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Various documents 1

This item contains press releases, letters, newspaper articles published between 1974 to 1994.

It contains:

  • Letter to the editor of The Sun Terra from Robert Wesley-Smith, Darwin/World, (01/05/1984)
  • Notes by Robert Wesley Smith on organisation of Timor rally Darwin (12/11/1993)
  • Handwritten letter to Robert Wesley-Smith from Bruno Kahn
  • Article written by Robert Wesley-Smith (spokesperson for AFFET) about the series of public demonstrations held by the Liberal Party (11/1991)
  • “Why Target Paul Keating? East Timor Week” A flyer published by the East Timor Action Group in Darwin. (August 15th-21st 1994)
  • Press release: “Darwin Supporters for a Free East Timor” written by Robert Wesley-Smith (24/12/1992) | 2 pp.
  • “Statement by Bill Hayden, MP” Leader of the Opposition, (20/01/1978)
  • Letter to the Editor of the New Idea from Robert Wesley-Smith, Darwin (28/03/1994)
  • “The integrity of Ramos Horta needs to be doubted” by Wendy Holland (06/06/1995) | 5 p.
  • Fax with the attention for the Editors from Georgie Brown and Barbara Jamen (04.06.1993)
  • “I killed more than 10 people” Confessions of a Spy in New Idea (26/03/1994) | 4 p.
  • Letter to Mr. Robert Wesley-Smith, East Timor action Committee, from Grant Tambling, Senator for the Northern Territory (11/11/1992) | 2 pp.
  • Extract from the Weekly Senate Hansard, Parliamentary Database, “Matter of Urgency, East Timor”, (26/11/1991) | 4 p.
  • “Repressive regime in East Timor” in reply to Peter Hastings’ article, (27/04/1987)
  • Email from Charles Soheiner about “The Keating visit to Jakarta, October 1993”
  • Press Release: “More Indonesian Blackmail in. Darwin, like in Manila” written by Robert Wesley-Smith, Australians for a Free East Timor, (13/06/1994)
  • “Don’t undersell the extent of the East Timor Tragedy” (15/02/1994)
  • Press Release: “What a week it is in Darwin” written by Robert Wesley-Smith, Australians for a Free East timor (27/10/1993)
  • Press Release: “Timor causing Wooly thinking and Secret Government Deals” written by Robert Wesley-Smith, Australians for a Free East Timor (01/11/1993)
  • Press Release: “Is the NT becoming a Police State” written by the Australians for a Free Eat Timor (27/06/1993)
  • Public Statement: “Release of Political Prisoners in East Timor” written by Peter Wesley-Smith, Professor of Law and Dean at the University of Hong Kong (08/08/1993)
  • Press release: “NT Govt could really help East Timor medical needs now” written by Robert Wesley-Smith, Australians for a Free East Timor (04/07/1994) | 2 p.
  • Speech at Darwin rally 2nd anniversary of Dili Massacre by Rob Wesley-Smith (12/11/1993) | 2 p.
  • Letter to President Suharto, President of Indonesia from East Timor Supporters, Darwin (06/1994) | 2 p.
  • Press Release: “Rally to Free Pro-Democracy Political Prisoners in Indonesia, East Timor and West Papua” written by Darwin Supporters for Democracy in Indonesia, East Timor and West Papua (1994)
  • “One year of the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights” (1994) | 2 p.
  • Letter to the Senior Presidente da Comissão Eventuel de Assembleia da republica para accepandanento da situação en Timor Leste from Jose Xanana Gusmão (no date) | in Portuguese
  • Speech given by Reza Muharam an Indonesian student who was a part of the Peace Mission to East Timor (no date)
  • Letter to Mr. Jose Manuel Ramos Horta from Adam Malik (17/06/1974)
  • A pamphlet of Xanana Gusmao, “Free Xanana - Free East Timor Campaign” (1992) | 3 p.
  • A drawing of two men: one holding a sign that says protesting and the sentence of 12 years and the other man is a soldier with the writing killing with the sentence of 17 months. The tag line says ‘Free East Timor’. On the back of the drawing, it has Xanana Gusmao’s biography. | 2 p.
  • ‘Free Xanana! Free East Timor! Boycott Bali!’ written by East Timor Action Group in Darwin (1992) | 2 pp.
  • Press Release: “Welcome to visitors from nearby” written by Jose Gusmao, Goncalo Pinto & Rob Wesley-Smith (22/06/1993)
  • Press Release: ‘Labor moves Timor motion in Assembly’ written by John Bailey, Deputy Opposition Leader (14/11/1991)
  • ‘Free Xanana Free East Timor’ written by East Timor Action Committee (05/1993) | 2 pp.
  • Minutes of ETRA meeting on the 5th of January 1994
  • Press Release: “Evidence Accumulates against Indonesian brutality East Timor” written by Australians for a Free East Timor (05/02/1994) | 3 p.
  • Press Release: “Demonstrations” written by Rob Wesley-Smith, Australians for a Free East Timor (11/03/1993)
  • Letter to Senator the Hon. Gareth Evans, Minister for Foreign Affairs from Warren Snowdon, Member for the Northern Territory. (26/11/1992) | 2 pp.

Australians for a Free East Timor

Various documents 3

This document contains letters, press & media releases and reports written between 1975 and 2000 by AFFET.

It contains:

  • Letter to Dr. Jose Luis Gomez, Ambassador of Portugal from Gina Roncoli, Lois Randall & Francisco Vidinha (31.10.1991) | 7 pp.
  • News Briefs - Gabinete de Informaçāo da Fretilin: Indonesians form in East Timor Intimidations’ Groups (09/1991) | 3 pp.
  • Email from Rob Wesley-Smith that includes a Media Release entitled: “Anzac Day - wear black for East Timor” written by Susan Connelly (04/1999) | 2 pp.
  • A flyer entitled: “Why target Paul Keating? East Timor Week” which describes Paul Keating’s role in the Australian ALP governments and was Prime Minister for more than 2 years. 'He has been party to their immoral decisions to breach the UN Charter and Human Rights Declarations', it includes Australia’s history over East Timor - highlights (15th - 21st August 1994)
  • A flyer for “East Timor Week” with the program for the whole week (Monday 15th - Sunday 21st August 1994)
  • East Timor Coalition - Darwin - Media Release: “Torture details of boats people asylum seekers show the realities for East Timorese in Operassi SAPU RATA (‘eliminate’), the current Indonesian military offensive.” (27/10/1995) | 2 pp.
  • East Timor Coalition - Darwin - Media Release: “Summaries of tortures of 3 recently arrived East Timorese asylum seekers” (27/10/1995) | 4 pp.
  • East Timor - Media Release: “Urgent Update on East Timor State of Siege” (13/10/1995) | 2 pp.
  • East Timor - Media Release: “Statement on Religious Conflicts in East Timor” written by Jose Ramos-Horta (10/1995) | 3 pp.
  • “East Timor - my country of birth ad heart” by Cesarina Rocha (06/1996) Human Rights Solidarity AHRC Newsletter | 3 pp.
  • Open letter from Alarico Jorge Fernandes, Minister for Information and national Security of the Democratic Republic of East Timor to Indonesian Soldiers & Indonesian People. Broadcast on Radio Maubere on 04/03/1977.
  • Australians for a Free East Timor - Press Release: “Evidence Accumulates Against Indonesian Brutality East Timor” written by Rob Wesley-Smith (05/02/1994) | 3 pp.
  • Flyer entitled: “Welcome to East Timorese victims of Indonesian bloody aggression” with numbers and the history of the invasion in East Timor (09/1979)
  • “The Body Count” (02/1995) The Independent Monthly | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the East Timor Supporters written by Allan Nairn from New York (12/1994) | 2 pp.
  • United Nations Secretary General Report: “Questions of East Timor - Progress report of the Secretary-General” (16/09/1994) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Darwin TV mainly from Rob Wesley-Smith (13/04/1994) Re: Ads, Amnesty, Artists for East Timor
  • “Will Indonesia Listen?” New York Times editorial, 19 September 1994, published on the International Herald Tribune on 20 September 1994
  • “Revealed: Timor cover-up” The Sydney Morning Herald (24.08.1994)
  • “Encontros in Southeast Asia” by Tony Haynes, Cultura, (Spring 1993) | 2 pp.
  • Flyer entitled: “Selamat Datang di Arfura Games” an Indonesian flyer that writes about the horrors of what had happened in East Timor (05/1993) | Indonesian
  • The National Council of Maubere Resistance Media Statement: “East Timor Indonesian sea patrol stepping up” (31/07/1995)
  • “Death Numbers - Troop Numbers in East Timor” written by Rob Wesley-Smith, Australians for a Free East Timor, Darwin (26.01.1997) | 2 pp.
  • “Arndits spin on Balibo Deaths” written by Rob Wesley-Smith (20.01.1997) | 3 pp.
  • “One story of torture in East Timor” written by Antonio Pinot Govela, one of the Timorese People (26/10/1995) | 2 pp.
  • “Testimony before the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization” presented by Ms. Eleanor Hoffman, Australians for a Free East Timor - New York (23.07.1996) | 5 pp.
  • Letter to Sr. Presidente da Comissāo dos Direitos do Homem (Mr. Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights) from Chefe das Falintil (Head of Falintil) written on March 13th, 1997 | 3 pages in Portuguese
  • “A Falintil commander reports - a brief overview of the military situation” written by Commander Dai Tula, East Timor: To Resist is to Win, (12/1993)
  • “How Reebok exploits its Indonesian workforce” written in the TAPOL Bulletin, (04/1994)
  • “Fretilin Peace-Plan” This is the plan that Fretilin presented to the Indonesian Government its Pland for Peace whose application would guarantee respect for the rights of the Maubere People and their freely expressed will and a possibility for other countries interested in the East Timor problem to follow the process. (written in 1983, published in 1984)
  • Email from Martin Broek called “Finland asks for protest letters: Arms Trade to Indonesia”, it contains: Protest letters to the Finnish Government on arms trade (08/03/1996)
  • “Bishop Belo’s visit to Darwin, Cassette launch” by Rob Wesley-Smith (3-7/ 12/1993) | 4 pp.
  • “East Timor invasion anniversary feature” A detailed feature about the history of East Timor up until 1982 | 11 pp.
  • “Xanana” written by Louise Crowe. She looks at the life of the man now facing criminal charges of rebellion and the possession of illegal weapons. His trial attracted international attention. (Fall 1993)
  • Statement by Bill Hayden, MP - Leader of the Opposition (20/01/1978)
  • “Rejection of Fretilin Leader’s visa” written by Bill Hayden, MP (09/01/1978)
  • Remembering the Santa Cruz Massacre (12/11/1991) : “Message for heroic East Timorese People" by Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate (09/11/1995)
  • Letter to Wes from Shirley Shackleton (no date)

Australians for a Free East Timor

Various documents 4

This document contains various letters, press releases ad documents.

It contains:

  • Document written by five East Timorese people which they presented at British Embassy. The first speech was written by Temotio Jose Fernandes whose parents were both killed by the Indonesian occupying forces in Los Palos, along with other member of his family. The second by Antonio Baptista Sequira, two members of his family were killed at the time of the Indonesian invasion of East Timor. The third was Nelson Turquel who took part in the demonstration of 12 November 1991. The fourth was Joaquim Alim who also took part in the demonstrations of 12 November 1991, but managed to escape from St. Cruz cemetery at the time of the massacre. The fifth was Egas Soares and he was one of the activists who took part in the demonstrations at the time of Pope John Paul’s visit to Dili in 1989 and also, the one of 12 November 1991. (09/1995) | 2 pp.
  • Burg Schlaining Declaration (05/06/1995) written by Burg Schlaining, the Embassy of Portugal | 2 pp.
  • Two letters from Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, member of CNRM and Commander of FALINTIL, written to supporters in the UN (07/01/1994) | 2 pp.
  • A pamphlet entitled: “West Papua, Colony of conquered land?” that includes subtitles such as ‘During the last Ice Age?’, ‘1848… carved up like a Christmas cake.’, ‘West Papuan flag 1961’, ‘West Papuan human rights?’, ‘Ecology + Culture = Life’. written by the Tasmanian West Papua Association | 2 pp.
  • A flyer entitled: “Indonesia Under Suharto, Oppression, brutality & Slaughter” which describes what doing business with Indonesia is like and how corrupt and brutal the military dictatorships of General Suharto is. On the other side of the flyer, it details East Timor’s struggle against Indonesian Colonialism Continues. The flyer was written by Australians for a Free East Timor. (06/1995) | 2 pp.
  • A message recently received from East Timor Resistance elements is roughly translated. It includes that at the Indonesian army day celebration on 17/04/1995 in Dili, the Indonesian army Commander told participants that if/when the UN secretary General and the International Community support the integration of East Timor into Indonesia and it list what would happen. (21/04/1995) | 2 pp., first page in Portuguese.
  • An article entitled, “Who’s to Blame? Australia or Indonesia” which discuss the major oil find in the Timor Gap in February 1994, Brisbane-based oil and gas company Petrox NL has been the focus of protests over Australian exploitation of the situation in East Timor.
  • Letter to The Editor of The NT News from Rob Wesley-Smith, President of the Australians for a Free East Timor (18/07/1995)
  • A flyer entitled: “Please come to the Inaugural Meeting of The Northern Territory Council for Civil Liberties at Brown’s Mart” It had taken place on Tuesday, December 10th.
  • “McGauran accuses government of pandering to Indonesia” (19/04/1995) Australian News
  • Australian-East Timor Association - Resource List, includes books, badges, car stickers, map, music cassettes, postcard, poster, t-shirt. (04/1993) | 2 pp.
  • Email written by CDPM with the subject line: CNRM Communique - the title: “Communique from the Maubere Resistance National Council, Fretilin Directive Communication (22/03/1993) | 2 pp.
  • UN Secretary of General Report: General Assembly - Forty-ninth session Item 07 of the provisional agenda, subject entitled “Question of East Timor” - progress report of the Secretary-General (09/1994) | 2 pp.
  • “Agreement between Cecilia Inacio (Reis) and Jose Ramos Horta (04/1993)
  • “Statement by Cecilia Inacio Reis” (04/1993) Re: Husband and Bank a/c
  • “Statement… R. Wesley-Smith” (12/11/1992) Re: At Indon. Consulate | 2 pp.
  • A document that lists the chapters of this book entitled: “Twice in a Lifetime - Australia’s Betrayal of East Timor.” The chapters are entitled: Introduction, A Personal Account, The First Invasion… World War II, East Timor Between the Wars, East Timor Untamed, 1975-94, Australian’s Complicity, East Timor in Australian Exile, Australian Responses… For and Against East Timor, Paths and Prospects for a Settlement. | 3 pp.
  • Two letters from Xanana Gusmao written to supporters in the UK (27/11/1993)
  • Senate Question (No.1589): “East Timor” - Senator Margetts asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs, upon notice, on 9 August 1994: with reference to changes to Australian foreign policy in East Timor since the Indonesian of 1975. | 2 pp.
  • Extract from the Current Senate Hansard Database: “Questions without notice - East Timor” Page: 572 (07/02/1995)
  • Press Release: "Joint Movement for Self-Determination Referendum for East Timor.” It was signed by Dr. George Aditjondro, Indonesian Campaign for a Referendum for Self Determination for East Timor, Jose Gusmao, East Timor National Council of Resistance, Flavia Pires, Timorese Democratic Union & Rob Wesley-Smith, Australians for a Free East Timor (25/11/1994)
  • Current Senate Hansard: “Questions without Notice - East Timor” page: 2973 (14/11/1994)
  • “Statement by Bill Hayden, MP” Leader of the Opposition (20/01/1978)
  • “Visit to East Timor” written by Allan Dermody of Sydney, Australia. It is a personal account of a couple who completed a two month trip through the Eastern Indonesian Archipelago culminating in a month’s visit to friends and relatives in East Timor. (10/1994) | 3 pp.
  • Letter to Senator the Hon Gareth Evans, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade from the Hon. Warren Snowdon, MP of the Northern Territory (23/11/1992) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Jose Gusmao from Rob Wesley-Smith, AFFET (11/04/1994) | 4 pp.
  • “The truth about Timor” written by Sam Moresh which is a document about the history of Timor and about Moresh’s 18 year old brother, Ben, who he believes was murdered in West Timor’s capital, Kupang, last April in 1994. | 2 pp.
  • A flyer entitled: “East Timor - casualty in the arms race” which includes the Federal ALP East Timor policy which was adopted at the ALP Notional Conference in Canberra, it also lists the steps that the new government should adopt immediately. (10/03/1983) | 2 pp.
  • A pamphlet entitled: “Strengthening Legal Aid and Human Rights in Indonesia”, leading Indonesian Lawyer, Dr. Buyung Nasution, Tours Australia, it includes: ‘who is Dr Buyung Nasution?’, ‘what is LBH?’, it lists his speaking dates and how someone can help the LBH (9-20 September 1994) | 2 pp.
  • “Last part of letter to Jose Gusmao” written by Rob Wesley-Smith (01/04/1994)
  • Letter to Wesley from Jose Ramos-Horta (12/10/1978) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Rob Wesley-Smith from David Kacey, British Campaign for an Independent East Timor (14/12)
  • “Another radio planned, Timor protest rally told call for support” (08/12/1976) N.T. News
  • Letter to The Ombudsman from Rob Wesley-Smith, the letter is entitled “the DAWN reference 77/1633” (23/09/1979)
  • Letter to Mr. A.G. James of Waters, James & O’Neill, Barristers, Solicitors & Notary from Wal Fife, Minister for Business and Consumer Affairs (26/09/1977)
  • Letter to the Ombudsman from Rob Wesley-Smith (07/10/1979)
  • Letter to Neal from Rob Wesley-Smith (21/01/1978)
  • Letter to Neal and David from Rob Wesley-Smith (24/12/1977)
  • A document that is written by AETA that includes the following resolution from this meeting be sent to Darwin for transmission to East Timor. (18/09/1977)
  • Letter to David Adrian Neil from Rob Wesley-Smith (07/09/1977)
  • Letter to the Indonesian Government from Rob Wesley-Smith & Bill Day (1977)
  • Letter to the Editor of The Star from Rob Wesley-Smith (19/09/1977)
  • Document entitled: “Arrest by Customs and Navy - 16 September 1976” written by Robert Wesley-Smith (18/11/1976) | 2 pp.
  • Document that has the following unauthenticated message was received on outpost radio Darwin. The message was on behalf of the people of East Timor. Transcribed by Ken White, NT News (01/10/1976)
  • Press Statement written by Francisco Xavier Do Amara, President of FRETILIN Central Committee in Dili (13/09/1975) | 4 pp.
  • “Timor: The dragon and the mouse” written by Martz Raper (no date)
  • “Last Communication from Roger East in Dili (Nov/Dec 1975)
  • “Background to Timor - Independence or Death, Ex-Consul Speaks out” written by Jim Dunn in The New Darwin prior to December 7th 1975
  • Memorandum to CAA Staff from Michael Crotty entitled: 'East Timor & CAA Gleanings’ (12/08/1975)
  • Letter to Rob Wesley-Smith from Sue Nichterlein (31/07/1978)
  • “Let East Timor speak” public radio transmitter-receiver for two-way contact between Australia and East Timor (10/12/1976) with a sign up sheet attached | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Hon. Andrew Peacock, Minister for External Affairs from Dr. Bill Roberts, Chairman (17.02.1977)
  • Memo to: East Timor Support Groups written by David Scott, Member Executive Committee (18/02/1977)
  • ‘On behalf of Timorese Community” a list of concerns written. (15/01/1977)
  • A letter to Rob Wesley-Smith from H.C. Morris, Moystn Park (02/12/1976)
  • Letter to Rob Wesley-Smith from David Scott (08/02/1977) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Rob Wesley-Smith from Denis (15/02/1997) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to the Indonesian Consulate, to the Department of Immigration & to Telecom, c/o Post Office, Darwin written by the Committee of Timor groups in Darwin supporting the Democratic Republic of East Timor (07.12.1976)
  • Letter to Mr. Rob Wesley-Smith from David Scott (03/12/1976) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Mr. Robert Wesley-Smith from Rev. G. Bucknall, on behalf of members of the United Church in North Australia Conference (15/10/1976)
  • The Northnews, Vol. 2, No.121: ‘Gun Running Case’ & 'Portuguese colony on Timor’ (18/10/1976)
  • Telegram to Alarico Jorge Fernandes, Minister for Information East Timor from Darwin Timor Information Centre (1976)
  • “It’s up to you and me to make Australia see” A song for East Timor entitled: Timorese song of Liberation. (no date)
  • Letter to Mr. Robert Wesley-Smith from David Scott (04/11/1976) | 2 pp.

Australians for a Free East Timor

Various documents 3

This document contains sixty-six separate documents.
It includes:

  1. A page of photographs from the OPORTO Conference in Sydney (June 1996). The top centre photo is of Fretilin. Top Right is Jim Audrey (Author of Free East Timor) and people from ACFOA Human Rights Office.

  2. The cover of “A Humble Backbencher - The memoirs of Ken Fry, MHR Fraser, 1974-1984” 2002.

  3. Various pages of “Timor Nia Klamar” 1997.

  4. A page with two photographs. The first is the cover of the ‘National Aboriginal Newspaper.’ The second is the Canberra protest against British Aerospace export to Indonesia, 1996.

  5. A flyer for ‘Benefit Night for East Timor’ which will take place on November 24th, 1999 in Sydney.

  6. Two documents. The first is from the Catholics in Coalition for Justice and Peace about the Seminar with Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jose Ramos Horta. It gives a short description why he won his Nobel Peace Prize and when the event will take place. The second is the invitation. He will speak on May 26th 1997 in Strathfield. The topic is “East Timor and Its Future.” | Two pages

  7. A photograph of a protest. Darwin Action re-enactment of Santa Cruz Massacre, Protest. The photo is from Rob Wesley-Smith.

  8. A flyer for ‘East Timor Women’s Benefit Night’ on May 28th, 1996. It was organized by Jefferson Lee and Timor Special Projects on behalf of AETA in Sydney.

  9. A flyer for, “East Timor: Its Future in the Asia Pacific” a public education and dialogue conference from June 21st - June 24th 1996 in Sydney. Some examples of topics: Modern history of East Timor, East Timorese political organizations, Asia Pacific perspectives on East Timor, etc. There will be over 40 international guests. On the reserve of the flyer is registration clip-off. | 2 pages.

  10. A flyer for ‘A Benefit for East Timor’ with Enda Kenny performing on November 3rd, 1996. The benefit is in conjunction with Australia East Timor Association and Timor Special Projects.

  11. Two photographs. East Timor Solidarity were denied access to the National Folk Festival during a performance by Indonesian Embassy sponsored performance. Gareth Smith from Canberra ‘People for Peace’ organized a protest at the gate of the National Exhibition Centre - Venue of the Folk Festival (1996). Gareth Smith then a Canberra teacher disrupted Indonesian Embassy Open Day (August 17th, 1992) with a banner protesting Santa Cruz Massacre. The Embassy was forced to shut its doors. Gareth also forced closure of Air Show in Canberra when there was BAE. He was an observer in 1999 and now works with Byron Bar, NSW, Friendship Group.

  12. A flyer for “Rebuilding East Timor” on August 30th, 2002. Some of the keynote speakers are, Frank Brennan, James Dunn, Shirley Shackleton, John Martinkus, Max Stahl and Martin Wesley-Smith. The conference was presented by AETA, RIAP (Uni of Sydney), Aidwatch, Otford Press, Friends of Maliana, Sydney City Council

  13. A page of photographs. They look taken at a fair or conference. One of the photos is of a sign entitled, ‘East Timor Handcrafts.’ The descriptions are blurry.

  14. A sign that reads, “War criminal allowed to “cut and run” by Iemma and Downer.” Iemma is the Premier of NSW. Iemma who invited the Governor of Jakarta to Sydney for a business trade exchange. 2007.

  15. A page of photographs. Blues Bands for Xmas Party, ‘Friends of Maliana’ fundraiser - Leichhardt, Jeff Lee’s Backyard. 2008.

  16. A page of photographs. Timor Activists in Sydney. Abel Catering at Manly - Oe-cussi event (?)

  17. A page of six photographs entitled, ‘some Media Workers in East Timor 2005.’ One is of volunteers at the Max Stahl - National Audio-Visual Archive, Xanana Gusmao Reading room, Luke Gosling (Timor Lives CD) from Metinaro Army base with Unicef worker and Ina Bainbridge, co-editor of weekly English language paper ‘Timor Sun,’ Music programmer, community radio station Pante Oe-cussi.

  18. A photograph of Bridie Kind, Sydney ‘Boogie Queen’ performing at ‘Poptarts’ Timor Benefit.

  19. Two documents. The first entitled, ‘Timor - Give them a radio, Mr. Fraser - Let them be heard, for pity’s sake!’ The second is Paul Kelly in Timor Leste in 2006 and a Newsletter from the Australian National Maritime Museum (Sydney) Fretilin Radio 1976-7 | 2 pages.

  20. A poster entitled, “AUSTCARE East Timor Appeal” with the phone number to donate money to AUSTCARE. AUSTCARE Campaign Response to 2006 Crisis.

  21. A page of photographs from “A Dirty Little War” book launch. July 2001.

  22. A poem entitled, “Paddy McGuinness” by Denis Kevans. He wrote this poem to support Maliana Library Project in Sydney, Australia. 2000.

  23. A page with two photographs. The first is Rob Wesley-Smith with Ego Lemos and Cinque D’Oriente in Darwin, 1st tour of Australia. The second is Dancers at the Fretilin Rally, July 2001 in a stadium.

  24. A page of photographs. Top left: Timor Leste Embassy Opening Canberra December 2003. Bottom Left: Jeff Lee at Opening. Top Right: Dili, guest house - July 2001. Centre Right: Wes x Cinque D’Oriente. Bottom right: July 2001.

  25. A page with two photographs. Dr. Stephen Feld (USA Universities) expert on West Papua with Rex. 2006.

  26. A tribute collection in the newspaper with various articles stitched together about Denis Kevans. On the first page, it includes, “Witty Voice of a human generation,” Three poems form ‘the Great Prawa War’ with a photo of Denis reciting at New Writers Centre, 1995 & ‘Ah, white man, have you any sacred sites?’ The second page is a compilation of poems that were compiled by Jeff Lee. 2005. | 2 pages.

  27. A page of photographs from a Fretilin Rally, July 2001, stadium in Dili.

  28. A flyer entitled, ‘Free West Papua’ for a benefit concert. West Papua Cultural group Tour of Australia 2005.

  29. A page of photographs. Top Left: Timor choir reunion in Sydney. Middle Top: AETA meeting, late 2006. Top Right: Timor protest 2002, Sydney. Bottom Right: Andrew McNaughtan talking at AETA Rally in 1997.

  30. A page of photographs. Coro Loro Sae Reunion - Sydney. The photos were taken by Jeff Lee.

  31. A photograph of Bernadette Conndle, a volunteer in August 30th 2009. She is reciting Maliana poem.

  32. A flyer for the Friends of Malian Benefit in Sydney in April 2009.

  33. A photograph of Denis Kevans who was the leading political poet in Australia launching Xanana Gusmao collection of poems and Defence Statement from trial. Denis Kevans wrote “Your friends will never forget you” based on leaflet about Timor Leste. He also wrote a poem about conservative Councillor P.P. McGuinness who opposed Library project in Maliana. 2006.

  34. The book cover for Xanana Gusmao’s book. Timor Lives! speeches of freedom and independence with a foreword by the Honourable Justice Marcus Einfeld. 2006.

  35. Cover of Juan Federer Book entitled, “The UN in East Timor: building Timor Leste, a fragile state. 2005.

  36. A page of photograph from Marly - Oecussi Friendship Launch in Sydney 2009.

  37. A page of four photographs all taken by Jeff Lee in July 2001. The descriptions read: Nuis for sale on Road sale - Dili to Baucau, Timor Troops on training at army base in Metinaro, Harold Maiche, ex-NSW Fretilin in Dili at basketball stadium before National TV debate, Da Silva at Football stadium with Melbourne Fretilin activist at Fretilin Rally.

  38. A photograph of protesters at the Sydney Protest at Darling Harbour over the Timor Oil Issue in 2004. Their sign reads “Timor Gap Treaty Shame Australia.”

  39. A flyer for a Fundraiser for Maliana at The Balmain Town Hall. The fundraiser is to refurbish the town Gymnasium building. There will be performances by Timor Leste Cultural Groups and a showing of “A Hero’s Journey.” June 17th, 2007.

  40. A page of photographs. There is no description to the photos. It seems to be a fundraiser or concert by the Australia East Timor Friendship Association. There are two photos of performers and others with a large crowd gathered.

  41. A page of photographs of the ‘Shooting Balibo” book launch in Sydney in May 2009.

  42. A page of photographs from the 5th Andrew McNaughton Memorial Lecture December 2008. Lecture by Juan Federer, John Maynard (Producer Balibo), James Thomas.

  43. A page of photographs. Left: Roger Kid tour organizer Cinquo D’Orielle 2009 and Jeff Lee at Womad Festival, May 2009.

  44. A page of photographs of Paddy Kenneally WW2 ‘Sparrowforce’ Funeral in May 2009 in Sydney with the Ambassador from Timor Lester, Hernani Coeller Da Silva, Abel

  45. A protest poster outside National ALP Conference in Sydney, 2003. The poster reads, ‘Give East Timor a fairer share of their oil and gas resources that can be done with the stroke of a pen’

  46. A page of photographs taken in July 2001 at a book launch.The Bottom Right has Steven Sewell pictured. The descriptions are blurry.

  47. A page of photographs from the “Pop Tarts” for Timor - Queen’s Birthday 2005 Empire Hotel, Annandale, $820.00 raised for Alola Foundation Project in Maliana.

  48. A page of photographs from Dr. Andy McNaughtan (inaugural) Memorial Lecture 2004

  49. A photo of a women in Timor in 1974 from Elaine Briere’s Book.

  50. A page of photographs from a BBQ for Maliana at Jeff’s place. 2008. Leichhardt.

  51. A book cover of ‘Shakedown - Australia’s grab for Timor oil’ by Paul Cleary. 2006.

  52. A flyer for East timor Cultural Day (of Solidarity & Celebration) on May 17th. It includes the program of events which includes a Book Launch. 2004.

  53. A flyer for Austcare entitled, “Join Austcare explore East Timor and at the same time raise much needed funds for Austcare’s East Timor projects.” It’s a 10 day exploratory journey of East Timor escorted by Austcare’s CEO Mike Smith. 2005.

  54. A page of photographs with no description. The photos seem to be taken at an event that includes hiking or camping because there is multiple shots of mountains and of a map. 2007.

  55. A page of photographs of Oecussi in July 2005 with “Don” from Melbourne.

  56. A page of photographs. Bottom Left: Vaughan Williams, Darwin activist with Tim Fisher. Bottom Right: Lynelall Barry, also Marella Dod and Irena Steph.

  57. A photograph of Hai Tien Lee with boy he photographed in Sydney Morning Herald that was shot in Dili (30 August 1999) This photo was taken at reunion two years later in August 2001. H.T.Lee was a journalist inside UN Compound who initiated petition to Ian Martin (September 1999)

  58. A cover of a book entitled, “The East Timor Problem and the Role of Europe” which was Edited by Pedro Pinto Leite for the International Platform of Jurista for East Timor.

  59. A book cover for, “East Timor - A Decade of Development”

  60. A book cover for, “East Timor Develops” which seems to have been written by the Indonesian Government.

  61. A pamphlet entitled, “Welcome to Indonesia East Timor” created by the Provincial Tourism Office Timor Timur in Dili. The contents are fairly blurry but it has two sides and four panels. | 3 pages.

  62. A poster that reads, “This is what the Indonesian Army uses for birth control in East Timor” and pictured is a bullet.

  63. A poster separated in two. The first half reads, “Wanted for crimes against humanity” and the Ex-Indonesian President Suharto (for genocide in East Timor and mass murder in Indonesia and for plundering’ Indonesia’s wealth for 30 years) and Indonesian President Habibie (for sending thousands more troops into East Timor and for more massacres in East Timor and Indonesia) are pictured. The second half reads, “Unwanted for crimes against democracy” with Foreign Affairs Minister Axworthy (for kowtowing to dictators and letting them dictate Canada’s foreign policy) and Prime Minister Jean Chrétien (for putting trade ahead of human rights abroad and in Canada) are pictured. The poster was created by ETAN.

  64. The East Timor Project - Volume 1, An Anthology: Essays on the Political Economy of East Timor by João Mariano de Sousa Saldanha. It only includes the cover and the table of contents. | 3 pages.

  65. A flag that reads, “Stop!! Funding Genocide in East Timor” with a drawing of a bloody hand holding a bag of money that says ‘U.S. Tax International Monetary Fund for President Suharto of Indonesia.’ The bag of money is held over a dead woman. The flag was created by ETAN.

  66. A bag with handcuffs in them. Original hand cuffs as used during the 1995 hand cuff actions in The Netherlands in solidarity with Timorese students who occupied the Dutch Embassy in Jakarta. | 2 pages.

Various documents

This document includes fifty separate documents:
It includes:

  1. A document with two photographs. The first entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description: 1999, May: Laura Abrantes speaks at a meeting in Osaka, organized by the ‘Free East Timor! Japan Coalition (FETJC).’ The second is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description: 1999, Maiu: Mika Barreto speaks at peace gathering of university students in Osaka.

  2. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” with the description: 1999, May: Domingas Alves speaks about violence against East Timorese women, at a meeting in Osaka.

  3. A poster with the title: “7 de Dezembro Dia Internacional de Solidariedade com Timor-Leste. Que Viva o Povo de Timor-Leste” (7 December International Day of Solidarity with Timor-Leste! May the People of Timor-Leste Live) With the photograph of people for Timor. | Portuguese

  4. A poster with the title: “Happy Birthday (East) Timor” with cartoon of tanks approaching a sign that says East Timor.

  5. A poster with photos of East Timorese victims with the East Timorese flag.

  6. A poster with the drawing of a person tied to a pole with bullet wounds all over his body and his face is covered by a mask. He is also tied up by his waist and he is bleeding out. The word “Stop!” is written in the background in orange.

  7. A poster that says: ‘Freedom for East Timor.’ The is a sketch of someone who is trying to paint Free East Timor on the wall but is shot before he is able to finish. There is six other bullet holes on the wall.

  8. A poster that says: “Stop” in english and Japanese (?) with a stop of a person tied to a chair with blue pants on and no shirt that has been shot many times.

  9. A poster that says “Remember Santa Cruz” with a photo of protesters attached to it.

  10. A poster entitled, “Santa Cruz Massacre, No Justice Yet!” with a photo of a young child in blue. There is also a subtitle written in Japanese under the title.

  11. A poster entitled, “Where are they? Those killed at Santa Cruz.” with a photo of victims of the violence in East Timor. There is also a subtitle in Japanese, probably a translation of above.

  12. A poster that is entitled, “Help! Free East Timor!” with a sketch of a person tied up who is getting knives thrown at him but they alluding that the knives are actually Jesus on the cross. (Osaka East Timor Association)

  13. A poster entitled, “What Suharto is doing in East Timor? Stop the Genocide.” Friday Dec 7 - Fourth Anniversary of Indonesia’s invasion. On the poster, there is a photograph of a starving East Timorese child.

  14. A poster entitled, “Rai Timor: Concerto de Lançamento do CD” (Rai Timor CD Release Concert) created by Comissāo para os Direitos do povo Maubere (Commission for the Rights of the Maubere People). It was to be released December 28th, 1997. | Portuguese

  15. A poster entitled, “Vi Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Poto” (I saw Timor days at the University of Porto). It’s subtitle is: “Timor Leste uma responsabilidad internacional” (East Timor is an International responsibility). October 4-5 1994. | Portuguese

  16. A poster reading “Save East Timor” but the S, O, and S are larger to demonstrate to necessity of help within East Timor. The rest of the letters have photos of East Timorese people within them.

  17. A poster created by the Asia-Pacific Coalition for East Timor for the “East Timor and Beyond” the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference for East Timor that will be taking place on December 8th to 10th 2003.

  18. A poster entitled, “No Arms to Indonesia” with a cartoon of ship carrying arms towards Indonesia. The subtitle is : “Stop oppression of the people from East Timor, West Papua , Aceh and the Moluccas!”

  19. A poster created by the solidarity movement in The Netherlands. The half of the poster is black and the other is yellow.

  20. A poster for the 7th Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Porto (Timor Days of the University of Porto) with the program attached.

  21. A poster entitled, “Boycott Bali!” with the description: Bali is the headquarters of the Udayana military region which includes occupied East Timor. Indonesian rule cost the lives of well over 200, 000 East Timorese and the deaths, Lisa appearances, imprisonments, torture, rape and cultural genocide continue - all result of military, operations directed from Bali!”

  22. A poster for the Popular Theatre Troupe which presents “Viva Indonesia!” A documentary musical about colonial powers, generals, American eagles and dinky Aussies. March 16th.

  23. A poster for a french film presentation entitled, “Timor-Est : 19 ans d’occupation militaire, 19 ans de résistance” (East Timor: 19 years of military occupation, 19 years of resistance) | French

  24. A poster of Xanana that features a sketch of him.

  25. A poster entitled, “Rally for a Free East Timor” with the subtitle: They’ll never forget November 12. Will you? The poster also has a small summary of what happened on November 12th. It is organized by AKSI, CNRM, Fretilin, UDT & AETA. Donated by AETA for Solidarity through the years. (August 2009)

  26. A handmade poster entitled, “East Timor: Public Meeting on Monday, March 26th about ‘Total annihilation of the population may be the cost’” It also includes the program of the meeting. It was organized jointly by Willis East Timor Association and Brunswicl Community Aid Abroad. Donated by AETA for Solidarity through the years. (August 2009)

  27. A poster entitled, “I’m still fighting” with the translation in Japanese below it. There is a photograph of Timorese Refugees with their traditional costumes, in Darwin on the poster. It also says, “East Timor is our country. We want to be Free and Peaceful! That is all we hope.” with the translation in Japanese.

  28. A flyer created by Zed Books about East Timor. (The photo is really blurry)

  29. A postcard with the photograph of Xanana Gusmāo on it that says, “Free Xanana Gusmāo!” created by the Asia-Pacific Coalition for East Timor. On the other side of the postcard, it is addressed to H.E. President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, Prime Minister of Indonesia. It urges him to release Gusmāo. One could sign and leave their address attached to the postcard. | 2 pages

  30. A book entitled, “The War Against East Timor” written by Carmel Budiardjo and Liem Soei Liong

  31. A poster entitled, “Free Xanana Now”

  32. A poster entitled, “Manifestatie Oost Timor (East Timor manifestation)” that will take place on December 10th, 1995 infant of the Indonesian Embassy in The Netherlands. It includes how to get there by bus or train. | Dutch

  33. A poster entitled, “In Indonesië worden nog steeds mensenrechten geschonden. Alleen nu doen ze het zelf” [Loose Translation: Human rights are still being violated in Indonesia. Only now they do it themselves] | Dutch

  34. A poster for “Semaine de Solidarité (Birmanie - Indonésie - Timor)” du 7 au 13 mars 2001 à l’Espace l’Harmattan in Paris. | In French

  35. A poster for “Semaine de Solidarité avec les peuples d’Indonésie et de Timor-Est” du 27 octobre - 2 novembre 1999 à l’Espace l’Harmattan à Paris. | In French

  36. A document with a cartoon sketch entitled, “Cartoon in national newspaper, The Netherlands.” The description is: 1992: This cartoon was published in a Dutch national newspaper with the title, Tabee! (Bye Bye). A famous Dutch cartoonist named Opland illustrated the broken relations between The Netherlands and Indonesia. The conflict started when the Dutch Minister of Development Aid expressed his concern about East Timor during an official meeting with President Suharto in Jakarta. The cartoon shows a worried official meeting with President Suharto in Jakarta. The cartoon shows a worried Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Hans van den Broke and Minister Jan Pronk watching Indonesia breaking away. By their side is former Dutch-Indonesian colonial ruler Raymond Wasterling who waves his sword and says: “I would love to do something about this.” In reply, President Suharto states: “We have the right to create our own massacres.” | Dutch translation as well

  37. A cartoon of a man who represents Australia who is sitting on Indonesian Oil which is crushing the country of East Timor. The Australian is throwing human rights away. It says: Oil $ = Blood money.

  38. A publication entitled, “Timor Leste: 23 Anos de Resistência - Concerto” [Translation: East Timor: 23 years of resistance - Concert]. The concert will take place on December 12th and it was organized by Comissão para os Direitos do Povo Maubere - Porto [Commission for the Rights of the Maubere People - Portgual] | In Portuguese, 1998

  39. A publication entitled, “Debate sobre situação de Timor-Leste” [Translation: Debate on the situation in East Timor] It will take place on July 7th, 1986 in Portugal. | In Portuguese

  40. A painting done of two lizards (?) with various coloured backward S’s on a black background.

  41. A poster created by CDPM and other solidarity organizations that is entitled, “Timor 25 de Abril Liberdade para Xanana, Liberdade para Timor” [Translation: April 25th, Freedom for Xanana, Freedom for Timor] in both red and black writing. | In Portuguese

  42. A poster for a protest rally that says, “Protect the Timorese- They protected us”

  43. Another poster for the same protest rally that says, “Send in UN Peace Keepers”

  44. A flyer for “March for a free East Timor - Self-determination Now!” It also reads, “Five years since the Dili Massacre and the killings continue” The March would have taken place on November 10th, 1996 in Russell Square in Northbridge, Perth, Australia.

  45. A flyer for a demonstration in front of Indonesian Consulate in South Melbourne. At the top of the flyer, it reads, “Indonesian Independence, August 17th 1945” and below it reads, “East Timor Independence, when?” with a pair of broken handcuffs in regards to Indonesia but unbroken handcuffs in regards to East Timor. The Demonstration was organized by the Australian-East Timor Association.

  46. A flyer for a presentation entitled, “Timor-Leste: Problema Sem Solução?” [Translation: East Timor: the problem without a solution] Colóquio e projecção de slide [Colloquium and slide projection] Com. Eng. A. Barbedo de Magalhães at the Institute of Justice and peace in Lisbon. June 26th. | In Portuguese

  47. A flyer that invites anyone “to attend the launch of the Writings and Poetry of Xanana Gusmão, Imprisoned East Timorese Resistance Leader” on May 17th in North Perth. The flyer includes a photograph of Xanana

  48. A flyer for rally in support of East Timor. The flyer gives a description of the human rights violations in East Timor and it is being organized by the Friends of East Timor on November 12th, 1994.

  49. A flyer for “2 Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Porto” [Translation: 2 days of Timor at the University of Porto] from April 28th - May 1st 1990. It lists the itinerary for the two days. | In Portuguese.

  50. A flyer entitled, “Pássaro sem espaço, Rio sem jeito, Arcvore sem floresta, Mas dou sinais de mim! [Loose translation: Bird without space, River without way, Arcvore without forest, But I give signs of me!] With a drawing of a man on it. | Portuguese

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

News

This document includes various newspaper articles published by Australian newspaper companies between 1975 to 2000.

It contains:

  • “Parents at home plea” (1980) The Sun Terra
  • Cartoon from The West Australian about the massacre of the Timorese people (14/11/1991)
  • “Repressive regime in East Timor” in reply to Peter Hastings’ article, (27/04/1987)
  • “Tale behind East Timor fall” Sunday Territorian (3/05/1994)
  • A Cartoon by Wicking’s View with the setting: Garuda introducing more flights and a boarding passenger says to the flight attendant ’No, I don’t need a return ticket… I’m on the blacklist…’ (no date)
  • “Consulate open protest”by Frank Alcorta, Northern Territory News (16/06/1993)
  • “Indon call over rights” Northern Territory News, (14/06/1993)
  • "Presiden sampaikan penghargaan untuk ABN” (The President expressed his appreciation for ABN) Surya, (22.11.1992) | newspaper article in Indonesian
  • Drawing of two men, one from Australia and the one from Indonesia, about to shake hand over a text bubble with the money sign in it. The text below says “cultural understanding”.
  • “East Timorese want their conquerors out” The New York Times. (07/03/1993)
  • A cartoon with the title, ’Tombstone Territory’ by Wicking published in the Sunday Territorian, (27/06/1993)
  • “Fretilin back on air”, Northern Territory News, (27/05/1985) | 2 pp.
  • “Timor concern widens”, The Age (Melbourne), (25/11/1991)
  • “Secret talks Herald oil boom” Sunterra, (15/12/1991)
  • A cartoon by Wicking’s View of the Indonesian Patrol Boats to visit with the Captain saying “Okay, same speech as usual… Don't shoot the locals”. (04/11/1992)
  • “Timorese fight won’t fade away”, Northern Territory News, (17/01/1994)
  • A cartoon by Wicking’s View of a Timor protester saying “I’ve been doing this [protesting] fro 19 years!” and an employee of the Australian government with their fingers in their ears replying “me too”. (no date)
  • A cartoon called “Tombstone Territory” by Wicking which depicts various countries with someone who is dead, East Timor is included. Sunday Territorian (17/11/1993)
  • A cartoon by Wicking’s View of an Australia-Indonesia Business Conference with East Timor on the outside of it. Northern Territory News, (29/10/1993)
  • “CM blasts Keating’s Asian approach”, Northern Territory News (21/06/1993)
  • “Bali holiday bungle” Northern Territory News (05/01/1993)
  • “News from inside East timor” Aluta Continua! (1996) | 2 pp.
  • “Alatas says he doubts Portuguese parliamentarians good will” Indonesia Time (29/10/1991)
  • “Timor Tragedy” The Sun, Weekend Edition (22/06/1985) | 3 pp.
  • “Activist artists make visit to Top End” Northern Territory News (27/02/1993)
  • “Timor Exposed: Soldiers’s diary tells of insight into army life” The West Australian (17/12/1994)
  • “Indon. safety call critised” Northern Territory News (26/08/1994)
  • “Indonesia consulate secure: NT police” Northern Territory News (08/09/1994)
  • “Protests can go so far” The Age (Melbourne) (28/08/1994)
  • “Timor talks rile Indonesians” Sunterra (22/05/1994)
  • “Rights Indonesia” (16/09/1994)
  • “Australia attacked over human rights” The West Australian (20/07/1994)
  • “Row stirs as Jakarta invited to war games” The West Australian (20/07/1994)
  • “Timorese resistance says Indonesians use torture chamber” The Age (Melbourne) (20/08/1994)
  • “Indonesia’s Suharto may visit next year” The Age (Melbourne) (20/08/1994)
  • “How, why did Ben die?” Sunterra (07/08/1994)
  • “Darwin man tortured” The Suburban (24/01/1996)
  • Canberra: “Ministers’ talks to include E Timor” (21/02/1995)
  • “China says:” Northern Territory News (28/02/1995)
  • The Hague: “21 to face war crimes tribunal” (15/04/1995)
  • “UN slams Dili killers’ jail terms” The Canberra Times (13/03/1993)
  • A cartoon by Wicking’s View of Perron: Asian Armies Can train Here with a soldier who shot a protester with the text bubble saying “Sorry… force of habit…” (14/03/1995)
  • A cartoon by Wicking’s View of a man tied to a pole saying ‘what about human rights’ and he is addressing three guns with the text bubble saying “we’re not human…” (28/02/1995) Northern Territory News
  • “Family sent home: Bali holiday bungle” Northern Territory News (05/01/1993)
  • “Timor trial now a slanging match” Northern Territory News (08/02/1995)
  • “Evans: We told Indons” Northern Territory News (08/02/1995)
  • “Democrats move to repeal Timor treaty” Democrats Newsletter (no date)
  • “Timor Gap treaty attacked” Northern Territory News (25/01/1995)
  • “Timor and pragmatism” Northern Territory News (19/06/1984)
  • “Peacemaker Evans does nothing for East Timorese” Vanguard (06/11/1991)
  • A cartoon by Wicking’s View entitled Australia, Indonesia to produce weapons? with a woman asking her husband, a soldier, ‘Hey! who’s been kissing your butt?’ (no date)
  • “$4950 costs awarded to three men” (09/09/1997)
  • “Farmer wins appeal on conviction” (13/05/1977)
  • “Timor medicine for Aboriginals” (16/04/1977)
  • “No recognition but we accept reality” The Age (Melbourne) (21/10/1976)
  • “Damage after boat seized, claims owner” Northern Territory News (25/11/1976)
  • “No regrets - Timor backer” The Advertiser (13/05/1977)
  • “Mission to Timor by Bernard Boucher” The Canberra Time (04/06/1977)
  • “Splits within Indonesia by Denis Freney” (22/05)

Australians for a Free East Timor

Various documents 2

This document contains eighty-two separate documents.
It includes:

  1. “Indon. flags burn: police to act” published by the Northern Territory News

  2. A photograph with five people (three men and two women), the description on the back is blurry. From Rob Wesley-Smith Collection / AFFET Darwin

  3. A poster entitled, “Farewell Mr. Abel Guterres” It is a reception to farewell Mr. Abel Guterres, Consul General of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in Sydney. It includes all the information surrounding it.

  4. A newsletter entitled, “Australia-East Timor Association (NSW) Solidarity Diary August 2009 (No.13/2009)” & “Sunday, August 30th Leichhardt Town Hall “10 Years On” - from 1999 UN Timor Referendum

  5. A photograph of ten people (six men & four women) gathered in a group. Reception at AETA, monthly meeting, March (?) 2009

  6. A flyer for, “5 years on… East Timor’s Independence Referendum” The theme was “Reconstruction, Justice and Timor Sea” and the program entails: Documentary Film and Video Festival, Local Government & Community Initiatives Forum, Timor Sea Oil & Gas Teach-In and Community Celebration with food, drink, musicians and singers. (2004)

  7. A flyer for: “A benefit nite for Timorese women” on Friday, November 29th. It was sponsored by AETA and there was to be speakers from Timor, Aceh and West Papua. The money raised will assist Kirsty Sword’s alola foundation for Timorese women.

  8. A flyer for, “The Kirsty Sword-Gusmao Benefit Night” A tribute for Timorese Women and the late Andrew McNaughtan. It will have many speakers and performers. On April 21, 2004.

  9. A photograph two children, two young adults and an older man. The children are wearing traditional clothing. The older man is wearing a purple scarf around his neck. There is no description on the photo.

  10. A photograph of nine people sitting around a conference table during a meeting. There is no description attached to the photo.

  11. A newspaper article published in the ‘This Life’ section entitled, “Heroic champion of the persecuted” which is obituary, unclear for who as the document is blurry. 2007 | 2 pages.

  12. A letter to Mr. Stephen Langford, secretary of AETA from Senator Robert Hill, Liberal Party Defence Minister. November 15, 2005.

  13. A newspaper article entitled, “Festival gives peace a chance” which took place on April 24th 2009. | 2 pages.

  14. “Diary of events for East Timor and solidarity No. 14/06”

  15. A poem entitled, “Black Changes” It was a poem for the ban on petrol (1997-8)

  16. A review published about The Reluctant Saviour by Clinton Fernandes. It was reviewed by Peter Cronau entitled, “Correcting the myth of East Timor.” It was published in the Pacific Journalism Review 2004.

  17. A flyer that reads: ‘Canberra & Macquarie shield “Team Susi” Mass Murders from Court Justice!’ ‘So who did kill the Balibo Five Alexander?’ ‘War Criminal allowed to “Cut and Run” by Iemma and Downer.’ “Team Susi” (Kopassus) Guilty of Genocide in Balibo & East Timor. Let go by Alexander Downer’s Diplomacy! These are all slogans for Coroners Court Protest, the day Maya of Jakarta fled Sydney, Oct 2007. He was a member of Team Susi or Uma

  18. A photograph of a man standing around the dinner table with three other men present in the photo who are seated. The description reads, “Sebastien Guterres, James Dunn, Jose Ramos Horta, Jefferson Lee, July 2001, book launch.”

  19. Two photographs, one is the same as above and the other is of the man who was standing that is now sitting. The description reads, “Book Launch in July 2001”

  20. Four photographs of people at the Timor Leste Embassy Opening in December of 2003.

  21. A photograph of a group of children looking up at the camera. The description reads, “Children in Iliomar, July 2005, Photo by Jefferson Lee, AETA - Sydney”

  22. A flyer entitled, “Papua in Search of justice” with the subtitles, “Abepura in Papuan Province” and “Investigation.” Created by Amnesty International | 2 pages

  23. A flyer entitled, “Double header Wed 26 November 2008” Timor leader rock star Ego Lemos in support Gurrumul Yunupingu. Other events include: “Hau Abut ‘I Am Women’” and Blue Mountains East Timor Sisters | 2 pages.

  24. Four photographs from the Book Launch from above. The photos include various men and copies of the book. July 2001

  25. Three photographs with written descriptions but the copy is blurry which makes them illegible.

  26. An invitation to “the World Premiere of Rise up Maubere people! Fretilin today” It will be taking place on February 28th, 2007. Filmaker Lucia Salinas Briones and Fretilin Spokesperson, She da Silva will introduce the documentary

  27. Media Release written by Timor Sea Justice Campaign entitled, “Diggers rally for East Timor’s oil and gas. The Endorsing organizations include: AETA, The Greens, Aid Watch, APHEDA, Australian Solidarity With the Asia Pacific, Meredith Burgmann MLC. April 22, 2005.

  28. Sword ‘Alola Foundation.’ November 29th 2002. | 2 pages

  29. A flyer entitled, “Friends of Maliana, Leichhardt” The “Friends of Maliana” is a community group directly supported by Leichhardt Council who meet regularly to discuss fundraising initiatives & practical ways to help the town of Maliana and its community.

  30. Press Release from Australia-East Timor Association - Issued (2/2/2007) “Balibo Five revisited : Coroner’s Hearing in Sydney Commencing Monday (05/02/2007) revives issue of a long-standing political conspiracy by Canberra’s ‘Indonesia Lobby’

  31. Four photographs taken in December of 1999, Australian Navy takes aid to Timor Leste.. Top Right: Alan Luby. Top Left: Kim Gago. Bottom Left: Aid to Timor, Dec. 99. Bottom Right: H.T. Lee (left), Maureen Tolfree (Sister to Brian Peters), middle is Vikki Johns at a 2002 Dinner for Maureen. | 2 pages

  32. A program from Coro Loro Sa’e presents Our Reunion at All Saints Church and Hall in NSW on December 26th 2008. The program includes Part 1 - All Saints’ Hall, Part II - Concert (Church) & Part III- Dinner and Party. | two pages

  33. AETA Solidarity Newsletter for April 2006. It includes: “West Papuan asylum seekers,” “Atrocities in East Timor, 1975-1999” & “AFP & IMP - an unholy alliance?” | 2 pages

  34. Four photographs entitled, “Celebrities of the movement” It includes photos of Cipi & Norden, Alix, Rosa, Andy & Jose, Mike & John. 2005. The descriptions on the back are blurry.

  35. The cover of mini-docs from East Timor entitled, “Islands of Hope.” It includes Mini-documentaries by Jock Cheetham. Filmed in East Timor in 2005. The mini-documentary’s are: 1. Land of Beauty (shots of the country, with music by the Orient Five) 2. Sister Tess’s Food Drop (Sister Tess Ward and her regular food ad to the poor) 3. Arte Moris - Living Arts (An inspiring new art college talented young) 4. Domingos Goes Home to his family (Domingos travels to his village to see his family) 5. Diario Tempo - A New Paper (An independent daily newspaper in Dili challenges power) 6. National Hospital Pathology Unit (An Australian team upgrades the blood testing facilities) 7. Sr Tess’s Disabled Boys Home 8. Beautiful People (Shots of the people, with music by the Orient Five)

  36. A petition entitled Timor-Leste - we forget Honorary. The petition is if you want to acknowledge Timor’s unique wartime contribution to Australia. The second page is for people to sign the petition. | 2 pages

  37. Two pages of a pamphlet. The first entitled, “ Friends of Maliana Projects in Timor Leste” It’s broken down in four sections: 1. Ginasio community and sports centre. 2. Malian Library. 3. Classroom tables and chairs. 4. Youth Centre in Maliana. The second is entitled, “Union Aid Abroad projects in Timor Leste” It’s broken down in five sections: 1. Literacy and skills training for women. 2. Sustainable agriculture training for farmers. 3. Community Learning Centres. 4. Community radio training and programming. 5. Mechanics training | two pages

  38. A flyer for the Blue Mountains East Timor Sisters (BMETS). 2009. The information is blurry.

  39. A poster entitled, “Women of East Timor” with a women holding a box next to it.

  40. The book cover for “East Timor: Making Amends? Analysing Australia’s role in reconstructing East Timor” written by Lanseil Taudevin and Jefferson Lee (Editors) but it was published by Australia East Timor Association.

  41. A program for Humanitarian Responses to the East Timor Crisis presented by Australia-East Timor Association. It took place on July 15th, 2006. It was a one day event. | two pages.

  42. AETA Diary of Events for East Timor & Solidarity (Oct-Dec 2008)

  43. AETA presents The 5th Annual Dr. Andrew McNaughtan Memorial Lecture. December 7th. The Speakers Ms. Ceu Federer, James Thomas, John Maynard & Jean Berlie.

  44. A document to but Timor Xmas Cards, set of 12. 2008

  45. Australia-East Timor Association - Diary of Events (August - October 2005)

  46. A program for Tribute to HT Lee - Photojournalist - Independent Film Maker, activist for East Timor. Speakers include; Andrew Refshauge (former Deputy Premier), Andrew Ferguson (State Secretary, CFMEU), Katherine Thomson (Playwright), Kim Gago (East Timor Community), Neil McLean, Peter Chandran & Carmela Baranowski. 2005.
    1342: “A Special night for East Timor: Book launch & Film” with leading Canadian Photo-journalist author & doco filmmaker Elaine Brière. 12 May 2005.

  47. A poster with a photograph of John Patrick (Paddy) Kenneally & Rufino. The photo was taken by Jonnie Lewis, 2000, East Timor collection. There’s a description of who Rufino is and the lyrics the song “Never Forget you.”

  48. A 2005 protest leaflet entitled, “Your friends do not forget you” But are the East Timorese ‘mates’ no longer?” The peaceful protest is over the East Timor Oil & Gas issue. There is a photograph attached to the flyer of a group of East Timorese. April 24th, 2005.

  49. A flyer for a Timor Choir- Ligia Campos sings with Anin Murak. It will take place at the Sydney Town Hall.

  50. A flyer entitled, “See the woven art of East Timor in Action” which includes times for weaving demonstrations. The demonstrations are provided for by Tricia Johns, an Australian volunteer working in East Timor with two East Timorese women. This event is supported by Australia East Timor Association and the Friends of Maliana, Leichhardt. Sydney, 2007.

  51. A page with four photographs included of K.T. Lee adopted boy in July 2001 in Dili. Two of the photos are a man holding the boy, the other is a crowd and the last is two men in a discussion.

  52. A photograph of a book signing. There is a women signing the book sitting next to a man. The photograph is blurry as is the description. 2005.

  53. A flyer for the inaugural Denis Kevans Anzac Eve Peace Concert. It will be taking place on April 24th, 2009 at Leichhardt Town Hall.

  54. A flyer for the International Women’s day focus on East Timor - documentary & discussion. With Fernanda Borges as a guest speaker and the film screening go Here Ini Lafu. It will be taking place at the Bonnyrigg Community Centre on March 8th 2009.

  55. A page of photographs from a dinner with various speakers in Sydney 1996. The description is blurry.

  56. A photograph of J.R. Horta at the Viva Timor Leste rock concert in 1999.

  57. A page of photographs that are numbered with descriptions. 1. Embassy protest in Canberra outside Indonesian Embassy. 2. Amnesty meeting of ‘Activists’ 2003. 3. illegible 4. AETA Meeting 1998

  58. A photograph of protesters outside a government sponsored Human Rights Conference, Darling Harbour, Sydney. 2004.

  59. A newspaper article entitled, “Warrior for human rights” about H.T. Lee. 1999.

  60. A flyer for Xanana Blues Concert - Benefit Nite for East Timor on June 3rd 1999. The Funds raised will assist Timor Aid and The Mary Mckillop Institute in the provision of emergency medical aid inside East Timor

  61. A page of five photographs entitled Assorted Shots. The top photos are the East Timor “Embassy” outside the Indonesian Embassy and the other photos are of the Solidarity Choir in Sydney. 1992.

  62. A flyer entitled, “Songs of East Timor & Oceania” that is coming soon. It will include background information for 10 songs of East Timor. 2005.

  63. A page of four photographs of Abe Barrero. The description reads, Abe Barrero from Timor Leste was exiled in Canada. Here, he is at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in Mid 1990s and below, I took him to a ‘Midnight Oil’ concert at Parramatts Leagues Club. Abe had relatives in Adelaide and is one of Timor Leste’s finest musicians.

  64. A page with two photographs. The first is of protesters outside the Indonesian Consulate (05/09/1999). The second is of the East Timor ‘Embassy’ which is outside the Indonesian Embassy.

  65. A photograph of a women weaving names of the victims of the Dili Massacre.

  66. A card created by Timor Sea Justice entitled, “Don’t rob their future… give East Timor a fair go in the Timor Sea. It contains photos of East Timorese children and the sea. It has a list of Myths and Facts in regards to East Timor. The other side has two information boxes entitled, “What is the Issue?” and “What is Australia doing to resolve this issue?” | 2 pages

  67. A newspaper article published in the Inner West Courier entitled, “Binding words.” It is about the late peace poet Denis Kevans being honoured at the inaugural “Your Friends Will Never Forget You” Memorial Anzac Eve Peace Festival. April 21, 2009.

  68. “A free Timor, but the price is high” The Sydney Morning Herald. August 22, 2009.

  69. A flyer entitled, “Free East Timor, Indonesia Out”

  70. Australia-East Timor Association Resource List. It includes a list of books and maps

  71. A program for Celebrate Timor Leste where they will be celebrating the anniversary of East Timorese independence. It includes an article entitled, “East Timor on Film” where Georgie Arnott speaks to three documentary-makers about the ethics of filmmaking and the Australian government’s ‘triumphalist’ attitude toward East Timor. 21 Nov - 28 Nov | 2 pages

  72. A page with eight photographs. They include Kim Gago, Beatrice Wagner (SBS Radio), Paddy Kenneally - the photos were taken at the Timor Leste Historical Exhibition, Australian National Maritime Museum

  73. A poster for the East Timor Fundraiser ‘Ro Dalai Taru.’ The proceeds from this evening will go to the East Timor National Hospital and the Balibo House Trust Fund. The poster includes the East Timorese flag as well as pictures of children playing

  74. A flyer for Anin Murak (‘Golden Wind’) Choral music from East Timor. It will happen on November 29th.

  75. The cover of a book entitled, “A Dirty Little War” by John Martinkus with a foreword by Xanana Gusmao. An eyewitness account of East Timor’s descent into hell, 1997-2000

  76. A page of photographs from a demonstration outside the defence department in Sydney over Secret Amst-Indonesia Defence Treaty. December 17th, 1995.

  77. A page with five photographs at Ross Bird Book Launch - “East Timor Inside - Out” Volvo Gallery - July 1999. Sponsored by Amnesty International.

  78. A page of photographs. The three photos on the right are at the ‘OPORTO Conference in Sydney. Centre left and below are of the Timor choir in Sydney with CEU BRUTES and Stephen Tabener, NSW Writers Centre. Bottom left is of a photo exhibition by Dr. Andrew MsNaghan at 1996 Oporto.

  79. “Expulsion from Malaysia” Russell Anderson’s letter to Parliament in November 1996. Documenting Canberra Duplicty and support for Mahathir. Both Australia and Malaysian Governments exposed as complicit in the Indonesian Genocide in East Timor.

  80. A flyer for the ‘Pre Xmas Timor Benefit Bash’ that will be taking place on December 12th, 1999 in Sydney. On the flyer, there is a photograph of the Another Roadside Attraction choir who will be performing at the benefit. All the proceeds will go to CNRT National Emergency Commission & Timor Aid. The pub is owned by Tim Ashton, husband of Jakkai Ashton from Timor Aid.

  81. A page of photographs of a protest in Sydney, the day after Kofi Annan announced election. The protest was taking place at the Indonesian Consulate (05/09/1999)

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Pictures Japan - Monju Mikio

This item contains 38 separates photographs with descriptions.

  1. A photograph of Mr. Ramos Horta in “Solidarity Meeting for Independent East Timor; We Denounce Conspiracy between Indonesia & Japan” (Feb. 1985). He is standing in front of a class in Japan. | includes a translation in Esperanto

  2. A photograph of Bishop Lopes, Ms. Mimi Fereira & Mr. Satsuki Eda in a rally in Oct. 1986 in Osaka. Mr. Eda: Founder of the Diet Members’ Forum on East Timor. | includes a translation in Esperanto

  3. A photograph of Bishop Martinho da Costa Lope (Osaka, Oct. 1986) speaks about E.T. and creates a great sensation among the citizens. Many solidarity groups were formed. | includes a translation in Esperanto.

  4. A photograph of Mr. Roque Rodrigues in a meeting titled, “Let’s talk about East Timor with Mr. R.Rodrigues” in Osaka, Oct. 1987. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  5. A photograph of Mr. Abilio Araujo together with Drs. Ana Gomes, them Portuguese Ambassador in Japan, in a conference in Tokyo, 1989. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  6. A photograph of Mr. Roque Rodrigues who is speaking in the Exhibition of Photos of Elaine Brier during a rally in Hakata, Japan. Aug. 1989. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  7. A photograph of Mr. Agio Pereira & Mr. James Dunn in a meeting in Tokyo and Osaka, 1990. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  8. A photograph of Mr. Donasiano Gomes in the demonstration to protest the Santa Cruz Massacre in Tokyo. Nov. 1991. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  9. A photograph of Mr. Shohachi Iwamura, Japanese soldier dispatched E.T. during WWII reports his participation in the gathering of the Australian Ex- Soldiers. Aug. 1993. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  10. A photograph of Mr. Mari Alkatiri with Fr. Jaime Coelho S.J. talks about E.T. before demonstrate towards Indonesian Consulate. Nov. 1993. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  11. A photograph of a Demonstration towards the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan Nov. 1993. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  12. A photograph of Mr. Mari Alkatiri speaking town and interview in Tokyo, Japan. Nov. 1993 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  13. A photograph of a Demonstration towards the Indonesian Consulate in Kobe, Japan Dec. 1993 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  14. A photograph of a Demonstration in front of the Indonesian Consulate in Kobe, Japan. Dec. 1993 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  15. A photograph of Bishop Soma, 1st President of APCET reports his trip to East Timor in Tokyo, Japan. 1994, | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  16. A photograph of Mr. Constancio Pinto appealing for support to the East Timorese asylum seekers in a meeting held in Tokyo. 1994. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  17. A photograph of Ms. Ligia Ximenes & Ms. Inosensia Neves speaking tour in Nagoya, Japan. 1994. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  18. A photograph of Mr. Aviano Faria & Mr. João (Osaka, 1994) visit Japan to give their testimony of the Santa Cruz Massacre and it’s 2nd massacre. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  19. A photograph of Mr. A. McNaughtan, Ms. Veronica Mais, Mr. Antonio Mais, Mr. Isilio da Silva in a conference on war compensation in Aug., 1995, Osaka, Japan. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  20. A photograph of Mr. Domingos Sarmento, Ms. Maria Albertine & Mr. Ramos Horta the conference held before the demonstration at the time of APEC. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  21. A photograph of Mr. Jose Gusmão & Ms. Albertina in Demo, APEC. Osaka, Japan. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  22. A photograph of a Demonstration at the time of APEC Meeting. Osaka, Japan. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  23. A photograph of Mr. Jose Gusmão in a lecture in Kandsai Foreign Language Univ. in Osaka, Japan. Nov. 1995 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  24. A photograph of Ms. Ceu Federer at a peace rally in Hiroshima, Japan on the 6th of August, on the anniversary of the Atomic Bombing in Hiroshima, 1996. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  25. A photograph of Mr. Jacinto dos Santos talks on the torture by Indonesian military in Osaka, Japan (1996) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  26. A photograph of the Conference to Commemorate Nobel Peace Prize in Tokyo, Japan. Lecture & Interview by Ms. Yuki Kudo (January 1997) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  27. A photograph of an Interview of Mr. Ramos Horta by “TV-News 23” (Tokyo, Jan., 1997) together with Mr. Kijima, famous for his support of E.T.. It was broadcasted all over Japan. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  28. A photograph of Mr. Ramos Horta who delivers a speech in front of a full audience after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (January 1997) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  29. A photograph of the APCET 3rd Conference in Bangkok (March 1998) Ms. Okazaki (Chairperson of the Diet Members’ Forum on East Timor) & Ms. Jean Inglis. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  30. A photograph of the East Timorese Participants of APCET 3rd Conference in Bangkok (March, 1998) | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  31. A photograph of Mr. Abe Barreto sings after giving talk on the East Timor issue in Nagoya-Japan. 1998. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  32. A photograph of Mr. Helmi Fauzi, Indonesian activist on East Timor - Lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and East Timor Issue in Osaka-Japan. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  33. A photograph of Mr. Fernando de Araujo who has been set free from the Cipinam Prison: Lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and East Timor Issue in Nagoya-Japan. 1998 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  34. A photograph of Mr. João Carrascalão at the Symposium in Osaka Foreign Language University, Japan. December 1998. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  35. A photograph of Mr. Jose Manuel F. & Mr. Armindo Mais at the Symposium in Osaka Foreign Language University. Dec. 1998 | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  36. A photograph of Ms. Laura Abrantes in a meeting organized by Free East Timor! Japan Coalition. May 1999. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  37. A photograph of Ms. Mika Barreto in a peace gathering of university students in Osaka, Japan. May 1999. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

  38. A photograph of Ms. Domingas Alves speaks out about violence toward East Timorese Women in a meeting in Osaka, Japan. May 1999. | Includes a translation in Esperanto.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Australian government

Includes records of formal Australian government statements on the massacre and records re NGO meetings with Australian Foreign Minister Gareth Evans. Also includes transcripts of Australian parliamentary debates and the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee (March 1992).

Documents on East Timor from PeaceNet and connected computer networks 3, Nov. 20-25, 1991

EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF KAMAL BAMADHAJ..................................................................................................................... 3
Dili, East Timor, 29 October 1991................................................................................................................................................................ 3
Maubisse, 2 November 1991 ........................................................................................................................................................................ 3
Dili, 3 November 1991.................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
AUSTRALIAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS SPEAK OUT FOR EAST TIMOR ................................................................................................ 5
SENATOR PELL CONDEMNS MASSACRE.................................................................................................................................................................. 5
"WE CAN'T DENY THE FOREIGN PRESS REPORTS," SAYS GOV. CARRASCALAO (SURYA)......................................................................................... 5
SUHARTO SETS UP INVESTIGATION TEAM (JAWA POS)........................................................................................................................................... 5
NEW MASSACRE BY INDONESIAN TROOPS(IPS) ................................................................................................................................... 6
BRITISH MPS CALL FOR ARMS EMBARGO .............................................................................................................................................................. 6
MOTION 187: ARMS EMBARGO TO INDONESIA............................................................................................................................. 6
JOINT EC STATEMENT AT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY............................................................................................................................................. 7
EAST TIMOR STUDENTS' PLEA TO UN IN JAKARTA ............................................................................................................................................... 7
DECLARATION OF THE NATIONAL MOVEMENT OF THE EAST TIMORESE STUDENTS IN INDONESIA ......................... 7
BRITISH WITNESS, COX, DESCRIBES MASSACRE..................................................................................................................................................... 7
DEAD IN EAST TIMOR (WASH. POST EDITORIAL) ........................................................................................................................................ 8
PORTUGAL'S DAY OF MOURNING MARKS KILLINGS IN EAST TIMOR (WP)................................................................................. 9
ASIA WATCH LETTER TO ALATAS.......................................................................................................................................................................... 9
PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT: JAKARTA'S INQUIRY COMMISSION 'A SAD FARCE' ..................................................................................................... 9
JAPANESE DIET MEMBERS STATEMENT................................................................................................................................................................ 9
STATEMENT ON MASSACRE IN EAST TIMOR ................................................................................................................................. 9
WIRE SERVICE DIGEST, NOV. 20........................................................................................................................................................................... 9
JAPAN (Call for government action)............................................................................................................................................................ 9
NETHERLANDS (Kooijmans mission)..................................................................................................................................................... 10
NETHERLANDS (Stop aid to Indon?)...................................................................................................................................................... 10
PORTUGAL (PM urges action)................................................................................................................................................................. 10
PORTUGAL (Publico criticizes Vatican)................................................................................................................................................... 10
PORTUGAL (UDT lists victims).............................................................................................................................................................. 10
PORTUGAL (Fretilin gains) ...................................................................................................................................................................... 10
PORTUGAL, SWEDEN (Gov'ts criticize Indonesia)................................................................................................................................ 10
NEW ZEALAND (Govt waffles)............................................................................................................................................................... 10
AUSTRALIA (Hawke visit off?) ............................................................................................................................................................... 10
AUSTRALIA (review ties with Indon.)..................................................................................................................................................... 11
AUSTRALIA (Jakarta diplomat comments)............................................................................................................................................. 11
UN (Fretilin urges action)........................................................................................................................................................................... 11
U.S. (Senate Committee wants investigation)............................................................................................................................................. 11
U.S. (State Department briefing excerpt).................................................................................................................................................... 11
EAST TIMOR (Belo body count).............................................................................................................................................................. 11
EAST TIMOR (Warouw, Red Cross)........................................................................................................................................................ 11
TIMORESE ARRESTED IN JAKARTA (TAPOL)...................................................................................................................................................... 12
HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP STOPPED FROM GOING TO DILI (TAPOL)....................................................................................................................... 12
U.S. SENATE DRAFT TIMOR RESOLUTION............................................................................................................................................................ 12
H.Con.Res.340............................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
THE BLOOD OF EAST TIMOR CAN'T DRAW MUCH U.S. INK (NY DAILY NEWS) ............................................................................ 13
EAST TIMOR RAISED IN U.K. HOUSE OF COMMONS......................................................................................................................... 13

  1. EAST TIMOR...................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
  2. INDONESIA......................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
    LETTER: INDONESIAN LEGAL AID TO ABRI COMMANDER................................................................................................................................. 14
    ORIGINAL (in Indonesian)........................................................................................................................................................................ 14
    2
    CONCERN IS NOT ENOUGH (GUARDIAN).................................................................................................................................................. 15
    TIMOR NEWS AVAILABLE ON DISKETTE............................................................................................................................................................. 15
    TEARS FOR EAST TIMOR (NY TIMES EDITORIAL) ............................................................................................................................................... 15
    A NARROW ESCAPE FROM EAST TIMOR (ALLAN NAIRN)..................................................................................................................................... 15
    Two U.S. journalists survive massacre by Indonesian soldiers. ................................................................................................................. 15
    U.S.-BASED SOLIDARITY FOREAST TIMOR.......................................................................................................................................................... 16
    RRK@HOQAA.ATT.COM ................................................................................................................................................................................ 16
    From Charlie Scheiner................................................................................................................................................................................. 16
    WIRE SERVICE DIGEST, NOV. 21......................................................................................................................................................................... 16
    JAPAN (Embassy report inconclusive)...................................................................................................................................................... 16
    JAPAN (Embassy mission duped?) ........................................................................................................................................................... 16
    AUSTRALIA (Hawke criticizes Sutrisno)................................................................................................................................................. 16
    NETHERLANDS (Aid postponed) ........................................................................................................................................................... 17
    FRANCE (Euro. Parliament reolution)....................................................................................................................................................... 17
    PORTUGAL (New Indon. offensive in Dili) ............................................................................................................................................. 17
    U.S. (Congressional meeting planned)......................................................................................................................................................... 17
    INDONESIA (Foreign press criticized)...................................................................................................................................................... 17
    INDONESIA (Pro-govt, anti-Australia demo)........................................................................................................................................... 17
    INDONESIA (Anti-Australia Demo)......................................................................................................................................................... 17
    INDONESIA (Human Rights leader questioned)....................................................................................................................................... 17
    INDONESIA (Diplomats question military).............................................................................................................................................. 17
    INDONESIA (LRD wants inquests).......................................................................................................................................................... 17
    EAST TIMOR (Red Cross restricted)........................................................................................................................................................ 18
    EAST TIMOR (Warounw: back to normal)............................................................................................................................................... 18
    EAST TIMOR (Army to interrogate wounded)......................................................................................................................................... 18
    EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ADOPTS RESOLUTION WITH HUGE MAJORITY ............................................................................................................... 18
    JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION ON THE MASSACRE IN EAST TIMOR.......................................................................... 18
    The European Parliament:........................................................................................................................................................................... 18
    JAKARTA SHOULD COME CLEAN (BANGKOK POST EDITORIAL)............................................................................................................. 18
    INDONESIAN HUMAN RIGHTS NGOS THREATENED (TAPOL) ............................................................................................................................. 19
    HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS UNDER DAILY INTERROGATION LEADING HUMAN RIGHTS NGOs UNDER THREAT. 19
    BANDUNG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS PROTEST (TAPOL)........................................................................................................................................ 19
    XANANA FAMILY HOME RAIDED IN DILI (TAPOL)............................................................................................................................................. 19
    HOME OF XANANA GUSMAO'S FAMILY IN DILI RAIDED .......................................................................................................... 19
    NDP DEMANDS ACTION FROM OTTAWA ON RIGHTS (TORONTO STAR)......................................................................................... 19
    CABINET DISCUSSES STRONGER STANCE ON TIMOR (CANBERRA TIMES) ............................................................................................................. 19
    CBS TV NEWS IN U.S. BROADCASTS VIDEO OF MASSACRE............................................................................................................................... 20
    Comment from Charles Scheiner................................................................................................................................................................. 20
    VOLKSKRANT EDITORIAL ON EAST TIMOR.......................................................................................................................................................... 20
    HAWKE BLASTS JAKARTA OVER SICK REMARKS (AUSTRALIAN)...................................................................................................... 21
    AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL URGENT ACTION...................................................................................................................................................... 21
    ISLAND OF OPPRESSION (LONDON TIMES EDITORIAL)............................................................................................................................... 22
    LETTER TO THE GUARDIAN (C. BUDIARDJO) ....................................................................................................................................................... 22
    INDONESIA SCORING BIG WITH U.S. $$$ (NEWSDAY) ........................................................................................................................................ 22
    THE ARMY'S ONLY CASUALTY: WHO IS HE? (TAPOL)........................................................................................................................................ 23
    A hardened Timor veteran........................................................................................................................................................................... 23
    A special mission ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 23
    AUSTRALIAN WORKERS, CARTOONISTS, CHALLENGE INDONESIA........................................................................................................................ 23
    TIMOR: HARDLY A MISTAKE (PEACE NEWS) ....................................................................................................................................................... 24
    PETER JONES adds from Canberra:.......................................................................................................................................................... 24
    UNION BANS INDONESIAN SHIPS (A.W.U.)............................................................................................................................................ 24
    LEGAL AID FOUNDATION EXPOSES INDONESIAN GOV'T LIE ............................................................................................................................... 25
    INDONESIAN LEGAL AID FOUNDATION Visit to the Metropolitan Jakarta Police Station in Conjunction with the Detention of East
    Timorese Students............................................................................................................................................................................. 25
    AUSTRALIAN BISHOPS ASK U.N. ACTION.......................................................................................................................................................... 25
    BISHOPS CALL FOR URGENT U.N. ACTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN EAST TIMOR.............................................. 25
    OUR BRUTAL FRIENDS (OTTAWA CITIZEN)................................................................................................................................................ 25
    Canada lavishes aid on the government that's killed one-third of East Timor............................................................................................. 25
    INTERVIEW WITH JOHN MACDOUGALL .............................................................................................................................................................. 26
    WIRE SERVICE DIGEST, NOV. 22......................................................................................................................................................................... 27
    AUSTRALIA (Intelligence should have known)........................................................................................................................................ 27
    AUSTRALIA (A.W.U. strikes Indon. ships)............................................................................................................................................. 27
    AUSTRALIA (ACFOA reports) ............................................................................................................................................................... 27
    3
    UNITED KINGDOM (Press Inst. protests)............................................................................................................................................. 27
    PORTUGAL (Bishop urges Vatican)........................................................................................................................................................ 28
    U.S. (State Department briefing excerpt).................................................................................................................................................... 28
    INDONESIA (Legal Aid refused access).................................................................................................................................................... 28
    INDONESIA (Sutrisno & Red Cross)........................................................................................................................................................ 28
    INDONESIA (Investigation promised) ...................................................................................................................................................... 28
    INDONESIA (Press access) ....................................................................................................................................................................... 28
    INDONESIA (No injured journalists) ........................................................................................................................................................ 28
    INDONESIA (Dissidents criticize massacre)............................................................................................................................................. 28
    INDONESIA (Govt commission meets) .................................................................................................................................................... 28
    INDONESIA (Portugal blamed)................................................................................................................................................................. 29
    EAST TIMOR (Belo cancels mass)............................................................................................................................................................ 29
    KOOIJMANS INTERVIEW (TEMPO) ....................................................................................................................................................................... 29
    IT WASN'T TO TAUNT AND CURSE................................................................................................................................................... 29
    INDONESIAN COMMISSION BLAMES PORTUGAL FOR MASSACRE ......................................................................................................................... 30
    UNYOKING THE TIMORESE (BOSTON GLOBE EDITORIAL)......................................................................................................................... 30
    WIRE SERVICE DIGEST NOV. 23-24..................................................................................................................................................................... 31
    PORTUGAL (Timor repression continues).............................................................................................................................................. 31
    PORTUGAL (Denies Indon. accusations) ................................................................................................................................................. 31
    PORTUGAL (Demonstration in Lisbon)................................................................................................................................................... 31
    PORTUGAL (Carrascalao on massacre).................................................................................................................................................... 31
    PORTUGAL (Pope criticized)................................................................................................................................................................... 31
    VATICAN (asks Indonesia for truth)......................................................................................................................................................... 31
    VENEZUELA (Question Suharto during visit).......................................................................................................................................... 31
    INDONESIA (blaming Portugal)................................................................................................................................................................ 31
    INDONESIA (Government investigation).................................................................................................................................................. 32
    INDONESIA (not afraid of int'l pressure).................................................................................................................................................. 32
    EAST TIMOR (Church service in Dili)...................................................................................................................................................... 32
    EAST TIMOR (Belo avoids politics)......................................................................................................................................................... 32
    EASTERN ATROCITIES (LONDON OBSERVER EDITORIAL)........................................................................................................................... 32
    MORE KILLINGS (TAPOL)................................................................................................................................................................................. 32
    TIMORESE STUDENTS ARRESTED IN BALI AND JAVA (TAPOL)............................................................................................................................ 32
    NEWS FROM NOWHERE: THE UNHEARD OF MASSACRE IN EAST TIMOR (RYTER) ............................................................................................... 33
    MORE MASSACRES CONFIRMED......................................................................................................................................................................... 36
    AUSTRALIA (A.I. releases names, further killings).................................................................................................................................. 36
    AUSTRALIA (Reports of mass graves, more killings).............................................................................................................................. 36
    INDONESIA (denies massacre reports)..................................................................................................................................................... 36
    BISHOP BELO ON THE MASSACRE (TEMPO)......................................................................................................................................................... 36

East Timor Action Network

Documents on East Timor from PeaceNet and connected computer networks 4, Nov. 25-28, 1991

JAKARTA TAINTED BY EAST TIMOR KILLINGS (AWSJ)...................................................................................................................... 3
GROWING TENSIONS..................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
"CAN'T BE A WHITEWASH".......................................................................................................................................................................... 3
NEGATIVE REPORT ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 3
'PERSUASIVE ATTITUDE' .............................................................................................................................................................................. 3
COMORO RIVER KILLING GROUND (GOMULARZ)............................................................................................................................... 4
PARC RESOLUTION ON EAST TIMOR ...................................................................................................................................................... 4
PRESS STATEMENT BY THE YOGYAKARTA STUDENTS ASSOCIATION (IKATAN MAHASISWA YOGYAKARTA).............. 4
MASSACRE TESTS AUSTRALIA'S RELATIONS WITH JAKARTA (IPS)................................................................................................ 5
COLONIZATION, DECOLONIZATION, AND 'INTEGRATION': LANGUAGE POLICY IN EAST TIMOR (N. LUTZ)................... 6
REFERENCES .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
PORTUGUESE BISHOPS LAMENT POPE'S SILENCE ON MASSACRE (IPS) ......................................................................................... 8
DUTCH FREEZE AID TO INDONESIA OVER MASSACRE (IPS) ............................................................................................................. 8
CALL FOR DELEGATION TO DILI FROM ALICE SPRINGS.................................................................................................................... 8
OCCUPATION AND MASSACRE IN EAST TIMOR (PORTUGUESE SCIENTISTS APPEAL) ............................................................. 9
OCCUPATION AND MASSACRE IN EAST TIMOR................................................................................................................................... 9
TO SECRETARY BAKER FROM THE LAWYERS COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.................................................. 9
DEATH IN PARADISE (EDITORIAL, VANCOUVER SUN)...................................................................................................................... 10
BRITISH BISHOPS: GIVE THE TIMORESE FREE CHOICE! .................................................................................................................... 10
EAST TIMOR AND SELECTIVE MORALITY ON A WORLD STAGE (UK CATHOLIC HERALD)................................................... 10
HARD TO BE A CHRISTIAN IN EAST TIMOR (CATHOLIC HERALD) ............................................................................................... 10
BETWEEN MOTAEL AND SANTA CRUZ (TEMPO)............................................................................................................................... 11
STATEMENT OF ATTITUDE BY UNIVERSITY STUDENT SENATES THROUGHOUT JAVA ........................................................ 11
STUDENTS CALL FOR INDONESIA'S COMMISSION OF INQUIRY TO BE DISSOLVED AND FOR AN ACT OF SELFDETERMINATION IN EAST TIMOR................................................................................................................................................ 11
GOVERNOR PUTS THE BLAME ON MILITARY (STRAITS TIMES) .................................................................................................... 12
THE CLOUDS DARKEN OVER EAST TIMOR (AGE EDITORIAL)........................................................................................................ 13
UNITED STAND NEEDED ON TIMOR HORROR (AUSTRALIAN EDITORIAL)............................................................................... 13
INQUIRY SET TO ANGER INDONS............................................................................................................................................................ 13
THE EXECUTIONERS' CHARTER (GUARDIAN) ..................................................................................................................................... 14
WIRE SERVICE DIGEST NOV. 25................................................................................................................................................................. 14
PORTUGAL (SWEDEN CRITICIZES JAKARTA) ...................................................................................................................................... 14
PORTUGAL (DOCKERS BOYCOTT INDONESIAN CARGO)................................................................................................................. 14
VENEZUELA (SUHARTO-PEREZ MEETING)........................................................................................................................................... 15
AUSTRALIA (A.I. URGES INVESTIGATION)............................................................................................................................................ 15
AUSTRALIA (UNIONS BOYCOTT INDONESIA)...................................................................................................................................... 15
U.S. (CONGRESSIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CAUCUS HEARING).......................................................................................................... 15
INDONESIA (WILL CHECK A.I. VICTIM LIST)......................................................................................................................................... 15
INDONESIA (BALI ARREST VIOLATES ASSURANCES)......................................................................................................................... 15
EAST TIMOR (WAROUW ORDERS KILLINGS)........................................................................................................................................ 15
EAST TIMOR (BELO WILL TESTIFY)......................................................................................................................................................... 15
DEATH IN EAST TIMOR (HELEN TODD)................................................................................................................................................ 15
KILLING RAGES ON IN EAST TIMOR, WITNESSES SAY (MONTREAL GAZETTE) ........................................................................ 17
VIGIL FORCES INDONESIANS TO SHUT DOWN DARWIN CONSULATE (AGE).............................................................................. 18
East Timor Articles, Volume 4. Page 2 November 25-28, 1991
A.I. SAYS MASSACRES CONTINUE (RADIO AUSTRALIA)................................................................................................................... 18
FRETILIN ALLEGES SEVEN MORE KILLINGS IN DILI (AGE)............................................................................................................... 18
NYC DEMO RE EAST TIMOR?.................................................................................................................................................................... 19
QUESTIONS FROM A TIMOR ACTIVIST RELATING TO THE PROPOSED DEM ONSTRATION:................................................. 19
CHARLIE SCHEINER RESPONDS TO THE QUESTIONS......................................................................................................................... 19
HAWKE TO BE TOUGHER ON INDONESIA (AUSTRALIAN)............................................................................................................... 20
EVANS MAY MAKE A PROTEST TRIP TO JAKARTA (AGE)............................................................................................................... 20
GARETH EVANS: 75 DEAD (ABC RADIO)................................................................................................................................................ 20
49 TIMORESE RELEASED IN JAKARTA (TAPOL) .................................................................................................................................. 21
LEGAL AID FOUNDATION JAIL VISIT (LBH) ........................................................................................................................................ 21
WIRE SERVICE DIGEST NOV. 26................................................................................................................................................................. 21
USSR (GOV'T STATEMENT)....................................................................................................................................................................... 21
VENEZUELA (ALATAS DENIES MASSACRE).......................................................................................................................................... 21
AUSTRALIA (INDON. THREATENS TO WITHDRAW AMBASSADOR) ............................................................................................. 21
AUSTRALIA (EVANS BODY COUNTS)...................................................................................................................................................... 21
AUSTRALIA (TIMOR GAP TREATY) ........................................................................................................................................................ 21
AUSTRALIA (LABOUR MP'S WANT ACTION)........................................................................................................................................ 22
U.S. (STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING EXCERPT:)............................................................................................................................... 22
INDONESIA (REGRETS AID CUTS)............................................................................................................................................................ 22
INDONESIA (MURDANI WILL BROADCAST MASSACRE VIDEOS)................................................................................................... 22
U.N. ECOSOC DISCUSSION.......................................................................................................................................................................... 22
STEP UP PRESSURE ON INDONESIA (MONTREAL GAZETTE EDITORIAL).................................................................................... 23
AUSTRALIAN LABOUR MP LOBBYING .................................................................................................................................................. 23
AUSTRALIAN LABOUR PARTY CAUCUS POLICY STATEMENT....................................................................................................... 23
SOCIALIST INTERNATIONAL RESOLUTION.......................................................................................................................................... 23
INTERVIEW WITH JOSE RAMOS HORTA (PORTUGUESE RADIO).................................................................................................... 24
PORTUGUESE PREMIER WANTS E.C. ACTION AGAINST INDONESIA (IPS)................................................................................... 24
INFILTRATORS PROVOKED TIMOR MASSACRE, SAYS ALATAS (IPS)............................................................................................ 24
THE MASSACRE INQUIRY COMMITTEE (DAVID BOURC)................................................................................................................. 25
HARISOEGIMAN ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 25
ANTON SUYATA........................................................................................................................................................................................... 25
CLEMENTINO DOS REIS AMARAL........................................................................................................................................................... 25
HADIA WAYARABI ALHADAR.................................................................................................................................................................. 25
BEN MANG RENG SAY................................................................................................................................................................................ 25
SUMITRO ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 25
ASIA WATCH DEMANDS RELEASE OF TIMORESE PROTESTORS.................................................................................................... 25
JAKARTA-CANBERRA LINKS STRAINED (AGE)................................................................................................................................... 26
CONFUSION OVER THREAT TO WITHDRAW ALL DIPLOMATS IF HARASSMENT CONTINUES ............................................. 26
TIMOR VOTE PUTS EVANS ON THE LINE (AGE EDITORIAL)............................................................................................................ 26
"NO PROVOCATION" BEFORE DILI CEMETERY MASSACRE (AUST. CATHOLIC LEADER)....................................................... 27
MANY ARRESTED IN DILI BEFORE INQUIRY COMMISSION ARRIVES (TAPOL).......................................................................... 27
PEREZ DE CUELLAR SAYS UN WILL INVESTIGATE EAST TIMOR ALLEGATIONS (AP).............................................................. 28
WIRE SERVICE DIGEST NOV. 27................................................................................................................................................................. 28
TRY SUTRISNO: "PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION IS BULLSHIT"....................................................................................................... 28
NO MASSACRE, SAYS ALATAS.................................................................................................................................................................. 28
U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING EXCERPT................................................................................................................................... 28
AUSTRALIA MAY REVIEW TIES................................................................................................................................................................ 29
PORTUGAL PUSHES SANCTIONS.............................................................................................................................................................. 29
MOCK 'RE-EVALUATION' ........................................................................................................................................................................... 29

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EAST TIMOR - COLONIZING A COLONY (ASA NEWS).................................................................................................................. 3
THE LAND, THE PEOPLE......................................................................................................................................................................... 3
WIND OF CHANGE................................................................................................................................................................................... 3
INDONESIAN INVASION ......................................................................................................................................................................... 3
INSIDE EAST TIMOR................................................................................................................................................................................ 4
TIME FOR ACTION................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
EAST TIMOR MASSACRE (ASA NEWS ADDENDUM)...................................................................................................................... 4
DEPUTY CHIEF FOR MILITARY INTELLIGENCE LEADING TEAM TO INVESTIGATE DEMONSTRATION IN DILI............... 5
COMMANDER OF THE INDONESIAN ARMED FORCES: DON'T MEDDLE IN INDONESIA'S INTERNAL AFFAIRS.................. 5
DILI RIOT WAS PLANNED -- SUDOMO...................................................................................................................................................... 5
CARRASCALAO 'KOMPAS' INTERVIEW .................................................................................................................................................... 6
ALI ALATAS: WE SHOULD WAIT FOR THE RESULTS OF THE INVESTIGATING TEAM................................................................ 7
INVESTIGATIVE TEAM TO BE FORMED IN CONNECTION WITH EAST TIMOR RIOT.................................................................. 7
UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA: CUT AID!............................................................................................................................................... 8
STATEMENT OF THE BISHOPS' CONFERENCE OF INDONESIA (BCI) ON THE INCIDENT IN EAST TIMOR............................. 8
BISHOPS' CONFERENCE OF INDONESIA, SIGNED ............................................................................................................................ 9
FEAR STALKS EAST TIMOR (ASIAWEEK)................................................................................................................................................. 9
A LEGACY OF SUFFERING (ASIAWEEK)................................................................................................................................................. 10
PROBOSUTEJO SUSPENDS INVESTMENT PLANS IN EAST TIMOR .................................................................................................. 10
DILI TRADERS INCOME DWINDLING SINCE BLOODY 12 NOV. INCIDENT (JAKARTA POST).................................................. 10
MINEWATCH CONDEMNS INDONESIA'S 'SAVAGE COLONIALISM ................................................................................................. 11
TIMOR REBELS SPURN HAWKE................................................................................................................................................................ 11
MOTHER SEARCHES FOR HER SON (KOMPAS) .................................................................................................................................... 11
52 U.S. SENATORS WRITE BUSH............................................................................................................................................................... 11
VERY MANY VICTIMS OF THE DILI INCIDENT ARE STILL IN HOSPITAL (PELITA) .................................................................... 12
WAITING FOR THE DILI INQUIRY (ASIAWEEK).................................................................................................................................... 12
CLOSING DOWN A LEFTOVER FROM PORTUGAL (TEMPO)............................................................................................................. 13
INDONESIA ATTACKS THE NATION (BANGKOK)............................................................................................................................... 13
WHO IS CIETACT?......................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
NAIRN MASSACRE ACCOUNT (NEW YORKER) .................................................................................................................................... 14
CHURCH URGES END TO TIMOR SHAME (AGE).................................................................................................................................. 15
ALP: ARMS SALES TO INDONESIA “MUST STOP” (AUSTRALIAN) .................................................................................................. 15
GENERAL TRY "KNOWS THE MASTERMIND" (JAKARTA POST)..................................................................................................... 15
TIMOR: ALATAS ISOLATED AT OIC? (LISBON CAPITAL).................................................................................................................. 15
LBH LASHES ARMY (TFI)............................................................................................................................................................................ 16
EAST TIMOR DISCUSSED IN THE BRITISH COMMONS...................................................................................................................... 16
NGO’S INVESTIGATED IN INDONESIA.................................................................................................................................................... 16
STOP ARMING INDONESIA (ACT)............................................................................................................................................................ 17
CANADA CUTS AID...................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
ACTION REPORT: CANADA....................................................................................................................................................................... 17
U.S. CONDEMNS ARMY AGAIN ................................................................................................................................................................ 17
STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING, DEC. 9: ........................................................................................................................................ 17
TIMOR CLOSING UP AGAIN?..................................................................................................................................................................... 18
WHITLAM CRITICIZES HAWKE................................................................................................................................................................ 18
East Timor Document Collection, Volume 6. Page 2 Dec. 10-16, 1991
WIRE SERVICE DIGEST 10 DEC................................................................................................................................................................... 18
SUHARTO LEAVES SENEGAL............................................................................................................................................................... 18
PORTUGAL: NO ISLAMIC MEDIATOR.............................................................................................................................................. 18
SOARES TALKS WITH BELGIAN KING.............................................................................................................................................. 19
PORTUGUESE AVIATION UNION BOYCOTT................................................................................................................................... 19
SINTONG PANJAITAN DEFENDS COMMANDER........................................................................................................................... 19
TROOPS RE-ENACT MASSACRE ......................................................................................................................................................... 19
MASSACRE PROMPTS CUT IN CANADIAN AID TO INDONESIA (TORONTO STAR)................................................................... 19
WHITLAM BLASTS HAWKE ON TIMOR (AUSTRALIAN)................................................................................................................... 19
AUSTRALIAN URANIUM TO INDONESIA?............................................................................................................................................. 20
INDONESIA THREATENS SUBVERSION TRIALS?.................................................................................................................................. 20
DEMONSTRATION IN LONDON ON TIMOR.......................................................................................................................................... 20
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC URGENT ACTION......................................................................................................... 21
RECOMMENDED ACTION:................................................................................................................................................................... 21
APPEALS TO:............................................................................................................................................................................................ 22
COPIES TO:............................................................................................................................................................................................... 22
CANADA CUTS OFF $30 MILLION IN AID TO INDONESIA................................................................................................................. 22
SANCTIONS AGAINST MASSACRE LEAVE SOME PROGRAMS UNTOUCHED ........................................................................ 22
REPORT: DEMO AT INDONESIAN U.N. MISSION DEC. 10................................................................................................................... 22
TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY. .................................................................................................................... 23
ORGANIZING U.S. -TIMOR SOLIDARITY GROUP................................................................................................................................. 23
EAST TIMOR PROTEST IN GERMANY (TAPOL).................................................................................................................................... 23
AMBASSADORS PUT ON THE SPOT .................................................................................................................................................. 23
MAASTRICHT VIDEO DEM O ..................................................................................................................................................................... 24
TIMOR GAP TREATY TO BE SIGNED....................................................................................................................................................... 24
MILITARY “CONCESSIONS” ....................................................................................................................................................................... 24
AID CUTS, 'NO EFFECT' ............................................................................................................................................................................... 25
THE GENOCIDAL BEGINNINGS OF PRESIDENT SUHARTO (GREEN LEFT).................................................................................... 25
STUDENTS TO MAASTRICHT, MARIO SOARES SPEECH (PUBLICO)............................................................................................... 25
BBC ON THE TERROR IN DILI.................................................................................................................................................................... 26
JAPAN'S BISHOPS WRITE TO BISHOP BELO AND U.N......................................................................................................................... 26
MALAYSIA PUBLIC MEETING CONDEMNS MASSACRE.................................................................................................................... 27
STATEMENT OF CONDEMNATION................................................................................................................................................... 27
‘SECRET MASS GRAVES’ SEARCH ............................................................................................................................................................ 27
PORTUGUESE MEDIA DEC.12.................................................................................................................................................................... 27
TIMOR GAP OIL EXPLORATIONS TO START (PUBLICO)............................................................................................................. 27
PORTUGUESE UNIONS MOURN ......................................................................................................................................................... 28
PORTUGUESE PARLIAMENTARIANS GO ABROAD ...................................................................................................................... 28
RESISTANCE FEARS ARMY THREATS............................................................................................................................................... 28
PORTUGUESE AMBASSADOR MEETS GHALI................................................................................................................................. 28
SOEHARTO: TO HELL WITH YOUR AID .................................................................................................................................................. 28
“NO MORE BODIES?” ................................................................................................................................................................................... 28
SCHOOLGIRL DESCRIBES SLAUGHTER................................................................................................................................................... 28
INDONESIA LOSES 'CREDIBILITY' ............................................................................................................................................................. 29
TIMOR GAP OIL CONTRACTS LET........................................................................................................................................................... 29
SOEHARTO CALLED 'SOFTIE'..................................................................................................................................................................... 29
TOKYO HUNGER STRIKE............................................................................................................................................................................ 29
MORE GRAVEDIGGING UNWITNESSED?................................................................................................................................................ 29
TRIALS FOR 21 TIMORESE STUDENTS.................................................................................................................................................... 30
AID CUT TO INDONESIA NOT ENOUGH, CANADIAN TIMOR SUPPORTERS SAY (ETAN)......................................................... 30
CUT OFF ARMS TO INDONESIA (TORONTO STAR)............................................................................................................................. 30
DENMARK CUTS OFF NEW AID............................................................................................................................................................... 31
PORTUGUESE MEDIA DEC. 13................................................................................................................................................................... 31
COMMEMORATION IN SANTA CRUZ CEMETERY....................................................................................................................... 31
PORTUGUESE UNIONS’ MINUTE OF SILENCE................................................................................................................................ 31
PORTUGUESE NEWSPAPER & ARTISTS SUPPORT TIMOR........................................................................................................... 31
AI CANNOT CONFIRM EXECUTION RUMORS............................................................................................................................... 31
BELO FOR NOBEL PEACE PRIZE? ....................................................................................................................................................... 31
DEATH IN TIMOR......................................................................................................................................................................................... 31
ARMY DAMAGES INDONESIA IMAGE.................................................................................................................................................... 31
THERE MUST BE AN INDEPENDENT TEAM .......................................................................................................................................... 31
East Timor Document Collection, Volume 6. Page 3 Dec. 10-16, 1991
VATICAN ENVOY IN DILI! .......................................................................................................................................................................... 32
CAMPAIGN TO RELEASE 52 EAST TIMORESE DUE TO GO ON TRIAL (TAPOL)........................................................................... 32
WHICH HEADS WILL ROLL? ....................................................................................................................................................................... 32
TRY SUTRISNO IN PERIL?..................................................................................................................................................................... 33
TIMOR GAP CONTRACTS DENOUNCED (IPS) ....................................................................................................................................... 33
EAST TIMOR: THE NOVEMBER 12 MASSACRE AND ITS AFTERMATH (ASIA WATCH REPORT)............................................ 33

  1. INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................................................................. 33
  2. LEAD-UP TO THE DEMONSTRATION........................................................................................................................................... 33
  3. THE MASSACRE.................................................................................................................................................................................. 34
  4. THE PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.................................................................................................................................................................. 34
  5. TROOP MOVEMENTS........................................................................................................................................................................ 36
  6. THE IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH..................................................................................................................................................... 36
  7. THE DEATH TOLL .............................................................................................................................................................................. 36
  8. INVESTIGATIONS............................................................................................................................................................................... 37
  9. DOMESTIC REACTION...................................................................................................................................................................... 37
  10. DEMONSTRATIONS AND ARRESTS............................................................................................................................................. 38
  11. INTERNATIONAL REACTION........................................................................................................................................................ 38
    The United Nations............................................................................................................................................................................... 38
    The European Community.................................................................................................................................................................... 39
    Bilateral European actions..................................................................................................................................................................... 39
    Japan...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 39
    The United States.................................................................................................................................................................................. 39
    Canada ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 39
    Australia ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 39
    Guinea-Bissau........................................................................................................................................................................................ 39
  12. RECOMMENDATIONS..................................................................................................................................................................... 40
    APPENDIX 1:BISHOP BELO'S ACCOUNT OF THE 28 OCTOBER INCIDENT .............................................................................. 40
    OFFICIAL STATEMENT......................................................................................................................................................................... 40
    APPENDIX 2: EXTRACT FROM FOREIGN MINISTRY REPORT ................................................................................................... 41
    INCIDENT OF NOVEMBER 12 .............................................................................................................................................................. 41
    CONCLUSIONS......................................................................................................................................................................................... 41
    APPENDIX 3: EAST TIMORESE STUDENTS ARRESTED AFTER NOVEMBER 19...................................................................... 42
    FOR MORE INFORMATION ................................................................................................................................................................. 42

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