Book about the history of East Timor and Japan's involvement and responsibility in the matter. Table of contents (see below for original Japanese): • Japan’s Responsibility: Fretilin’s message to the United Nations • Chapter 1: Do you know East Timor? • Chapter 2: Details on the East Timor War • Chapter 3: Fretilin and the people of East Timor • Chapter 4: Indonesia and East Timor • Chapter 5: Japan and East Timor • Chapter 6: Each country’s response to the situation • Chapter 7: The end— What we can do about it Contains multiple graphs, the translated message of Fretilin to the United Nations, a letter from the Indonesian foreign minister Adam Malik to Jose Manuel Ramos Horta, and multiple pictures of the war.
Item is a publication produced by the Miyagi Prefecture's Branch of the Foundation of Japan Teacher's Mutual Benefit and Educational Promotion in June 1997. It consists primarily of the transcripts of two speeches: the first, entitled "'What should be the human existence in our time?' From the view point of fundamental human rights," was given by Jose Ramos Horta (1996 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate) at the educational foundation in Sendai Japan on January 7, 1997; the second is a translation of a speech given in Japanese by Dr. Yiochi Higuchi (Professor of Sophia University) the same day at Hotel Sendai Plaza, and is entitled "The Significance of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize." It also contains biographical information on Jose Ramos Horta, Yiochi Higuchi, Jean Inglis (translator), and Michio Takahashi.
Preface by Michio Takahashi
What should be the human existence in our time? -- From the view point of fundamental human rights -- by Jose Ramos Horta
The Significance of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize -- Keynote Address -- by Professor Yiochi Higuchi