Item consists primarily of correspondence between ETAN Canada members discussing their activities for 1997. It also consists of a statement by the Canadian Delegation for the Consultative Group for Indonesia, minutes from a meeting between PET-Canada and Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy, information regarding Sharon Scharfe's publication "Complicity: Human Rights and Canadian Foreign Policy," and an account of a visit to Indonesia by Sharon Scharfe.
The file contains information on the involvement of the Honourable Raymond Chan, from about 1993 to 2000, in the East Timor solidarity movement. Chan was Secretary of State for the Asia-Pacific Region for the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Item is a publication produced by the Asian Center with Noam Chomsky in 1980. It features an editorial-style article written by Chomsky, entitled "Why should we devote attention to East Timor, a small and remote place that most Americans have never even heard of?"
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Item consists primarily of reports discussing human rights violations in East Timor from about 1986 to 1999. It includes reports of consultations between the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) and Canadian Human Rights Non-Governmental Organizations. It also includes a report from the Canadian Peacebuilding Coordinating Committee, the 1998 annual report of Human Rights Violations in East Timor produced by the East Timor Human Rights Centre, and a presentation given by Canadian Action for Indonesia and East Timor (CAFIET) to the NGO Consultations on Human Rights in East Timor.
Various documents ranging from photographs, flyers, posters from protests, flags, drawings, letters, pamphlets or publication made in regards to Timor Leste (East Timor). Most the these documents were created by different solidarity groups.