A bulletin entitled, “4 mois pour Timor-est” Avril 1994. It is written by different french solidarity groups for Timor. It includes encouragements and support from the campaign and 2. Timor-Est et le Droit International (East Timor and International law).
This document contains sixteen separate documents.
“Pétition au Comité de Décolonisation, Juillet 1994” [Translated: Petition to the committee of decolonization] from Agir pour Timor. They are asking the committee to provide, information to the public on its work in favour of the people of East Timor to self-determination. That this Committee exclude Indonesia, as a member, from any decision-making process concerning East Timor, under the principle of law that one cannot be both judge and party. That this committee recommend to the Secretary General to do everything in his power to obtain the release of Xanana Gusmao, as a symbol of the Timorese resistance movement, without neglecting to intervene for the release of the other Timorese political prisoners and that this committee recommends to the Secretary General to make public the two reports of Mr. Amos Wako. | 3 pages, all in French
“Statement by the British Coalition for East Timor to the U.N. Decolonization Committee - New York. 13 July 1994” | 4 pages
“Statement on East Timor to the UN Special Committee on Decolonization by Pedro Pinto Leite, Secretary-General of the International Platform of Jurists for East Timor. | 3 pages
“Petition to the United Nations Special Committee of 24 in support of the struggler self-determination of the peoples of East Timor from Philippine Solidarity for East Timor and Indonesia (PSETI) July 13, 1994” | 3 pages
“General Assembly Resolution 3485 - 12 December 1975 - Question of Timor” | 2 pages
“S/RES/384 (1975) Adopted by the Security Council in its 1389th meeting on 22 December 1975” | 2 pages
“S/RES/389 (1976) Adopted by the Security Council at its 1914th meeting on 22 April 1976” | 2 pages
“Back to the Beginning: Report of an Australian Council for Overseas Aid (ACFOA) Delegation to East Timor, 5-13 June 1999 - Executive Summary and Key Recommendations” | 3 pages
“Petition of the Asia-Pacific Coalition for East Timor (APCET) at the United Nations’ Committee of 24 by Augusto N. Mictat, Jr.” 23 June 1999 | 3 pages
“Petition to the U.N. Committee on Decolonization written by Canadian Action for Indonesia and East Timor (CAFIET)” New York, June 22, 1999. | 5 pages
“Petition of East Timor International Support Center (ETISC), Darwin, Australia, to the United Nations’ Committee of 24” June 21, 1999. | 6 pages
“Petition of the Indonesian people regarding the resolution of the East Timor Problem written by Fortilos, Solidarity forum with the People of Timor Lorosae” | 3 pages
“Brief presented by Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka, Bishop in charge of the Japan Catholic Council for Justice and Peace to the Special Committee on the Situation with Regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples” 22 June 1999. | 3 pages
“Petition on the Question of East Timor” written by Östtimorkommittén (East Timor Committee) Sweden. 22 June 1999.
“Statement on East Timor to the United Nations Special Committee of 24,23 June 1999 by TAPOL, the Indonesia Human Rights Campaign” | 4 pages
A pamphlet entitled, “East Timor Today - Building for the future” It gives ‘A Glimpse into the Past’ and a ‘Myths vs Facts’ section, a ‘Developments’ sections that includes: religion, education, trade & industry, health, agriculture, culture and transportation, and a ‘Epilogue’ section.
This item includes four different bulletins published about East Timor. It includes:
A bulletin of the National East Timor Winter Mobilization with the title being: “East Timor fights on.” The articles within the bulletin are entitled, “The rape of East Timor,” “How your taxes help the generals,” Faking Timor’s ‘Free choice’” “Why Fretilin will win,” “Timor’s women fight invaders,” “Peacock’s double-talk on Timor aid” and the last page discusses how to reach out and learn more. July 15-17. | 4 pages.
A publication created for the East Timor Moratorium from March 18-20th. The title of the document is: “Timor— dying for its freedom.” The articles within are entitled, “What will you do?” “The Generals have trodden on a scorpion,” “What is Fretilin?” “How Fraser & Peacock help Jakarta’s genocide,” and the last page details the Moratorium and how you can help East Timor. | 4 pages.
A publication created by the Campaign for an Independent East Timor entitled, “East Timor, Mini Vietnam?” The articles within the publication are entitled, “Stop Indonesian Invasion of East Timor,” “Independence or Invasion,” “The Facts on East Timor,” “Independent East Timor Campaign,” “$5000 East Timor — solidarity appeal” and “Appeal and donation form” | 4 pages.
A Bulletin created in The Netherlands about East Timor in Dutch. | 2 pages
A campaign poster from the Netherlands. The description is as follows: “1981. Holocaust on the sly - East Timor. Poster produced and distributed by Human Rights organization “Komitee Indonesia” in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The title refers to the holocaust by the Nazi-regime during WWII, comparing it to the genocide in East Timor- that was not heard- of was deliberately ignored - by those elements in the international community that had the power to stop it.
Photograph entitled, “East Timor, South Maluku and West Papua unite Conference in The Netherlands” with the description: “24 April 1981: South Moluccans, East-Timorese and West-Papuans sign an agreement of collaboration. Location: Capelle and IJessel, The Netherlands. The people in the picture are: Lilypaly, Jacob Xavier, Referent Manusama and Ayamiseba. In the background we see the flags of South-Maluku and West-papua. Both flags are forbidden in Indonesia, and until now people still go to prison for raising these flags.
Document entitled, “Legislative research document East Timor 1980-1981” | 2 pages.
Press Release by the Australian Council for Overseas Aid published on August 28th 1982
Provisional itinerary for Roger Clark and Carmel Budiardjo (September 1982) | 5 pages
Senate Inquiry Checklist, with sections entitled, “Reference A: The Human Rights and Condition of the People of East Timor, Reference B: United Nations Resolutions and Actions with Regard to E. Timor, Reference C: Appropriate Policies to be Adopted by an Australian Government in Relation to Matters Revealed in the Committee’s Inquiry” September 1982 | 4 pages.
A flyer entitled, “Timor-Leste, Genocídio físico, cultural e religioso” June 1982 | Portuguese
Flyer entitled, “Calling for European Solidarity” in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The description is: 14 June 1986: Invitation to a meeting about strategies to involve more European countries in solidarity activities for East Timor. Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Organisation of the meeting: XminY Solidarity Fund. Human Rights Organization “Komitee Indonesia” and the Dutch Pacifist Socialist Party. | The flyer is in Dutch.
A page with two photographs attached. The first entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description, 1986. Oct: Bishop Lopes, Ms. Mimi Fereira & Mr. Satsukki Eda at a rally in Osaka. Mr.Eda is the founder of the Diet Members’ Forum on East Timor. The second photograph is also entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description: 1986. Oct: Bishop Martinho da Costa Lopes speaks about East Timor and creates a great sensation among the citizens. Many solidarity groups were formed.
Leaflet entitled, “East Timor and the 1986 ALP National Conference - Putting the Timorese first.” The headline says that: “This leaflet proposes modest changes to existing Party policy which reaffirm the primacy of the East Timorese views in any actions or decisions concerned with their future.” The subtitles within the leaflet are: “ACTU”, “Amnesty International”, “1984 resolution”, “proposed 1986 resolution”, “Concern Continues: UN Secretary-General, Pacific Trade Union Forum, US Congress, Indonesian Press, Portugal,” “Why changes are needed— and why”, “Conflict continues,” “East Timor: the military situation.” The leaflet was published by ACFOA Human Rights Sub-Committee. | 6 pages
“East Timor update, November 1986” It discusses 1. United Nations, 2. Internal situation, 3. Parliamentarians refused access to East Timor, 4. European parliament takes strong stand, 5. The Churches, and 6. New Book on East Timor. This document was prepared by the Australian Council for Overseas Aid (ACFOA) | 6 pages
A photograph entitled, “Demonstration on Human Rights Square (Trocadero, Paris, France)” with the description: 1989: When Pope John Paul II visited Dili. This was the first demonstration organized in France under the name “Agir pour Timor” (Act for Timor) to make noice about East Timor and let people know about the situation and the struggle. Trocadero is the Human Rights Square in Paris. In the background we see the Eiffel tower for its 100th birthday.
A different photograph with the same description as above.
A newspaper article entitled, “Paul wants the Pope to join his crusade” written by Beverley Taylor published in the East London Advertiser. November 1989.
Two newspaper articles, the first entitled, “Hunger strike still on” written by Beverley Taylor published in the East London Advertiser on November 3rd, 1989. The second article is entitled, “ Hunger striker Paul is backed by Kinnock” published in the East London Advertiser on November 24th 1989.
A photograph entitled, “Demonstration in Dome City Utrecht (The Netherlands)” with the description: 14 October 1989: Action Group Purnarma and other activists march in Utrecht, The Netherlands after Pope JPII’s visit to East Timor resulted in violence. Utrecht was chosen as the location for this march. JPII visited here in May 1985.
A document with two photographs attached. The first entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” with the description: 1989: Mr. Abilio Araujo together with Dr. Ana Gomes, then Portuguese Ambassador to Japan, at a symposium in Tokyo.The second entitled, “Hakata, Japan” with the description: 1989, Aug: Mr. Rogue Rodrigues speaks at the photo exhibition of Elaine Briere during a PP21 Rally in Hakata.
A document entitled, “Primeriras Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Porto (First Days of Timor at the University of Porto).” 1989. | 2 pages in Portuguese.
A booklet entitled, “Timor-Leste: Identidade do seu povo e perspectivas para o futuro” (Timor-Leste: Identity of its people and perspectives for the future) written by A. Barbedo Magalhâes and Jorge Mendes. April 29th. 1989. | 9 pages in Portuguese.