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Arnold Kohen

The collection represents a remarkable record of Timor advocacy and documentation in the USA and internationally. Materials in this collection relate to Arnold Kohen’s Timor advocacy from 1975 to about 2007, covering the period of Indonesian occupation (1975-1999) plus a box of additional materials for the years after 1999. The collection comprises 15 boxes now at Bishop’s University in Quebec.

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1975 Various documents

Various documents that include memorandums, letters and documents written in 1975.

Item list:
This item includes:

  • Letter to the Support groups and fraternal organizations from the New York Information
    Office (Sue Nichterlein - República Democrática de Timor Leste) (27.02.1990) | 2 pp.
  • Statement by Jose Ramos Horta, Minister for External Relations and Information of the
    Government of the Democratic Republic of East Timor. (13.12.1975) | 3 pp.
  • Statement by Jose Ramos Horta, Minister for External Relations and Information of the
    Government of the Democratic Republic of East Timor (20.12.1975) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Editor of The New York Times from Richard W. Franke, Member of the
    Timor Defense Committee, (26.12.1975)
  • Pacific News Service: “East Timor’s Cry for Help” by Robin Osborne (1975) | 4 pp.
  • Congressional Record - December 12th, 1975 | 4 pp.
  • Letter to Jacqui Chagnon from John Taylor, British Campaign for an Independent East
    Timor, (28.02.1976)
  • A resolution signed by embers of parliament (110 M.P.s signed) (09.12.1975)
  • Letter to. Jacqui Chagnon from Lenny Siegel, Pacific Studies Center, (02.02.1976)
  • Press Release - Timor Defense Committee Formed, created by the Timor Defense
    Committee (22.12.1975)
  • Letter to Mr. Mark Letter, Citizens’ Commission of Enquiry, from Sue Nichterlein
    (22.01.1977)
  • Letter to Ms. Jacqui Chagnon from Sue Nichterlein (22.01.1977)
  • Letter to Donald M. Fraser, Committee on International Relations, from Mr. Ken Fry
    (24.02.1977) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Ms. Sue Nichterlein from Donald M. Fraser (22.02.1977)
  • Letter to Sue Nichterlein, New York Information Office, from Noam Chomsky
    (29.11.1976)
  • Letter to the East Timor News Agency from Jacqui Chagnon (03.03.1977)
  • Letter to Dennis and ETNA from Jacqui Chagnon (22.07.1977)
  • Visit of Jose Ramos Horta to Washington, D.C. - itinerary | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Ms. Susanne Nichterlein from John P. Salzberg, Special Consultant
    subcommittee on International Organizations (03.11.1976)
  • Letter to Jacqui Chagnon from Sue Nichterliein (05.10.1976)
  • Letter to Mr. Ernest DeMaid, Permanent Representative of WFTU to UN, from Jacqui
    Chagnon (07.04.1976)
  • Letter to Matt Witt, Editor of the UMW Journal, from Jacqui Chagnon (07.04.1976)
  • Letter to Mr. Leon David & Mr. Mo Falner, Hospital Workers Union, Jacqui Chagnon
    (07.04.1976)
  • Letter to James Lerner, Managing Editor of EK News, from Jacqui Chagnon
    (07.04.1976)
  • Letter to Mr. Harry Bridges from Jacqui Chagnon (07.04.1976)
  • Letter to Mr. Boris H. Block from Jacqui Chagnon (07.04.1976)
    Letter to John Salsberg from Louis Wolf (17.03.1977)

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  • BU USTHP
  • Collection
  • 1975-2000

Three subcollections composed of materials collected by Arnold Kohen, Martin Rendon, and Daniel Southerland, relating to the advocacy work of the Humanitarian Project regarding violent Indonesian occupation of Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor).

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1976 Various documents

This item contains:

  • East Timor Independence: The War Nobody Wanted by Helen Hill (1976) Pacific News Service | 4 pp.
  • Letter to Jacqui Chagnon from Barry, Editor of InterNews, Berkeley, California (03.03.1976)
  • Letter from Richard W. Franke of the Timor Defense Committee (02/1976)
  • Timor: the Island of Fear, Island of Hope written by the Cornell-Ithaca East Timor Defense Committee (1976)
  • Letter to Ithaca Rest of the News from Joel D. Meltzer, News Director (WVBR) (03.06.1976) | 3 pp.
  • June 2nd ROTN tape: a written description of the contents of the tape (1976)
  • May 31st UPI Story: a written description of the contents of the story (1976)
  • May 31st UPI Story 2: a written description of the contents of the story (1976)
  • Letter to the United Press International from Joel D. Meltzer, News Director WVBR (03.06.1976)
  • The Indonesian takeover of East Timor by Robert Lawless, University of Florida (21.05.1976) | 9 pp.
  • Letter to Mr. Chairman from Missāo Permanente de Portugal Junto das Noçōes Unidas, New York (1976) | 5 pp.
  • Indonesia and the incorporation of East Timor by Michael Leifer (09/1976) The World Today | 5 pp.
  • Universal Declaration of the Rights of Peoples (04.07.1976)
  • Memo to Support groups, Fraternal organizations, of the Democratic Republic of East Timor (05.12.1976)
  • The Military Situation in East Timor written by Richard Tanter (06/1976) | 10 pp.
  • On Developments in East Timor written by Helen Hill (30.04.1976) | 5 pp.
  • Letter to His Excellency, The Secretary-General, United Nations Organization, from Jose Martins, President of KOTA, (29.04.1976) | 2 pp.

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Indonesian intervention in East Timor

Indonesian Intervention in East Timor: a Chronology was published by the East Timor Information and Research Project. It details the chronology of invasion of East Timor and some background information on East Timor from before the invasion.

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Support the Cornell-Ithaca ET defense Committee

Support the Cornell-Ithaca East Timor Defense Committee was a newsletter published by Cornell and Ithaca to bring awareness to what was happening in East Timor in 1976.

It contains:

  • East Timor: a war-by-proxy for 1976
  • Kissinger
  • Fretilin
  • Napalm
  • Bio-Bombs
  • Aid cut-off
  • What can be done?

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Asian Survey

The Asian Survey published "The Indonesian takeover of East Timor" by Robert Lawless, a professor at The University of Florida.

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1976 Newspaper articles

Includes various newspaper articles that were written and published in 1976.

This item contains:

  • Control of East Timor handed to Indonesians (07/1976) The Washington Post
  • East Timor becomes Indonesian Province (07/1976) The Washington Post
  • Timor: Staging the rites of integration (18.06.1976) Far Eastern Economic Review
  • The South Pacific: The making of Tim-Tim (14.04.1976) Far Eastern Economic Review |
    2 pp.
  • Australia: Switching off Fretilin (15.10.1976) Far Eastern Economic Review
  • Indonesia: Suharto tinkers with the engine (14.04.1976) Far Eastern Economic Review
  • The man in the Timor sandwich (14.04.1976) Far Eastern Economic Review
  • Australia’s rift with Indonesians over Timor troubles U.S. (02.05.1976) The Washington
    Post
  • East Timor becomes Indonesian province (18.07.1976) The New York Times
  • Timor (1976) International Institute for Strategic Studies | 2 pp.
  • Indonesia’s hidden hand in Timor (23.09.1975) The Christian Science Monitor
  • Indonesia faces guerrilla action in East Timor (08.12.1976) The Christian Science
    Monitor
  • Indonesia pays a heavy price for its Timor invasion (07.10.1976) London Guardian
  • U.N. calls on Indonesia to leave Eastern Timor (23.04.1976) The New York Times
  • Men freed in Timor returned to Lisbon (28.07.1976) The New York Times
  • Death toll in East Timor overstated, Australia says (02.03.1976) The New York Times
  • East Timor acting on Indonesian link (22.03.1976) The New York Times
  • Waldheim urging new Timor efforts (16.03.1976) The New York Times
  • Fighting on Timor said to kill 60 000 (15.02.1976) The New York Times
  • Indonesian force quits East Timor (20.03.1976) The New York Times
  • Ten attack Indonesia over Timor (17.11.1976) The Age
  • Indons. killed 60,000: report (19.11.1976) The Age
  • U.S. will send Indonesia grain worth $35.2 million (19.04.1976)
  • Suharto dismisses head of troubled Pertamina (04.03.1976) The New York Times News
  • East Timor: Back to mother (24.07.1976) The Economist
  • Portugal refugees face bleak winter (1976) The New York Times
  • East Timor: The war Australia might have prevented (19-24.07.1976) The National
    Times | 6 pp.

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Decolonization - Issue on East Timor

This a publication of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs, Trusteeship and Decolonization. It was published in August 1976 with a focus on the Issue of East Timor.

It is broken down in two parts:

  • Part one: The Political Evolution of Portuguese Timor
  • Part Two: The Question of Portuguese Timor in the International Arena

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1977 Various documents

Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums and press releases that were written or published in 1977.

This item includes :

  • Speech by Murray Kempton, CBS Radio Network with Spectrum (17.12.1977)
  • Speech by Phyllis Schlafly, CBS Radio Network with Spectrum (17.12.1977)
  • Memorandum to Ed Luidens & Hank Lacy, East Asia, Fred Wilson, Southern Asia and
    William Wipfler, Human Rights from Frank Cooley, Indonesia Liaison (25.04.1977)
    Subj.: Reflections on the East Timor Tragedy | 5 pp.
  • Speech by Murray Kempton, CBS Radio Network with Spectrum (17.12.1977)
  • “Indonesia fears U.D. aid cut-off on Human Rights” Pacific News Service (14.04.1977) |
    4 pp.
  • Letter to Exmo. Reverendo Padre Francisco M. Fernandes, Presidente da Comissāo dos
    Refugiados de Timor (President of the Commission of refugees in Timor) from Joseph G.
    Sullivan, Segundo Secretário de Embaixada (25.03.1977) [Portuguese]
  • Letter to Exmo Senhor Francisco Mario Fernandes, Presidente da Comissāo dos
    Refugiados de Timor from D.A. Roycroft (1977)
  • Letter to the Honorable Fraser, the Chairman of Sub-Committee of the Human Rights
    from Francisco Lornandes (07.26.1977)
  • Letter to the Hon. Donald M. Fraser, U.S Senate, from Douglas J. Bennet, Assistant
    Secretary for Congressional Relations (21.12.1977)
  • Letter to the Hon. Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser, Subcommittee
    on International Organizations, (29.11.1977) | 3 pp.
  • Congressional Record - July 20th, 1977
  • Information package from the East Timor Information and Research Project that contains
    documentation concerning Indonesian use of U.S., British, French, Australian and
    Canadian Military equipment in the invasion of East Timor (1977) | 8 pp.
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from Martin Hatch, one of Ben Anderson’s students (20.11.1977)
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from Don Luce, Clergy and Laity Concerned (09.03.1977)
  • Letter to Ms. Sue Nichterlein, Republica Democratica de Timor Leste, from Donald M.
    Fraser, Subcommittee on International Organizations (22.02.1977)
  • Rajaratnam: Singapore recognizes the status quo of Timor (01.08.1977)
  • Daily Report Annex: Asia & Pacific (18.08.1977) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Dr. Richard W. Franke from David Hicks, StonyBrook (14.06.1977)
  • Nation Manuscript that Arnold Kohen wrote, published in November 1977 | 16 pp.
  • Document submitted to the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Committee on
    International Relations written by Stephen R. Heder & Arnold Kohen (19.07.1977) Subj.:
    American Policy and the Issue of East Timor | 5 pp.
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from John P. Salzberg, Staff Consultant of the Subcommittee on
    International Organizations (05.08.1977)
  • Document submitted to the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Committee on
    International Relations, written by Stephen Heder from Arnold Kohen (28.06.1977)
    Subj.: East Timor and the Issue of Self-Determination | 11 pp.
  • Letter to the Committee for Justice from Richard W. Franke (15.12.1977)
  • “Jakarta Domestic Service in Indonesian” (22.08.1977)
  • Notes on Timor hearings in Subcommittee on Inter-National Organizations by Jacqui
    Chagnon (19.07.1977) | 2 pp.
  • “West Timorese flees to Fretilin-held areas” (28.09.1977) ETAN | 2 pp.
  • ETAN Press Release: News and Communiques on Radio Maubere September 23 and 25
    1977 | 2 pp.
  • República Democrática de Timor Leste: News Release that includes three newspaper
    articles (18.10.1976) | 2 pp. :
    ● 40 000 Indonesian armies in East Timor (08.10.1976) Financial Review
    ● Indons lunch Timor attack
    ● Fretilin still strong: Suharto (26.08.1976) Sydney Morning Herald
  • Letter to Support groups and fraternal organizations from New York Information Office,

    45, 35 Claremont Avenue, New York, New York 10027 (Sue Nichterlein) (27.02.1977) |

    2 pp.

  • Letter to the Members of Congress from Jacqui Chagnon and Mike Connor (03/1977)
    Subj.: Ongoing war in East Timor and the use of U.S. Weapons by Indonesia
  • Letter to Mr. Blair Clark, The Nation from John Newmann (02.12.1977)
  • Letter to Carmel (no last name mentioned) from Lou Wulff (28.03.1977)
  • Letter to the Members of the Committee on International Relations from Donald M.
    Fraser, Subcommittee on International Organizations (29.06.1977) Subj.: Summary of
    hearing on human rights in East Timor held on June 28, 1977, | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Members of the Committee on International Relations from Donald M. Fraser,
    Subcommittee on International Organizations (21.07.1977) Subj.: Summary of hearing on
    Human Rights in East Timor, held on July 19, 1977, | 2 pp.
  • Radio News Bulletin: Timor Hearings (23.03.1977)
  • “East Timor Terrorists surrender to Government” (14.06.1977)
  • “Fretilin leader reports victories to Cuban news service” (15.06.1977)

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1977 Newspaper articles

Newspaper articles that were published in 1977.

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

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International Bulletin

International Bulletin published an article called "Congress hears report of 100, 000 killed in E. Timor" in their March 1977 issue.

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Indonesian Intervention in East Timor

Indonesian Intervention in East Timor: a Chronology was published by the East Timor Information and Research Project. It details the chronology of invasion of East Timor and some background information on East Timor from before the invasion. It's an updated version from the previous one published in 1976.

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1978 Various documents

Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums and press releases that were written or published in 1978.

This item includes:

  • Letter to the Editor of the Columbia Journalism Review from Arnold Kohen (20.12.1978)
    | 3 pp.
  • Letter from Noam Chomsky (11.10.1978)
  • “Stop Indonesia’s starvation strategy in East Timor International Red Cross Relief
    mission urgently needed” a form that brings what was happening in Timor to light (1978)
    | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Vice-President Walter Mondale from Jacqui Chagnon, CALC Human Rights
    Program, (27.04.1978) | 2 pp.
  • “East Timor & Self-Determination” written by CALC to V.P. Mondale (27.04.1978) | 2
    pp.
  • “Indonesia’s Political Prisoners” written by CALC to V.P. Mondale (27.04.1978)
  • Letter to Mr. Arnold Kohen from Jennifer Wilson, Letters Editor of The Sunday Times
    (30.08.1978)
  • Letter to the Hon. Donald M. Fraser from Douglas Bennet Jr, Assistant Secretary for
    Congressional Relations, (07.01.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Hon. Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser (08.12.1977)
  • Letter to Mr. Peter Stephens from Madeleine Edmondson, Newsweek (05.12.1978)
  • Letter to Tapol-U.S. Campaign for the Release of Indonesian Political Prisoners from
    Hodding Carter III, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Department Spokesmen,
    (03.07.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Editor of The Sunday Times from Arnold Kohen (21.08.1978)
  • Letter to Arnold Kohen from George Palmer, Assistant to the Executive Editor of The
    New York Times, (08.06.1978)
  • Letter to the Hon. Donald M. Fraser from Douglas J. Bennet (23.09.1978) | 3 pp.
  • Letter to the Hon. Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser, Chairman
    (04.08.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Hon. Cyrus Vance, Secretary of State from Donald Fraser & Helen Meyner
    (22.06.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Hon. Donald Fraser from Douglas J. Bennet (15.08.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Editor of The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (30.04.1978) | 2 pp.
  • “U.S. Pilots are bombing Asians again” flyer (07/1978)
  • Letter to Ambassador Andrew Young from Jose Ramos Horta, Representative of Fretilin
    for the United Nations and International Organizations (12.07.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Press Release: Statement by Mr. Jose Ramos-Horta, Permanent Representative of the
    Frente Revolucionaria de Timor Leste Independente Fretilin for the United Nations and
    International Organizations (12.07.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Mailgram to Patricia Derian, Assistant Secretary for Human Rights and Humanitarian
    Affairs, from Arnold Kohen (18.10.1978)
  • Mailgram from Roberta Quance (25.09.1978)
  • Letter to Carmel from John Newman (24.05.1978) | 3 pp
  • A Report prepared for the Committee on Foreign Relations United States Senate by the
    Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division Congressional Research Service Library
    of Congress (11/1970) | 2 pp. with the speech attached | 15 pp.
  • Letter to Mr. Robert Grose from Susan Hafe, Chief Correspondence Management
    Division (06.09.1978) | 2 pp.
  • Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy - International Human Rights and the
    Administration’s Security Assistance Program for Fiscal Year 1979 - a Critique
    (03/1978) | 33 pp.
  • Human Rights in East Timor - Testimony by Shepard Forman (28.06.1977) | 5 pp.
  • Letter to Rev. William Wipfler, National Council of Churches Human Rights Office, from Arnold
    Kohen (27.12.1978) | 2 pp.
  • “Emergency Committee for Human Rights in Indonesia and Self-Determination in East Timor
    (1978) | 2 pp.

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1978 Newspaper articles (Part 1)

This item contains:

  • American aid to Indonesia ignores Human Rights abuses (01.01.1978) St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Guerillas in Timor still fight in Indonesia (19.04.1978) The New York Times
  • 29 000 Indonesians, held as Reads, are being freed after testing (26.04.1978) The New York Times
  • Mondale lauds Indonesia for freeing prisoners (07.05.1978) The New York Times
  • Freed Indonesian prisoners goes home to find his wife remarried, no job (1978)
  • California’s Family Affair (19.05.1978) Seven Days | 2 pp.
  • The sun keeps trying to set on a colonial Past (03.08.1980) The New York Times
  • US forges new links with South-east Asian states (04.08.1978) The Guardian
  • Rights in Indonesia (5-6.08.1978) International Herald Tribune
  • Indonesia: developing a feeling of unity (04.08.1978) Far Eastern Economic Review | 2 pp.
  • U.S. Human-Rights Laws: trade barrier (13.08.1978) International Herald Tribune
  • ’60 000 died in Timor invasion’ (20.08.1978) The Sunday Times
  • E. Timor trying to cope with 125 000 refugees (12.09.1978) International Herald Tribune
  • Haven of bamboo and thatch (13.09.1978) The Age
  • East Timor: Beyond the Fighting (26.09.1978) The Asian Wall Street Journal
  • Indonesia: Timor’s arithmetic of despair (29.09.1978) Far Eastern Economic Review | 3 pp.
  • E. Timor emerges from War, Isolation (27.09.1978) Los Angeles Times | 2 pp.
  • Collapse forecast for the revolt of East Timor (18.10.1978) San Francisco Chronicle
  • East Timor’s travail (09/1978) Atlas World Press Review
  • Chomsky accuses U.S. on East Timor conflict (02.12.1978) The New York Times
  • All the News that fits (25.12.1978) The Village Voice
  • Mary McGrory: Spies who leave your illusions out in the cold (1978)
  • The Bronco workhorse: ask Timor about it (1978) a flyer
  • Australian aid for starving Timor (02.11.1979) Financial Times
  • 30 000 deaths (14.09.1978) The Guardian
  • East Timor fight against Indonesia a ‘hopeless cause’ (05.10.1978) The Times
  • Misery in Remexico (13.09.1978) San Francisco Chronicle
  • A better class of thumbscrew (15.05.1978) The Village Voice
  • CIA said to aid Indonesia units in East Timor (20.06.1978) International Herald Tribune
  • East Timor guerrilla group ‘faces collapse’ (25.09.1978) The Guardian
  • The Big Test (08.05.1978) The Village Voice
  • Mondale is a nonexpert who matters (14.05.1978) Week in Review
  • Indonesia: W.S. Rendra (28.08.1978) The Times
  • Island diplomacy (03.09.1978) Sunday Times
  • East Timor protest (29.04.1978)

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1978 Newspaper Packets (Part 2)

Newspaper packet that contains various newspaper articles published in 1978.

This item contains:

  • A better class of thumbscrew (15.05.1978) The Village Voice
  • 29 000 Indonesians, held as Reds, are being freed after testing (26.04.1978) The New York Times
  • Mondale lands Indonesia- for freeing prisoners (07.05.1978) The New York Times
  • Freed Indonesian prisoner goes home to find his wife remarried (1978) The Wall Street Journal
  • Mondale Trip: Reassurance for Asian Allies (1978) The New York Times
  • Mondale outlines a ‘new agenda’ for U.S. in Pacific (31.05.1978) The New York Times
  • Indonesia is keeping a tight rein on press (23.04.1978) The New York Times
  • Indonesia’s leader names new cabinet (15.04.1978) The New York Times
  • Key Indonesian sees peril from Islam Extremists (18.04.1978) The New York Times
  • Suharto does it his way, again (26.03.1978) The New York Times
  • Indonesia trying to restore its relations with China (04/1978) The New York Times
  • Ethnic diversity poses challenge for Old Indonesia (11.04.1978) The New York Times | 2 pp.
  • Indonesia’s student protestors emphasize their loyalty (04/1978) The New York Times | 2 pp.
  • Indonesia’s oil fails to wash away the blight of poverty (27.04.1978) The New York Times
  • Carter turns to Asia (30.04.1978) The New York Times
  • Indonesia nickel project reflects 2 worlds (14.04.1978) The New York Times | 2 pp.

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