TAKES EAST TIMOR ON BOARD..................................................................................54
UDAYANA COMMANDER TO VISIT AUSTRALIA..............................................................................................55
INDONESIAN, U.S. WARSHIPS IN JOINT EXERCISE. ...................................................................................55
BRITISH JETS 'WERE USED IN TIMOR'.........................................................................................................55
LONG ROAD TO PEACE IN TIMOR................................................................................................................55
BBC FILMS DILI PROTESTS ..........................................................................................................................56
INDONESIA QUESTIONS DEATH TOLL AGAIN ..............................................................................................57
U.S. BANS SMALL ARMS SALES TO INDONESIA............................................................................................60
RADIO NETHERLANDS TO CUT INDONESIAN BROADCASTS ........................................................................60
IRISH FASHION MAGAZINE COVERS EAST TIMOR .......................................................................................60
TEMPO ON HORTA'S 'RESIGNATION' ...........................................................................................................60
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TESTIMONY OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN SHATTUCK...........................................................61
ASIA-PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON EAST TIMOR (APCET).................................................................................63
INSIDE THE MINISTRY OF PROPAGANDA....................................................................................................63
TIMORESE PROTESTOR DETAINED ..............................................................................................................66
NEW SOLIDARITY GROUP IN GENEVA .........................................................................................................66
INDONESIA SEEKS PROGRESS OVER TIMOR...............................................................................................66
INDONESIA SAYS STILL FAR TO GO ON TIMOR SETTLEMENT......................................................................66
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, IRISH TIMES, 2ND MAY 1994. .............................................................................66
XANANA ASKS FOR PROTECTION ................................................................................................................67
FRETILIN PUTS IDEOLOGY ON ICE..............................................................................................................67
AI: 100 LETTERS FOR SUHARTO ...................................................................................................................68
SONG DEDICATED TO EAST TIMOR .............................................................................................................68
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH/ASIA ACCESS........................................................................................................68
CALL FOR XANANA'S RELEASE ON EVE OF TALKS........................................................................................68
INDONESIA TO ALLOW EXIT OF TWO EAST TIMORESE ................................................................................69
NEW ZEALAND MPS' PETITION ....................................................................................................................69
BRITISH EMBASSY ACCUSED OF MISLEADING PEOPLE OVER TIMOR..........................................................69
INDONESIA'S APPROACH : A CHALLENGE FOR THE EAST TIMORESE..........................................................69
NEW EAST TIMOR GROUP IN BENIN ............................................................................................................71
"WE WANT PORTUGAL AS ACCOMPLICE OF THE RESISTANCE"....................................................................71
THE "OTHER" FRETILIN................................................................................................................................71
SANTANA AGAINST ARAÚJO.........................................................................................................................72
INDONESIA CONSENTS TO RAPPORTEUR VISIT TO TIMOR..........................................................................72
LEADER OF MASSACRE PROMOTED .............................................................................................................73
AGIO PEREIRA ON RADIO NATIONAL ..........................................................................................................73
EXPOSING THE MYTHS OF EAST TIMOR <MEMBUKA MITOS TIMOR-TIMUR>................................................73
AUSTRALIA POLICE QUIZ CINEMA STAFF .....................................................................................................74
PORTUGAL, INDONESIA CONTINUE CONFIDENCE BUILDING TALKS ..........................................................74
UNSG STATEMENT ON THE QUESTION OF EAST TIMOR...............................................................................74
AUSTRALIAN ACADEMICS WRITE ON NUKU CASE........................................................................................75
CNRM LETTER TO RADIO NETHERLANDS ....................................................................................................76
XANANA REJECTS INDONESIAN RECONCILIATION MOVES.........................................................................76
ETAN/CANADA PRESS RELEASE ON TALKS..................................................................................................76
OVER 300 PROTEST INDONESIA'S ILLEGAL OCCUPATION OF EAST TIMOR..................................................77
PILGER INTERVIEWED ON NZ TV1...............................................................................................................77
UPDATE ON USAID / INDONESIA EAST TIMOR ACTIVITIES..........................................................................79
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES MINISTER OF FOREI GN AFFAIRS DIALOGUE ON HUMAN RIGHTS .80
INDIFFERENT DEATH ...................................................................................................................................80
JAKARTA-LISBON TALKS TO RESUME IN GENEVA NEXT YEAR .....................................................................82
REPORT OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL TO UNHRC ...............................................................................82
LOPES DA CRUZ ATTACKED .........................................................................................................................91
SAMPAIO REFERS TO DRAMA OF EAST TIMOR .............................................................................................91
UNITED CITIES ET RESOLUTION ..................................................................................................................91
IRISH PRESS ON MEDIA RESPONSE TO AGGRESSION ................................................................................92
IRISH CHALLENGE BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO DEBATE...............................................................................92
FORUMS ON EAST TIMOR BANNED ..............................................................................................................92
INDONESIA ASKS THE PHILIPPINES TO STOP EAST TIMOR MEETING .........................................................92
AN END TO BLOODY PROFITS......................................................................................................................92
JUST A STONE'S THROW AWAY, SILENCE ENVELOPED THEIR HOMELAND, TIMOR .....................................93
REHEARSING LOBBYING TACTICS IN WASHINGTON ...................................................................................93
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LISBON GRANTS VISAS TO TIMORESE GOING TO FATIMA...........................................................................94
GREEK PRESIDENCY OF THE EU PROMISES TO INVESTIGATE ARMS SALES TO INDONESIA.......................94
INDONESIA REGRETS EAST TIMOR CONFERENCE.......................................................................................94
MILITARY CONFIRMS FI VE EAST TIMORESE PROTESTORS DETAINED .........................................................94
CNRM STATEMENT ON INDONESIA / PORTUGAL TALKS..............................................................................94
VICE-REGAL TILT AT INDONESIA.................................................................................................................98
UN DAILY HIGHLIGHTS PRESS RELEASE, 6 MAY 1994..................................................................................98
SECRETARY-GENERAL DISCUSSES EAST TIMOR WITH INDONESIA AND PORTUGAL...................................98
RESISTANCE STATEMENT ON FOURTH INDONESIA/PORTUGAL FOREIGN MINISTERIAL TALKS ..................99
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR...........................................................................................................................100
TWO TIMORESE IN FAVOUR OF RECONCILIATION MEET XANANA.............................................................100
QUEEN'S REPRESENTATIVE RECOGNISES ANNEXATION OF TIMOR ..........................................................101
DAY FOR TIMOR IN OPORTO .....................................................................................................................101
XANANA GUSMÃO ISOLATED AND TORTURED ...........................................................................................102
SERENO: "WE HAVE TO BE READY FOR AN INDONESIAN 25TH APRIL"......................................................102
TIMOR & MACAU SHOULD RECEIVE MORE ATTENTION .............................................................................103
THE IRISH FAMILY WORLD REPORT ON EAST TIMOR ................................................................................103
ENDING THE AGONY OF EAST TIMOR........................................................................................................103
EAST TIMOR MEET CASTS SHADOW OVER TIES BETWEEN MANILA AND JAKARTA.....................................104
EMBARRASSMENT AVERTED ......................................................................................................................104
VOICES OF HOPE -- OR OF OPPRESSION ..................................................................................................105
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR IRISH TIMES, 13 MAY 1994.................................................................................106
UPCOMING PUBLIC RADIO PROGRAM ON EAST TIMOR.............................................................................106
VICE PRESIDENT ASKS ORGANISERS TO HOLD EAST TIMOR CONFERENCE ELSEWHERE.........................106
JAKARTA RELIEVED AFTER FRENCH, PORTUGUESE FIRST LADIES REFUSE TIMOR SEMINAR ....................106
INDONESIANS FURIOUS ON EVE OF BOLGER TRIP ...................................................................................107
INDONESIA'S EVIL OCCUPATION IN NEW GUINEA CAN'T BE IGNORED ....................................................107
PRAGMATISM NOW RULES US-JAKARTA TIES ............................................................................................108
SOUTH-EAST ASIA: MANILA PLACATES JAKARTA ON EAST TIMOR MEETING..............................................109
NEW ZEALAND GOVERNOR-GENERAL COMMENTS....................................................................................109
AI CRITICIZES ADMINISTRATION POLICY IN INDONESIA .........................................................................110
MORE ARRESTS AND TORTURES IN DILI ...................................................................................................110
MANGLAPUS MISSION BETRAYS PHILIPPINE SOVEREIGNTY .....................................................................110
STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT FIDEL RAMOS.................................................................................................110
ET MANILA CONFERENCE: STATEMENT OF RAUL MANGLAPUS ..................................................................111
JAKARTA TO INVITE MANDELA FOR VISIT TO INDONESIA.........................................................................111
U.N. DECOLONIZATION COMMITTEE MEETS JULY 11 ................................................................................111
SAN FRANCISCO VIGIL FOR EAST TIMOR: CLERGY AND OTHERS REFUSE TO BE SILENT..........................112
ACT TODAY TO SUPPORT EAST TIMOR IN CONGRESS ...............................................................................112
THE ALLY THAT CAME FROM UP NORTH ....................................................................................................112
CONSTÂNCIO TO BE REUNITED WITH FAMILY ...........................................................................................113
MUSIC, SPEECHES AND INDIGNATION: DEMONSTRATION IN FRONT OF UN (GENEVA)............................113
DEATH FROM TORTURE IN TIMOR .............................................................................................................113
TIMORESE VISIT: RELIGION AND SIGHT SEEING ......................................................................................114
EAST TIMOR - ONE VOICE..........................................................................................................................114
XANANA AGAINST "RECONCILIATION" ......................................................................................................114
ALATAS' EMPTY THREATS - RAMOS HORTA'S REACTION ............................................................................114
ALATAS WANTS TO SUCCEED BOUTROS GHALI, ACCORDING TO SOCIALISTS...........................................115
TIMORESE RESISTANCE AWAIT OUTCOME OF GEN EVA MEETING..............................................................115
INTERVIEW WITH ALI ALATAS, INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER:............................................................115
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"EAST TIMOR" NGO TO HOLD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN THE PHILIPPINES .................................117
FRANCE SELLS CANNONS TO INDONESIA.................................................................................................117
STUDENT ARRESTS FOLLOW ANTI -MILITARY DEMONSTRATION ................................................................118
USAID INDONESIA FY 1995 REQUEST........................................................................................................118
PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC UNION LAUNCHED IN JAKARTA..........................................................................119
INDONESIA NOT SATISFIED WITH EXPLANATION ON MEETING IN THE PHILIPPINES ..............................120
FRETILIN INTERVIEW: 20 YEARS OF STRUGGLE.........................................................................................120
NOAM CHOMSKY IN LISBON .....................................................................................................................121
INDONESIAN DEMONSTRATIONS, ARRESTS, SENTENCING, ET AL............................................................121
THE MANILA CONFERENCE........................................................................................................................121
MANGLAPUS STATEMENT AFTER RETURNING TO MANILA .........................................................................121
NZ PRIME MINISTER SHAPES HIS LINE ON TIMOR ...................................................................................122
INDONESIAN AGENTS AMID THE PILGRIMS..............................................................................................122
CARRASCALÃO CRITICISES LISBON'S "PATERNALISM"..............................................................................122
FOREIGN MINISTRY REGRETS INCIDENTS AND IS PREPARED TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY ........................122
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East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1992-01

  • Letter from Ray Funk, M.P. Prince Albert/ Churchill River
  • Letter from Li-lien Gibbons
  • Canada reverses its position on East Timor (David Webster)
  • The games nations play
  • Ministers to discuss Timorese massacre (Louise Crosby)
  • Punishment over Timor
  • Indonesia bristles at criticism of Timor massacre: amnesty deplores rights violations
  • Pro-independence East Timor Spy gets five years
  • Canada accepts explanation of East Timor massacre (Dave Todd)
  • McDougall’s letter “pathetic”
  • Remember who also works for him
  • Making a mockery of our democracy (George Adamson)
  • Hypocritical policy
  • Sanctions could end against Indonesia
  • Canada endorses the big lie
  • Indonesia rejects aid idea (Jeff Sallot)
  • McDougall predicts end to sanctions
  • Indonesia criticizes aid donors
  • Murder victim mourned: blood-letting marks visit of Indonesia’s foreign minister (Don Hauka)
  • Trial begins for two students in anti-Indonesian protest
  • Farawar bloodshed leaves a stain on Canada (Li-lien Gibbons)
  • Woman carries on brother’s work (Murdoch Macleod)
  • Stop the aid to Indonesia (John McMurry)
  • West ignored killing until interest affected (Richard Foxton)
  • Peace ship gets warning
  • Canadians in group sailing for East Timor demonstration
  • Indonesians turn back peace boat
  • Diplomat trying to block protest voyage to Timor
  • Slaughter in East Timor angers student: protest at Indonesian consulate meant as message for Barbara McDougall (Timothy Folsom)
  • East Timor in a state of terror
  • East Timor trials: defendants challenge court’s jurisdiction
  • Dili demonstrators go on trial for subversion
  • UN commission adopts half-hearted decision
  • East Timor round-up – ban on foreign journalists visiting East Timor

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Various documents

Contains various documents such as letters, emails and press releases that were written or published in 1993.

The first page of the item has a list of every item included in the attachment.

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Various documents 3

Contains various documents such as letters, emails and press releases that were written or published in 1993.

The first page of the item has a list of every item included in the attachment.

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Online Publications 2

Online publications that were published in 1999.

The first page of the item has a list of every item included in the attachment.

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East Timor Update 1992-03

  • Title: East Timor Update no. 10. March 1992

Contents: Indonesia dissolves aid consortium

  • Timor trials open
  • Peace boat turned back
  • Trent students write for Timor
  • Bush pushes military help for Indonesia
  • Theo's reign of terror
  • Action of the Month

East Timor Alert Network

East Timor Update 1992-06

  • Title: East Timor Update no. 12, June 1992

Contents: Bata Shoes Boycott launched

  • "Subversive" students jailed
  • The aid tango
  • Torture goes on
  • US Congress considers aid cutoff
  • Blood-pouring verdict postponed
  • Xanana to UN: Don't forget East Timor
  • The Indonesia Kit
  • Action of the Month

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East Timor Update 1994-11

  • Title: East Timor Update no. 37, November 1994

Contents: Renewed hope among new troubles in East Timor

  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Dili, East Timor
  • Background: Dili Massacre
  • Background: Human Rights in Indonesia
  • Canadian Policy
  • Action Requested

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Various documents 2

Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums, faxes and press releases that were written or published in 1991. This item includes:

  • Letter to Mr. Scott Baldauf, The Christian Science Monitor from Arnold Kohen
    (09.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Micah Sifrey, The Nation from Arnold Kohen (06.01.1991)
  • Fax message for Tom Quigley from Arnold Kohen (23.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Dr. Peter Carey, Trinity College from Arnold Kohen (23.12.1991)
  • Notes on Direct contact with Authoritative Church sources in East Timor (19.12.1991)
  • Letter to Karl Meyer, The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (20.12.1991)
  • Letter to Ms. JoAnn Wypijewski, Managing Editor of The Nation from Arnold Kohen
    (20.12.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Fax message for Pat Walsh from Arnold Kohen (12.12.1991)
  • Letter to Stephen S. Rosenfeld, Deputy Editorial Page Editor of The Washington Post
    from Arnold Kohen (05.12.1991)
  • Letter to Stephen S. Rosenfeld, The Washington Post from Arnold Kohen (04.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Noam Chomsky from Arnold Kohen (04.03.1991)
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from John S. Cummins, Bishop of Oakland (26.03.1991)
  • Memo from Jose Ramos-Horta, Special Representative (26.11.1991) | 3 pp.
  • Fax message for Ms. Victoria Forbes Adan, Amnesty International from Arnold Kohen
    (31.12.1991)
  • Letter to the Hon. James Baker, Secretary of the Department of State from Most Rev.
    John R. Roach, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis (19.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Marty Rendon from Arnold Kohen (29.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Marty Rendon from Arnold Kohen (15.12.1991)
  • Handwritten note to Sidney from Arnold Kohen (20.12.1991)
  • Telefax to Mr. Brian McKeon c/o Sen. Biden from Arnold Kohen (23.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Mr. Mark Brinkmoeller from Arnold Kohen (06.11.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. J. Grimmond, International Editor of The Economist from the Rt. Rev. Paul
    Moore Jr. (11.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Mr. Tom Dinnell, Director of the Office for Social Ministry from Arnold
    Kohen (29.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Sr. Patricia Keefe, OSF from Arnold Kohen (29.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Mary Pat Olson from Arnold Kohen (16.10.1991)
  • Re-draft, Boutros-Ghali (1991) | 2 pp.
  • Fax message for Marty Rendon from Arnold Kohen (1991)
  • “Civilians may face death penalty in Timor Case” (02/1991)
  • “Two Post-Massacre letters from Xanana Gusmao” (19.12.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Fax message for Patricia Natali, Archdiocese of Newark from Arnold Kohen
    (17.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Sister Rose Sheridan, CSJ from Arnold Kohen (17.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Msgr. Bryan Walsh from Arnold Kohen (17.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Ms. Jo Ann Benrich from Arnold Kohen (17.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Marty Rendon from Arnold Kohen (17.10.1991)
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from Stephen Colecchi, Director of the Office of Justice and
    Peace (27.09.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. Peter Kooijmans, Special Rapporteux on Torture from Sidney Jones,
    Executive Director of Asia Watch (13.11.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Urgent fax message for Msgr. Bryan Walsh from Arnold Kohen (06.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Prof. James David Barber from Arnold Kohen (24.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Tom McKening from Arnold Kohen (24.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Dr. Peter Carey, Trinity College form Arnold Kohen (29.09.1991)
  • Fax message for Peg Maloney, Justice and Peace Office from Arnold Kohen
    (25.10.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. David Bartel, Administrative Assistant c/ Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum
    from the Rt. Rev. Paul Moore (29.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Fran Boulay from Arnold Kohen (25.10.1991)
  • Letter to Stephen Rosenfeld, Deputy Editorial Page Editor of The Washington Post from
    Arnold Kohen (05.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Stephen Rosenfeld, The Washington Post from Arnold Kohen
    (19.11.1991)
  • Handwritten letter to Arnold Kohen from Paulette Gerand (10.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Mr. Peter Gordon, Yorkshire Television from Arnold Kohen
    (11.12.1991)
  • Letter to Karl Meyer, The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (12.12.1991)
  • Letter to the President of the United States (Bill Clinton) from thirty U.S. Senators
    (25.11.1991) | 4 pp.
  • Letter to His Excellency, the President of International Parliamentarians in London from
    the National Council of Maubere Resistance (CNRM) and the National Resistance of the
    Students of East Timor (RENETIL) (1991) Subj.: Call for help and request for protection
    | 2 pp.
  • Message to Assistant Chief BAIS ABRI in Jakarta from the Commander of KODAM
    IX/UDAYANA, Chief of Staff, Assistant for Intelligence (23.02.1991) Subj.: Renetil
    Clandestine Network in Denpasar | 4 pp.
  • Letter to Mgr. Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo from Rev. Reinaldo Cardoso (16.02.1991) | 2
    pp. [Portuguese]
  • Letter to the Hon. James A. Baker III from Nony Rhodes (14.03.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Letter from X. Gusmao with an attached document, all in Portuguese (18.03.1991) | 6 pp.
  • Letter to Hon. Connie Mack, United States Senate from Monsignor Bryn O. Walsh,
    Executive Director of the Catholic Commission for Social Advocacy (12.11.1991)
  • Letter to Hon. Bob Graham, United States Senate from Monsignor Bryn O. Walsh,
    Executive Director of the Catholic Commission for Social Advocacy (12.11.1991)
  • Letter to Toby Volkman, Staff Associate of the Social Science Research Council from G.
    Carter Bentley (29.01.1992) attached is a tentative table of contents for the East Timor
    volume | 4 pp.
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from G. Carter Bentley (08.04.1992)
  • Letter to the Hon. Judge John M. Walker Jr., United States Court of Appeals from Arnold
    Kohen (15.10.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Stephen Rosenfeld, The Washington Post from Arnold Kohen (28.04.1991)
  • Letter to Ben Anderson from Arnold Kohen (12.04.1991)
  • Letter to Sally from Arnold Kohen (12.04.1991)
  • The same letter from Paul Moore, Jr was sent to: (12.04.1991)
    ● Mr. Micheal Chamberlain
    ● Ms. E.M. Adjali, Executive Secretary, United Nations/International Affairs
    Women’s Division, United Methodist Church
    ● Ms. Veronica Pritchard Parke
    ● Mr. David Hinkley
    ● Professor Benedict Anderson
    ● Ms. Brenda Hughes Moore
    ● Mr. Edward Doherty
    ● Father Reinaldo Cardoso, St. Anthony’s Church
    ● Rev. Edward R. Killackey, M.M
    ● Rev. William Lewers, Center for Human Rights at Notre Dame Law School
    ● Mr. John P. Salzberg
    ● Ms. Sally Lilienthal
    ● Hon. Malcolm Wallop
  • Handwritten letter to Arnold Kohen from Julian Bosewall (08.01.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Senhor Dr. Jorge Sampaio, Secretário-Geral do Partido Socialista from Xanama
    Gusmao (09.03.1991) | 5 pp.

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Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums, faxes and press releases that were written or published in 1991. This item contains:

  • Letter to Paul Moore from Arnold Kohen (23.08.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. Richard Kessler, Senate Foreign Relations Committee from the Rt. Rev.
    Paul Moore (26.08.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Handwritten note for Mike J. from Arnold Kohen (13.11.1991)
  • Draft letter to President Bush (1991) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Mr. Karl Hutterer, Social Science Research Council from John Monjo,
    Ambassador (14.12.1990)
  • Fax message for Steve Alston, CAFOD from Arnold Kohen (23.08.1991)
  • Telefax to Mr. Brian McKeown c/o Sen. Biden from Arnold Kohen (23.10.1991)
  • Telefax from Mr. Eugene Callahan, Administrative Assistant of Office of Sen. Alan
    Dixon from Arnold Kohen (23.10.1991)
  • Letter to Paul Moore from Arnold Kohen (23.10.1991)
  • Fax message to Steve Alston, CAFOD from Arnold Kohen (23.10.1991)
  • Letter to Sr. Perez De Cuellar, United Nations Secretary-General from Rt. Rev. John
    Crowley (24.10.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Hon. Richard Solomon from theRt. Rev. Paul Moore (23.10.1991)
  • CAFOD Telefax to multiple organizations from Steve Alston (23.10.1991)
  • Letter to Ms. Ellen Straus from Arnold Kohen (26.08.1991)
  • Letter to Paul Moore from Arnold Kohen (26.08.1991)
  • Fax message for Dr. Peter Carey, Trinity College from Arnold Kohen (02.09.1991)
  • Fax message for Martin Rendon from Arnold Kohen (07.09.1991)
  • Draft letter to the President, The White House | 2 pp.
  • Fax message for Dr. Peter Carey, Trinity College from Arnold Kohen (23.07.1991)
  • Letter to Ms. Lee Arrowood c/o Sen. Wallop from Arnold Kohen (26.08.1991)
  • Fax message for Steve Alston, CAFOD from Arnold Kohen (28.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Donnacadh Hurley, Trocaire from Arnold Kohen (19.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Paul and Brenda Moore from Arnold Kohen (24.11.1991)
  • Letter to His Excellency Ali Alatas, Foreign Minister from Sidney Jones (20.11.1991) | 2
    pp.
  • Letter to Ms. Mary McGrory, The Washington Post from Arnold Kohen (18.11.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. Karl Meyer, The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (18.11.1991)
  • Fax transmittal to Mr. Hugh O’Shaughnessy from Arnold Kohen (31.12.1991)
  • Letter to His Excellency Abdul Rachman Ramly, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
    from Harris Wofford (01.01.1991)
  • Fax message for Frank Monahan, Office of Gov’t Liaison from Arnold Kohen
    (19.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Lee Arrowood c/o Sen. Wallop from Arnold Kohen (24.11.1991)
  • A preliminary proposal for a One-Day Workshop on the Situation in East Timor (1991) |
    9 pp.
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from Toby Volkman (10.06.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Congressional Record - July 29th, 1991 | 6 pp.

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