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Various documents

The document contains thirteen separate documents.

  1. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  2. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  3. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  4. A photograph of a demonstration in Darwin, Australia (90’s)

  5. A photograph of a demonstration in Darwin, Australia (90’s)

  6. Media Release: “East Timor: Catholic Prelate backs new peace plan” 24 May 1992. East Timor Talks Campaign.

  7. A photograph entitled, “London, UK” 1992 July 16th: Ann Clwyd MP leads members of the British Coalition for East Timor during the presentation of petition to 10 Downing Street. The petition asked the British Government tp cease arms sales to Indonesia and to press for a UN-brokered settlement for East Timor with East Timorese participation. Left to right: BCET Chairman Estevão Cabral, honorary secretary Jonathan Humphries and Maria Elena Arana.

  8. A page with four photographs entitled, “A bus trip from Amsterdam to Paris” 1992: Dutch, Indonesian, Moluccan and Pauan activists travel from Amsterdam to Paris to join a demonstration in Paris during the IGGI meeting, protest against Human Rights Violations in East Timor. Organized by Agir pour Timor.

  9. Another page with four photographs with the same description as above.

  10. Add on the Deaths & Births Announcements page of a national newspaper signed by 44 organizations and individuals in The Netherlands, amongst which are: students’ groups, women’s groups, church groups, solidarity groups that include groups active on Philippines, Nicaragua, Indonesia, Maluku and East Timor, journalists and members of European Parliament. “We wish strength for the people of East Timor to continue their struggle for the respect of human rights, including the right to self-determination.” 12 November 1992.

  11. A page entitled, “Lusitania Express” 1992: Peace Mission to East Timor. An Initiative taken by Portuguese solidarity activists, in reaction to the Santa Cruz Massacre, Dili, November 1991. Students from 21 countries headed for Dili by boat from Darwin. They told the media they wanted to and in East Timor without Indonesian visas, as to challenge the Indonesian sovereignty claims. The ship gained international media attention, and made it to within sight of Timor island before freed to turn back by Indonesian war ships. Although the Lusitania Express didn’t reach the Dili Harbour, the Peace Mission was a success. It publicly challenged the Indonesian authorities, it gained plenty media attention and it gave moral support to numerous Timorese who followed the news about the ship over the radio.

  12. A poem entitled, “Moonless night on the Gulf of Timor” by Jan Wimpel, Amsterdam.

  13. Letter to Her Excellency, The President of Ireland, Mrs. Mary Robinson from Emilia Pires, TAV President. 30 October 1992.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

This document contains twenty-eight separate document.

  1. A photograph entitled, “APET III, Bangkok” March 1998: The third Asia Pacific Conference on East Timor (APCET III) drew participants from all over the world.

  2. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Bangkok, Thailand” 1998, March: Participants of the APCET Conference III. The second is entitled, “Bangkok, Thailand - APCET Conference III” 1998, March: Ms. Jean Inglis and Ms. Okazaki (Chairperson of the Japanese Diet Members Forum on East Timor)

  3. A photograph entitled, “APCET III, Bangkok” March 1998: Mica Barreto and Joaquim Fonseca.

  4. A photograph entitled, “APCET III, Bangkok” March 1998: Carlito Caminha and Andrew McNaughtan show the human faces of international solidarity.

  5. An email from Initiatives for International Dialogue with a document attached, entitled, “APCET statement on Habibie’s pronouncement on East Timor” June 11, 1998. | 2 pages

  6. “Third Asia Pacific Conference on East Timor: Final Statement” Bangkok, Thailand - March 6th, 1998. | 4 pages.

  7. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1998, June: Fernando de Araujo, who has just been released from Cipinang Prison, presents a lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and the East Timor issue. The second is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1998, June: Fernando de Araujo, who has just been released from Cipinang Prison, presents a lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and the East Timor issue.

  8. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1998: Abe Barreto sings in Nagoya, after giving talk on the East Timor issue. The second is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1998, June: Indonesian activist Helmi Fauzi gives a lecture on Democratization in Indonesia and the East Timor issue.

  9. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1998, December: Mr. João Carrascaião speaks at a symposium at the Osaka Foreign Language University.

  10. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1998, December: Jose Manuel and Armindo Maia speak at a symposium at the Osaka Foreign Language University.

  11. A photograph from a protest concert at the Lansdowne Hotel, 1998

  12. A photograph at a Timor Rally at Martin Plaza in Sydney, November 1998.

  13. A photograph of Tuba Rai Metin built in Sydney, Australia. 1998.

  14. A photograph of another Tuba Rai Metin built in Darwin, Australia. 1998.

  15. A photograph of Tony and Veronica Mais with Veronica’s Tais that has names of Santa Cruz Massacre victims. 1998.

  16. A photograph of a Tuba Rai Metin built in Darwin, Australia. 1998.

  17. A photograph entitled, “Demonstration by the Eiffel Tower, Paris, France” 12 November 1998: Seven years after the Santa Cruz Massacre. The French solidarity people chose the location of the Eiffel Tower, because it is the national symbol of their country and because it is near the river called Seine. They marched from the Eiffel Tower to the bridge over this river, and then threw flowers in the water to commemorate the victims of Santa Cruz. Organized by Agir pour Timor.

  18. A photograph of protesters in front of the Indonesian consulate in New York, USA. 1998.

  19. A photograph entitled, “Revealing proof - House Office Building, Washington DC, USA” May 1998: ETAN revealed documentary proof that U.S. soldiers were continuing to train Indonesia soldiers in Indonesia, notwithstanding a Congressional ban on such training in the U.S. which had been in effect for the past six years. ETAN National Coordinator Charles Scheiner, Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi, and ETAN Washington Representative Lynn Fredriksson gave a briefing to Congressional staffers and journalists. Following the outcry, the Pentagon suspended the Joint Combined Education and Training program for Indonesia: it was not resumed for many years.

  20. A photograph of two men protesting in the United States for Timor. 1998.

  21. A photograph of Freddy Gamage in Sri Lanka in 1998.

  22. A flyer entitled, “No more massacres in East Timor! Rally and March” to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the shooting of unarmed civilians at the Santa Cruz cemetery in Dili, East Timor in November 1991 which led to the loss of 251 lives. November 14th,1998. Organized by the National Council of Timorese Resistance (CNRT), AETA, Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor (ASIET) and University Students for East Timor (USET)

  23. A flyer for a Demonstration to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Indonesian invasion of East Timor. December 7th, 1998 at the Indonesian Consulate. Organized by the National Council of Timorese Resistance (CNRT), AETA, Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor (ASIET) and University Students for East Timor (USET)

  24. A letter written by Carlos Semedo, the President of Agir pour Timor. November 16th, 1998. | In French

  25. The autonomy debate: “Timorese political parties reject Indonesia’s special status” an article published in Timor Link. October 1998
    A program for, “Timor-Leste A Cominho Do Autogoverno E Da Autodeterminaćão” [Translation: Timor-Leste The Way of Self-Government and Self-Determination] Organized by the Organizing Committee of the Timor journeys of the University of Porto. 9 to 11 October 1998 | 2 pages, in Portuguese.

  26. Catholic Institute for International Relations’ Statement to the United Nations Special Committee on the Situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration of the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples. New York, June 1998. | 2 pages.

  27. East Timor Human Rights Centre: “East Timorese Political Prisoners Progress Report” 15 October 1998. | 17 pages.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Human Rights Violations in East Timor

TRIGGER WARNING: Graphic content

Item consists of a publication produced by the East Timor International Support Center around 1997. It documents human rights violations which took place in East Timor during Indonesian occupation.

Contents:

  • Warning
  • Introductions by Dr. Jose Ramos Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Bishop Hilton Deakin, Chairman of the East Timor Human Rights Centre
  • Background on Human Rights in East Timor:
    -Summary of Human Rights in East Timor
    -The East Timor Human Rights Centre: excerpts from the 1996 Annual Report
    -Amnesty International: excerpts from various reports
    -The United Nations Human Rights Commission: Resolution on East Timor, May 1997
  • Photographic Evidence:
    -Photos of human rights violations from the early 1980s
    -Photos from the period of famine - 1979 to 1982
    -Photos of violations from the mid 1980s till 1991
    -The 'Dili massacre' in 1991
    -Torture and murder in East Timor after 1991
  • Conclusion

East Timor International Support Center

Various documents

Contains various documents such as letters, emails and press releases that were written or published in 1994.
The first page of the item has a list of every item included in the attachment.

The Humanitarian Project

Various documents

This document contains thirty-one separate documents.
It includes:

  1. Info evening East Timor: Video over the Anti-CGI demo in Paris (17/07/1992) this video also tells more about the military dictatorship in Indonesia. January 17th, 1993. | Dutch

  2. A page with two photographs. The description is in Esperanto. The photos have German signs flying on ships.

  3. Two photographs. 1993, UK: Demonstrations by British Coalition for East Timor outside Indonesian Embassy in London, Seen here are Chang so-Young and Chun Soon OK - Prograssio partners from Korea and Jonathan Humphries, former Chair of the British Coalition for East Timor who staged a sit-in hunger strike for a few days.

  4. Two photographs. The first: 1993, UK: a demonstration outside the Rolls Royce factory in Bristol to protest about Hawk sales to Indonesia. The demonstration was called “Oil, Arms, Terror” and organized by Hugh Dowson of the United Nations Association. Participants included Estevão Cabral, Prof. John Taylor, Dr. Peter Carey, Liem Soi Leong, and other members of the British coalition for East Timor, etc. The second: 1993, UK: Round-table meeting as part of the Christian Consultation on East Timor. From 1995 until 2004 Progressio facilitated this international ecumenical network.

  5. A photograph of an East Timor Ambassador Elisabeth Exposto during an ETAN organized speaking tour (USA). 1993.

  6. A photograph entitled, “Portuguese UN Mission, New York City, USA” 1993: Australian and USA organizations worked together to bring three Timorese Youth Ambassadors from Australia to the USA for a speaking tour, organized by ETAN. In the USA, they were joined by Abe Barreto and Constancio Pinto. This was the first of more than a dozen U.S. speaking tours that ETAN organized for exiled Timorese activists, many of whom are now Ministers, Parliamentarians and other leaders of the country. On the picture we see (from left to right): Elisabeth Exposto, Maria Bras, Danilo Henriques and Abe Barreto meet with the Portuguese ambassador to the United Nations.

  7. A photograph entitled, “With Plains, New York, USA” 1993: Elisabeth Exposta being interviewed by activist and photographer Andrew Courtney during Timorese Youth Ambassador Tour.

  8. A photograph entitled, “White Plains, New York, USA” 1993: During the Timorese Youth Ambassador Tour, Abe Barreto explained the East Timor situation to Indonesian-American Reverend Max Surjadinata. The Reverend was one of ETAN’s earliest members.

  9. A photograph of East Timor Youth Ambassador Danilo Henriques during an ETAN organized speaking tour (USA). 1993.

  10. A photograph of Mr. Akatani at WESPAC in 1993. Mr. Kan Akatani addresses a meeting of the Westchester People’s Action Coalition (WESPAC). Mr. Akatani was a UN official and became a prominent adviser to the International Federation for East Timor (IFET), which was initiated in 1991 by Jean Inglis and Akihisa Matsuno, both based in Japan and members of the Free East Timor Japan Coalition. IFET became a UN accredited NGO.

  11. A photograph entitled, “Amsterdam, The Netherlands” 17 August 1993: Group Purnama provides new head for colonial ruler Van Heutz.

  12. A photograph entitled, “Amsterdam, The Netherlands” 17 August 1993: “Our Colonial past nourished the dictatorial present. Stop genocide in East Timor” The Van Hgutz Monument in Amsterdam.

  13. A page with two photographs. The first: Japan, 1993, August: Mr. Shohachi Iwamura, Japanese soldier dispatched to East Timor during World War II, reports his participation in a gathering of Australian ex-soldiers. The second: Tokyo, Japan, 1993, August: Mr. Mari Alkatiri with Fr. Jaime Coelho S talking about East Timor, before a demonstration towards the Indonesian Consulate in Tokyo.

  14. A photograph entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1993, November: Mr. Mari Alkatiri, speaking tour and interview in Tokyo.

  15. A page with two photographs.The first: Kobe, Japan, 1993, December: Demonstration towards Indonesian Consulate in Kobe. The second: Kobe, Japan, 1993, December: Demonstration in front of Indonesian Consulate in Kobe.

  16. A flyer that reads, “Free East Timor - Indonesia out now!” 1993.

  17. A photograph of The Netherlands Group Purnama and sympathizers block Shell station to protest against Dutch investments in the Suharto regime. 12 Nov. 1993.

  18. Springstof - Handwritten and stencilled Utrecht activists’ weekly, distributed on pushbike to about 200 addresses in town. | in Dutch.

  19. A photograph on 12 November 1993, The Netherlands: Mikkie (Group Purnama) reads statement in front of the Indonesian Embassy.

  20. A photograph on 12 November 1993, The Netherlands: Memorial of Santa Cruz. Silent protest in front of the Indonesian Embassy. Protest March in memory of Santa Cruz, Department of Foreign Affairs and Indonesian Embassy in The Netherlands. Two years after the Santa Cruz massacre, activists march to the Dutch Department of Foreign Affairs, where they make loud noise. The March continues to the Indonesian Embassy where the activists stand in silence for many hours. Organize by the Dutch action group “Purnama.”

  21. A photograph of the National media coverage of protests on November 12th, 1993 in The Netherlands.

  22. A page with a collection of newspaper articles of the National Media coverage of protests on 12 November, 1993 in The Netherlands. | In Dutch.

  23. A newspaper article about the protests on November 12th, 1993 in The Netherlands. | In Dutch.

  24. Lyrics to a song entitled, “Viva Timor Leste!” written by the Utrecht Band, “Dogmama”

  25. A cassette tape cover from the single, “We can’t be Beaten - Songs for East Timor” with the lyrics attached.

  26. “Double Standard! Japan’s Stand on East Timor” Free East Timor Japan Coalition presented to the UN World Conference on Human Rights, June 1993. It includes: Introduction, East Timor: The Japanese Government’s Response: 1. The Sovereignty Issue 2. Position at the UN 3. Economic Aid to Indonesia 4. Involvement in petroleum development in Timor Gap area jointly administered by Australia and Indonesia 5. Meeting with East Timorese opposed to Integration 6. Summary. | 4 pages.

  27. “Timor Leste, Uma Responsabilidade Internacional” [Translation: East Timor, an International responsibility] Second introductory course to Indonesia and East Timor | 2 pages, in Portuguese.

  28. “V Jornadas de Timor da Universidade do Porto e curso de verão” [Translation: Five Timor days at the University of Porto and summer course] 22 July 1993 in Lisbon & 23 - 29 July 1993 in Estoril. | 2 pages, entirely Portuguese.

  29. A booklet entitled, “Paz e justice para Timor Leste!” [Translation: Peace and Justice for East Timor] 25 March 1993. Written by Father José Lopes Baptista, Member of the group Peace and Justice fro East Timor. 1993. | 15 pages. It includes:

    • Recent Developments regarding the issue of Timor
    • Necessity to reflect on the intervention of the church
    • Some concerns
    • Solidarity of the church in Timor… silences elsewhere.
    • The risk of forgetting principles
    • And the importance of remembering them… and applying them with coherence…
    • The correlation between human rights and the right to self-determination
    • Only in total freedom, with the occupiers out of its territory, can the people of Timor exercise their right to self-determination
    • The role of the Indonesian Church in the invasion and annexation of Timor
    • The role of the Church of Timor in the defence of its people against the arbitrary actions and attitudes of the occupying forces
    • The risk of identifying the Indonesian church with the Government’s policy
    • Present situation of the Church in Indonesia
      It also includes the Press Conference on the Arrest of Xanana Gusmão - Reasons and Objectives: 1. Xanana: A symbol of the Resistance of an entire people 2. Reasons for his arrest 3. Objectives of his arrest 4. At the difficult juncture, Coherence and Firmness in the Defense of the unalienable right to self determination and in the hope of new and promising developments in which Portugal can play the role of catalyst have become more vital than ever
  30. A newspaper article entitled, “Timor’s Untelevised Terror - As the World looks elsewhere, A small island suffers a hideous war” The Washington Post. 14 March 1993. | 2 pages.

  31. Stickers that read, “Free Xanana! Free East Timor! Boycott Bali! and “Hands off East Timor’s Oil” | 2 pages.

Peace is Possible in Timor Leste Association (Portugal)

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

Various documents

Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums, fax messages and press releases that were written or published in 1991. This item contains:

  • Fax message for Michel Veuthey from Arnold Kohen (09.12.1991)
  • Draft of “Statement on the Killings in East Timor” corrections made by Arnold Kohen to
    Jen Wallop (13.11.1991)
  • Dear Colleague letter by Tony Hall attached with a newspaper article (up to 60 killed in
    East Timor, 11/91, The Washington Post) and H. Con. Res. 340 (15.11.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Congressional Record - November 23rd, 1991 | 4 pp.
  • U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop News Release: “Continuing Human Rights Violations
    Spur Senators’ Outrage” (05.12.1991)
  • Fax message for the Rt. Rev. Paul Moore Jr. from Arnold Kohen (02.01.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. J. Grimmond, International Editor of The Economist from the Rt. Rev. Paul
    Moore, Jr. (29.12.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. Karl Meyer, Editorial Page of The New York Times from Arnold Kohen
    (03.12.1991)
  • Fax to the Honorable Abdul Rachman Ramly, Ambassador from Malcolm Wallop,
    United States Senator (17.03.1991)
  • Fax to Arnold Kohen, c/o Korinna Horta from Peter Gordon, Yorkshire Television -
    includes a letter to Arnold Kohen (12.02.1991) | 4 pp.
  • Dear Colleague letter written by Malcolm Wallop, United States Senator, inviting
    members of Congress to co-sign a letter to President Bush regarding East Timor
    (18.07.1991)
  • Letter to The President of the United States (Bill Clinton) from Malcolm Wallop
    (19.07.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Fax message for Mr. Frank Monahan, Office of Government Liaison from the US
    Catholic Conference from Arnold Kohen (18.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Luisa Teotonio Pereira or Ana Nunea from Arnold Kohen (20.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Bishop John Cummins, Diocese of Oakland from Arnold Kohen
    (20.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Hilary Coulby, Oxfam from Arnold Kohen (21.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Steve Alston, CAFOD from Arnold Kohen (22.10.1991)
  • Letter to a Senator from James O’Dea, director from Amnesty International USA
    (26.09.1991)
  • Fax message for Bishop Francis Murphy c/o Catholic Center from Arnold Kohen
    (23.10.1991)
  • Urgent message prepared at the request of Rev. Reinaldo Cardoso of West Warwick,
    Rhode Island from Arnold Kohen (04.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Mary Pat Olson from Arnold Kohen (06.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Ms. Sharon Hoff, Director of Diocesan Pastoral Office from Arnold
    Kohen (29.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Ms. Kathy Brown from Arnold Kohen (29.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Rev. Joseph Walsh from Arnold Kohen (30.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Ms. Sheila Turk from Arnold Kohen (30.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Rev. Dennis G. Falk from Arnold Kohen (31.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Sr. Loretta Henekes, CSJ from Arnold Kohen (31.10.1991)
  • Urgent message for Sr. Celine Erk, OSB, Chancellor of the Diocese of Rapid City from
    Arnold Kohen (04.11.1991)
  • Urgent message for Mr. Steve Brazen, Executive Director, Catholic Social Services, Inc.
    Archdiocese of Atlanta from Arnold kohen (04.11.1991)
  • Urgent message for Mr. Steven Bogus from Arnold Kohen (04.11.1991)
  • Urgent message for Dan R. Ebener, Dubuque, Iowa from Arnold Kohen (04.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Prof. Roger Clark from Arnold Kohen (25.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Dr. Peter Carey, Trinity College from Arnold Kohen (09.10.1991)
  • Letter to Sr. Perez De Cuellar, United Nations Secretary General from Rt. Rev. John
    Crowley, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, Chairman of CAFOD (24.10.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Urgent message for Jim Cunningham, Nebraska Catholic Conference from Arnold Kohen
    (04.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Mr. Jack McBride, Religious Education Center from Arnold Kohen
    (31.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Lee Arrowood, c/o Sen. Wallop from Arnold Kohen (29.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Sister Rose Sheridan from Arnold Kohen (24.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Hilary Coulby, Asia Desk Oxfam from Arnold Kohen (30.09.1991) | 2
    pp.
  • Fax for Bishop Paul Moore for Arnold Kohen (15.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Lee Arrowood, c/o Sen. Wallop from Arnold Kohen (18.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Noam Chomsky from Arnold Kohen (12.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Marty Rendon from Arnold Kohen (12.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Bishop John Cummins from Arnold Kohen (19.12.1991)
  • Letter to the Honorable Jimmy Carter, the Carter Center from Frank Wolf, Member of
    Congress (09.12.1991)
  • Urgent fax message for Mr. Stephen M. Colecchi from Arnold Kohen (07.11.1991)
  • Urgent fax message for Ms. Joann Bemrich from Arnold Kohen (07.11.1991)
  • Urgent message for James Yeast, Dubuque, Iowa from Arnold Kohen (04.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Mr. Steve Alston c/o Jade Vine Motel from Arnold Kohen (12.04.1991)
  • Fax message for John Felton, NPR from Arnold Kohen (12.11.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. Stephen Rosenfeld, Deputy Editorial Page Editor of The Washington Post
    from Arnold Kohen (12.12.1991)
  • Letter to his Excellency Abdul Rachman Ramly, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
    from John Edward Porter & Tom Lantos, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Human Rights
    Caucus (31.12.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Fax to Arnold Kohen from Kirsty Sword, Refugee studies programme, University of
    Oxford (19.06.1991)
  • Letter to Ms. Sue Inglish, Foreign Editor of Channel 4 News from the Rt. Rev. Paul
    Moore (29.12.1991)
  • Letter to his Excellency Abdul Rachman Ramly, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
    from Harris Wofford, United States Senate (01.01.1991)
  • Fax to Arnold Kohen from Kirsty Sword (01.08.1991)
  • Fax to Arnold Kohen from the Asian Wall Street Journal (22.11.1991)
  • Letter to his Excellency Abdul Rachman Ramly from Stephen Solarz, Chairman of the
    Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs (13.12.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Mr. David Crombie, The Providence Journal Bulletin from Paul Moore, Jr.
    (22.10.1991)
  • Fax message for Arnold Kohen from Peter Carey, Trinity College Oxford (19.08.1991)
  • Letter to the Hon. Tony Hall, Select Committee on Hunger, from John Carr, Secretary of
    the Department of Social Development and World Peace (19.06.1991) | 2 pp.
  • Fax message for Hilary Coulby, Oxfam from Arnold Kohen (09.12.1991)
  • Fax to Arnold Kohen from Peter Gordon, Yorkhire TV (21.08.1991) | 5 pp.
  • Fax message for Dr. Peter Carey, Trinity College from Arnold Kohen (10.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Rachel Gelfand, Congressional Human Rights Caucus from Arnold
    Kohen (29.12.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. John Sharkey, Foreign Desk at The Washington Post from Arnold Kohen
    (09.12.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. Alan Berger, Editorial Page of The Boston Globe from Arnold Kohen
    (09.12.1991)
  • Letter to Ms. Mary McGrory from The Washington Post from Arnold Kohen
    (09.12.1991)
  • Letter to Mr. Karl Meyer from The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (09.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Hilary Coulby, Oxfam Asia Desk from Arnold Kohen (23.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Andrew Hart from Arnold Kohen (16.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Steve Alston, CAFOD from Arnold Kohen (11.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Geoff Robinson from Arnold Kohen (26.12.1991)
  • Fax message for John Sharkey, Foreign Desk from Arnold Kohen (09.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Donnacadh Hurley, TROCAIRE from Arnold Kohen (09.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Karl Meyer from The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (24.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Peter Gordon, Yorkshire Television from Arnold Kohen (19.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Diana Muir, Yorkshire Television from Arnold Kohen (19.12.1991)
  • Fax message for Steve Alston, EAFI from Arnold Kohen (20.11.1991)
  • Fax message for Karl Meyer, The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (05.12.1991)
  • Letter to Karl Meyer, The New York Times from Arnold Kohen (09.12.1991)

The Humanitarian Project

Various documents

This document contains twenty-one separate documents.

  1. A photograph entitled, “ETAN’s Second National Steering Committee Meeting” 17 September 1994: The steering meeting clarified the organization’s structure, mission and objectives. It included participants from across the USA, Timor-Leste, Canada, Portugal, The UK, and The Netherlands.

  2. A photograph entitled, “Training for Lobby Days - Amnesty International Office” Washington DC, USA. Beginning in 1994, ETAN brought grassroots activists from across the USA to Washington for “Lobby Days” every year. After a weekend of training and briefings (as in the photo), experienced and new citizen advocates spread out across the halls of Congress, meeting with staffers, Representatives and Senators in between 60 and 200 of the 535 Congressional offices. Many Congressional staffers came to see this as their annual opportunity to learn about Timor-Leste, and Lobby Days usually resulted in Congressional resolutions or joint letters to U.S. and Indonesian government officials. In addition, from 1992 through 1998, Congress gradually tightened restrictions on U.S. military training and weapons sales to the Indonesian military.

  3. A photograph from 1994, Korea: Demonstration by Korea Human Rights Network in front of Indonesian Embassy. They heard of Timor from Progressio Korea local partners, and from meeting JRH at the World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna in 1993.

  4. Campaign for Release of Xanana. 1994. In Japanese. | 4 pages.

  5. A photograph entitled, “Osaka, Japan” 1994: João Dias and Aviano Fana visit Japan to give testimony to the Santa Cruz Massacre and the 2nd Massacre.

  6. Two photographs. The first one is entitled, “Nagoya, Japan” 1994: Liga Ximenes and Inosensia Neves, speaking tour in Nagoya. The second is entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1994: Constancio Pinto at a meeting in Tokyo, appealing for support to the East Timorese asylum seekers.

  7. A photograph entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1994: Bishop Soma, 1st President of APCET, reports his trip to East Timor in Tokyo.

  8. A photograph entitled, “Karlsruhe, Germany” 1994: José Amorim Dias and Renato Constantino Jr. at a demonstration against the EU-ASEAN meeting because the meeting is on economic ties and does not consider Human Rights and Self-determination.

  9. A photograph entitled, “Karlsruhe, Germany” 1994: Access denied at EU-ASEAN meeting.

  10. A photograph entitled, “The Netherlands - Indonesian Embassy” Moluccan Youths living in The Netherlands express their solidarity with the Timorese students that occupied the USA Embassy in Jakarta.

  11. A page with two photographs. 1994 Sri Lanka: Police blocks demonstration from approaching the Indonesian Embassy.

  12. A page with two photographs entitled, “The Philippines - Asia Pacific Conference on East Timor” 1994: The members of the panel discussion are Jean Inglis, the late Bishop Soma of Nagoya, Japan and RC Constantino. Journalists are surrounding the foreign participants of the conference as they marched to the venue. Under Indonesian pressure the Philippines government banned the conference and did not allow foreigners to attend.

  13. Two newspaper articles. Manila, The Philippines, 1994: Newspaper clippings about Sri Lankan activists Freddy Gamage Abuhamy and Henry Fernando Warnakulasurys who were denied twice to access The Philippines to attend the Asia-Pacific Conference on East Timor.

  14. A photograph entitled, “Paris, France” December 1994: Dozens of people march in support of people who live at risk due to oppression. The demonstration aimed East Timor, Papua, Amazone Region and Mapuche People. Many organizations participated, such as: Agir pour Timor, Survival, Amnesty International, Tribal Act, Lycra and others.

  15. A poem entitled, “Two Hundred Thousand Reasons” written by Purnama in Utrecht 1994.

  16. A document entitled, “International protest during the APEC - November 1994” | 3 pages.

  17. A flyer entitled, “East Timor, Its future in the Asia Pacific” for a Public education conference at the University of Technology, Harris St.Ultimo. June 21 - 24 1994.

  18. A pamphlet about East Timor entirely in Japanese. | 2 pages.

  19. A booklet entitled, “Travesty of Justice” by East Timor’s Political Prisoners. Published by Australia-East Timor Association. | 10 pages. It contains:

    • The prisoners - The proposal for talks
    • Imprisoned in Semarang - East Timor at a glance
    • Imprisoned in Kupang - Prison conditions
    • Jailed in Jakarta
    • What can you do
  20. A document entitled, “An Abiding Concern: why Gough must come clean on East Timor” | 2 pages.

  21. A document entitled, “East Timor: It’s time to talk” British Coalition for East Timor, February 1994.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

Contains various documents such as letters, memorandums, faxes and press releases that were written or published in 1992.

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

The Humanitarian Project

Online Publications 1

This item includes online news publications written in 1998.

It includes:

  • The Associated Press (Jakarta): “East Timor’s spiritual leader has rejected an offer to meet with Indonesian President B.J. Habibie, citing differences over government policy in the former Portuguese Colony.” (26.12.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Lisbon): “Jailed Timorese guerrilla leader Xanana Gusmao was wuoted as saying on Wednesday that East Timor was not ready for independence and needed a 10-year transition period before achieving self-determination.” (16.12.1998)
  • Reuters (Sydney): “Nobel peace laureate Jose Ramos Horta says former Indonesian President Suharto should be arrested for crimes against humanity, just as former Chilean President Augusto Pinochet had been arrested in London.” (15.12.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Dili): “Timor bishop calls for cut in Indonesian military” by Tommy Ardiansyah (15.10.1998) | 3 pp.
  • The Washington Post: “NSC gave warnings about Asian Donors” (15.02.1998) | 6 pp.
  • Insight (Jakarta): “Indonesian military ends hunt for East Timorese rebels” (21.11.1998)
  • Reuters (Canberra): “The governor of East Timor at the time of the 1991 Dili massacre says there were dozens more people executed and buried in the month after the Santa Cruz cemetery killings,” (18.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Sydney): “Human rights groupe Amnesty International called on Indonesian President B.J. Habibie on Wednesday to ‘break the cycle of violence’ now gripping Jakarta and other parts of Indonesia.” (18.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • The Associated Press (London): “Brits Order Pinochet Court Presence” by Maureen Johnson (18.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Lisbon): “The attorney general’s office said Tuesday that it is examining a Portuguese lawmaker’s request to seek the extradition of former President Suharto” (17.11.1998)
  • The Associated Press (Jakarta): “Indonesian Students Protest Again” by Christopher Torchia (19.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Jakarta): “Lisbon’s mayor Joao Soares met Timorese rebel leader Xanana Gusmao in a Jakarta jail on Thursday and said he had pressed the Indonesian government for his unconditional release.” (19.11.1998)
  • The Associated Press (Jakarta): “Indonesian Lawmakers on Friday chided a Portuguese effort to extradite former President Suharto, describing the proposal as impossible and unreasonable.” (20.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters: “Nobel concert prize is going to Fox Family.” (20.11.1998) | 3 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Lisbon): “Portugal and Indonesia are mulling a new proposal to settle their dispute over East Timor and talks between the two are at a crucial stage” (11.10.1998)
  • Reuters (Johannesburg): "S.Africa truth probe to highlight ANC crimes” by Alister Bull (26.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Agence France-Presse (East Timor): “East Timorese to observe Dili massacre with prayers” (10.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Agence France-Presse: “What Belo has just missed” (12.11.1998) | 3 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Jakarta): “Indonesia Chief stands by Army Boss” by Christopher Torchia (15.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Jakarta): “Indonesia questions dissidents” by Christopher Torchia (16.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Jakarta): “Pertamina signs oil deals for $3.4-bln investments” (16.11.1998)
  • Reuters (Denver): “Tutu calls for Central American debt relief” by Judith Crosson (14.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Oslo): “No Hints from Nobel Peace Committee” by Doug Mellgren (15.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Oslo): “Nobel peace committee calms N. Irish win rumours” by Alister Doyle (09.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Stockholm): “Not that there’s ever a bad time to get a Nobel Prize, but this year isn’t the greatest- at least in terms of money.” (09.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Madrid): “Nobel winner Saramago criticizes Vatican” by Isabel Garcia-Zarza (09.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Lisbon): “Nobel prize win banishes Portugal crisis” by Richard Waddington (09.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Mexico City): “Interview- Mexico’s Fuentes hails Saramago Nobel prize” (08.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Lisbon): “After years of waiting, Portugal went into a fit of self-congratulation Thursday when writer Jose Saramago was awarded the 1998 Nobel Literature Prize.” (08.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Lisbon): “Nobel Literature laureate Saramago found fame late” by Richard Waddington (08.10.1998) | 3 pp.
  • Reuters (Lisbon): “East Timor leader says Suharto’s days are numbered” by Richard Waddington (14.05.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Kyodo (Dili): “Roman Catholic Bishop Carlos Felipe Ximenes Bel said Sunday he intends to accept Indonesian President B.J. Habibie’s proposal of granting 'special status’ to East Timor like that given to provinces of Yogyakarta, Aceh and Jakarta” (14.06.1998) | 2 pp.
  • “Clinton Rights Message Undermined” by Sid Balman Jr. (16.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Dili): “Timor students suspend anti-Indonesia demos” by Lewa Pardomuan (15.06.1998) | 3 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Jakarta): “Indonesia Leader Predicts Recovery” by Geoff Spencer (13.06.1998) | 3 pp.
  • Reuters (Dili): “On Sundays, East Timorese forget politics” by Lewa Pardomuan (14.06.1998) | 3 pp.
  • Reuters (Lisbon): “French President Jacques Chirac has written to new Indonesian President Jusuf Habibie to press for the release of East Timorese Political Prisoners” (09.06.1998)
  • Reuters (Jakarta): “South African Foreign Minister Alfred Nzo on Tuesday met with jailed East Timorese rebel leader Xanana Gusmao, who is serving a 20-year sentence in Jakarta prison” (14.04.1998) | 2 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Dili): “At least 11 separatist rebels were killed by Indonesian troops in recent days following a series of clashes in the disputed territory of East Timor.” (22.11.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Dili): “Hundreds of East Timorese stormed the airport in the capital Dili on Sunday and occupied the runway for about an hour, forcing U.N. Special envoy Jamsheed Marker to change his travel plans.” (20.12.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Agence France Presse (Jakarta): “A Nobel peace laureate in East Timor has urged the Indonesian military not to conceal troop movements in and out of the troubled territory” (21.09.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Agence France Presse (Jakarta): “East Timor can use Indonesia’s offer of autonomy to the former Portuguese colony to create a ‘climate of tolerance’ to prepare for self-determination” (20.09.1998) | 3 pp.
  • The Associated Press (Dili): “About 15, 000 East Timorese staged a second consecutive day of protest today and demanded the provincial governor quit over a threat to fire government employees who support an independence referendum for the troubled territory.” (12.10.1998) | 2 pp.
  • Reuters (Dili): “Timor bishop calls for cut in Indonesian military” by Tommy Ardiansyah (15.10.1998) | 3 pp.
  • Agence France Presse (Dili): “ Roman Catholic Bishop Basilio de Nascimento of the Baucau diocese in East Timor Wednesday called for political topics to be included for the first time in UN-sponsored intra-Timorese talks.” (28.10.1998) | 2 pp.

The Humanitarian Project

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 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

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

Various documents

This document contains nine separate pages.

  1. “The Missing Peace - East Timor” Photographic Exhibition 1974-1990. October 30 to November 10, 1991. Photos that were taken by Elaine Briere, Mel Sylvester and Jenny Groves.

  2. “La paix est possible au Timor-Oriental” No.37 - Mai 1991. | in french

  3. A flyer from January 26, 1991: “Let them speak” fundraising event organized by ACFOA / ETO. East Timor Benefit Concert & Auction.

  4. A photograph from a demonstration in Kobe, 1991. Banner says, ‘Freedom and Independence for East Timor’

  5. A page with two photographs. The first is entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1991, Nov: Mr. Donasiano Gomes at the demonstration near the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo to protest the Santa Cruz Massacre. The second is entitled, “Tokyo, Japan” 1991, Nov: Demonstration towards the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo to protest the Santa Cruz Massacre.

  6. A photograph from November 1991 - Indonesian Embassy - The Hague, The Netherlands.

  7. A photograph from November 1991 - Indonesian Embassy - The Hague, The Netherlands.

  8. A photograph of the Indonesian Consulate - Australia.

  9. A flyer from Australia in 1991. Solidarity Campaign ACFOA - ETO post card (photocopy of front and back), Original card is blue.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

This document contains thirty-seven separate documents.

  1. A photograph entitled, “Picketline tegen bezoek Indonesische generaal” [Translation: Picketline against visit Indonesian general] | In Dutch

  2. A newspaper article from Den Haag, The Netherlands - Government Building. January 1995: Endie amidst Maluku activists awaiting General Feisal Tanjung, who visits The Netherlands to discuss military ties. The general remained invisible.

  3. A photograph of Balloon action, International Court of Justice, The Netherlands - Timor Gap - 1995.

  4. A photograph of Timor Gap Balloon Action - International Court of Justice, The Netherlands. 30 January 1995: Start of the public hearing in the case of Australian oil explorations in the Timor Gap. Activists use gas balloons to fly a banner and hundreds of leaflets at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. Since the Indonesian deal with Australia in 1990, the oil in the Timor Gap attracted nine of the world’s largest oil companies. The total investments at this stage amount up to over 250 million dollar. Oil multinationals, Australia and Indonesia exploit this oil over the backs of the Timorese People. With our balloon action we relate to a balloon action in Jakarta on 21 September 1994, when four activists have been arrested and tortured with electric shocks. With hundreds of gas balloons we state that we: 1) Support Human Rights activists in Indonesia and East Timor 2) Protest against the theft of the natural treasures of occupied East Timor. | 2 pages.

  5. A postcard that reads, Please release Jose Antonio Belo and fifteen other students detained after a peaceful demonstration in Dili, East Timor on 9 January 1995. Created by AETA in Australia, 1995.

  6. A photograph of Mid 90’s Australia - Fatinha Pires at a demonstration in Darwin.

  7. A photograph entitled, “Hannover, Germany” 1995: Demonstration during a visit of Suharto to Hannover. A mass demonstration was held and solidarity activists came from many European countries: France, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium, Uk, and others, to protest together in Germany against the brutal Suharto regime. Not only Europeans participated, also Indonesians, Moluccans, Timorese, Papuans and Achehnese living in Europe joined the demonstration. Organized by Watch! Indonesia.

  8. Two photographs taken in Hannover, Germany at a Demonstration against Suharto Regime during visit of Suharto + Alatas to Germany. 1995.

  9. Two photographs taken at a demonstration against Suharto Regime during visit of Suharto + Alatas to Germany. 1995.

  10. A photograph of a sign from a protest, “Stop Genocide in West Papua” in Hannover, 1995.

  11. A photograph of Ali Alatas losing his diplomacy in Dresden, Germany. 5 April 1995: President Suharto, Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas and other VIPs visited the city Dresden in Germany for several events. They also planned to see an opera performance, but the opera refused. During their visit, there were demonstrations everywhere they came. Finally, when they traveled to a formal dinner with the State President, their VIP bus was surrounded by protesters: Alatas lost his diplomatic reserve. This picture has been used many years, on a variety of posters and leaflets made by many groups, in many countries. Some examples of poster tests used with this picture are: “Is this man Indonesia’s next president?” & “Ali Alatas: Human Rights, up my ass!” | 2 pages.

  12. A poster for a Grand Solidarity Manifestation for Maluku, Timor and Papua in The Netherlands, 1995.

  13. A photograph of Joao Dias and his interpreter Endie van Binsbergen speak at the Pasar Maling in Utrecht. The Passer Maling was a manifestation in Utrecht, Netherlands. It brought together over 60 Maluku, Papua and Indonesia activist groups. They had always been scattered but the Pasar Maling made the big change. A full-day program in the pouring rain from political speeches to food sellers to cultural dance groups and a rock band playing traditional songs from Maluku new style. Special speaker at the Passer Maling was Joao Dias, eye witness of the killings at Dili hospital after the Santa Cruz massacre.

  14. A photograph of a Papua dance group Sampari participated at the Pasar Maling in Utrecht.

  15. Two photographs of Maluku youths play the music for Timorese songs of freedom at the Pasar Maling in Utrecht.

  16. A photograph of the Pasar Maling in Utrecht drew lots of media attention. 1995.

  17. A newspaper article entitled, “System Indonesia leads to its own downfall” Article about the warm atmosphere of solidarity despite the rain during the manifestation. Quoting Viktor Kaisiepo (Papua), Jose Amorim Dias (East Timor) and Nico Souissa (Maluku). June 19th, 1995. | Dutch

  18. Two photographs at The Pasar Maling - Media Attention. 1995.

  19. A photograph of Yayak. Indonesian exile in Germany presents one of his many political banners. 1995.

  20. Two photographs. The first is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” August 1995: Andrew McNaughtan, Veronica Maia, Antonio Mais and Isilio da Silva at a conference on war compensation.The second is entitled, “Osaka, Japan” November 1995: Ramos-Horta, Maria Albertina and Domingos Sarmento at the conference that was held before the demonstration at the time of the APEC.

  21. A photograph entitled, “The Fourth UN World Conference on Women, Beijing, September 1995.” East Timorese women at an action in Beijing.

  22. A photograph entitled, “The Fourth UN World Conference on Women, Beijing, September 1995” Ines Almeida, Ceu Brites, Milena Pires, Neca, Kiyoko Furusawa and Portuguese NGO delegates in solidarity.

  23. A photograph taken in Bonn, Germany. 1995: Joao Antonio Dias, Aviano Faria and Domingos Samento Alves in front of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation, where they discussed the situation in East Timor.

  24. A photograph taken in Cologne, Germany. 1995: Domingos Samento Alves, Aviano Faria and Joao Antonio Dias at the office of a main national newspaper in Germany, together with activist Monika Schlinder (Watch! Indonesia)

  25. A photograph in New York, USA: protest welcome for Suharto in front of the Grand Hyatt Hotel. 25 October 1995.

  26. A letter from Bono from the band U2 to the good people of East Timor.

  27. A photograph taken in Darwin, Australia. 1995: Re-enactment of Roger East’s death (AFFET / ETSE)

  28. A photograph of a Silent torch wake in front of the Parliament building in The Netherlands. 7 December 1995: A silent wake with burning torches at the Dutch Parliament in The Hague expresses the tragedy of the 20th birthday of the Indonesian invasion. Timorese, Moluccan, Papuan, Indonesian and Dutch activists stand in silence and demand a statement from the Dutch government. Organized by the Human Right organization “Komitee Indonesia.” An Indonesian activist carries a board that states: “Human Rights are still violated in Indonesia — But now they do it themselves.”

  29. A photograph entitled, “Solidarity in The Netherlands for the 55 East Timorese students who occupied the Dutch Embassy in Jakarta” December 1995: Activists in The Netherlands occupy the D’66 Party Office, the Parliament, the Department of Foreign Affairs and protest in front of the Indonesian Embassy. The activists include Papuans, Moluccans, East Timorese and Dutch and use handcuffs to lock themselves to objects so that the police cannot evict them. They sent the keys of the handcuffs to journalists so that the police had to contact the journalists and cooperate with the media.

  30. A newspaper article entitled, “Van Mierlo responsible for chaos” Occupied regional party office of D’66 in The Hague. The protest was against the arrest of several East Timorese in Jakarta. | Dutch.

  31. A newspaper article entitled, “Action East Timorese at Parliament” Members of action committee ‘Renetil’ chained themselves to a pillar. 13 December 1995 on the Front Page.

  32. A newspaper article entitled, “Rental action at parliament in The Netherlands” Solidarity with the 55 East Timorese who occupied the Dutch Embassy in Jakarta. 13 December 1995. | Dutch.

  33. A photograph of protesters in The Netherlands. 1995.

  34. A newspaper article entitled, “Hoe Zit Dat Nou Met Die Oost timorezen?” [Translation: What about these East Timorese] December 1995. | Dutch.

  35. A pamphlet. “Campaign on tourism in Indonesia” The green leaflet was secretly mixed with general travel info at tour operatos’ stands. It describes dozens of reasons for not enjoying your vacation in a land under Suharto’s regime. 1995, The Netherlands. “Travel Safe -Keep your eyes closed.” | 4 pages, in Dutch.

  36. A photograph of Renetil Representative in Germany. 1995.

  37. A page of photographs of a press conference for Jose Ramos-Horta at public sector union offices, Haymarket, Sydney, after announcement of Nobel Peace Prize with Bishop Belo (late 1995)

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

This document includes twenty-six separate documents.

  1. Campaign material by FOET (Friends of East Timor after the Nobel Peace Prize had been presented to Bishops Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta. Cannington, Australia. 1996. The flyer reads, “East Timor Calls for freedom after the Dili Massacre killings continue to this day” It has a photo of a man who was one of 471 men, women and children gunned down and beaten to death during a peaceful protest at the Santa Cruz cemetery and on the days that followed the 12 November 1991.

  2. A photograph at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC. ETAN grassroots lobbyists together with Senator Russell Feingold, who stands at the right (red tie), during Lobby Days. In November 1992, Senator Russell Feingold took over from the powerful Republican Senator Robert Kasten who strongly defended USA military support for ABRI. Senator Feingold felt that part of his victory was because of Timor-Leste, and he became a strong and consistent supporter of Timor-Leste in Washington.

  3. A photograph of Bishop Nobuo Soma, Chairperson of APCET, was deported by the Malaysian government because of his attendance in the APCET II, Nov. 14, 1996. Photo at the time of his. arrival in Kanaai International Airport in Osaka, Japan.

  4. A photograph of students reflection on East Timor at University Paris 7, France. Reflection on the situation in East Timor, by French and Timorese students at the Science Faculty. 1996.

  5. Two photographs from Sri Lanka in 1996. Both photos include protesters to free East Timor.

  6. Three photographs from Sri Lanka of the protesters who are out in the rain but continue their protest. 1996.

  7. A photograph of Sri Lankan activist Freddy Gamage Abuhamy joining a discussion in Sydney. 1996.

  8. A photograph of Freddy Gamage Abuhamy in Sydney. 1996.

  9. Two photographs from a short story book launch in Sri Lanka with Freddy Gamage and José Ramos Horta. The second photo is of the two men hugging.

  10. A flyer entitled, “Manifestatie Oost Timor” on December 10th, in front of the Indonesian Embassy. 1996. | The flyer is in Dutch.

  11. A page with four photographs. Nobel Peace Prize Manifestation, Indonesian Embassy, The Netherlands. Manifestation in front of the Indonesian Embassy to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize for Bishop Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta. Speakers: Yvette Lawson (Komitee Indonesia and Jose Amorim Dias | 2 pages

  12. A photograph of Jacinto dos Santos who is giving a talk on torture by Indonesian military in Osaka, Japan. 1996.

  13. Two photographs. The first is of Ceu Federer at a peace rally in Hiroshima, at the anniversary of the Atomic Bombing. Hiroshima, Japan 1996. The second us of Odidlia Victor speaks in Osaka about her clandestine activities.

  14. A photograph of Doctor Andres McNaughtan during detention in Malaysia, following closure of International Solidarity Conference with People of East Timor.

  15. “Conference on East Timor Attacked” by Max Lane, Green Left Weekly. November 1996. | 2 pages.

  16. “Press release on Conference on East Timor in Kuala Lumpur” authorized by Dr. Sanusi Osman, official conference spokesperson, 9 November 1996. | 2 pages.

  17. A newspaper article entitled, “You broke the rules, PM tells detainees” which is about the APCET - Conference and expulsions from Malaysia. November 1996.

  18. “Exiled Timorese Leader to Speak on ‘Oil, Invasion and Genocide’” May 7th, 1996.

  19. Newspaper article published in The Netherlands entitled, “No Arms to Indonesia!” | in Dutch.

  20. A fold up document entitled, “Pelosi direitos do Povo de Timor” [Translation: For the rights of the people of East Timor] It gives the history of East Timor and with their conflicts with Indonesia. | 5 pages and entirely in Portuguese.

  21. A flyer for a March for a Free East Timor created by the Friends of East Timor on November 10th, 1996.

  22. A flyer published in Australia in regards to their election and to vote for candidates such as the Greens, Australian Democrats, and those Independents and Individuals from other political parties who support genuine self determination for East Timor - a United Nations supervised referendum. 1996.

  23. “Violence against women in East Timor under the Indonesian Occupation and Suggested Measures to be Taken” Petition to the United Nations Special Committee of 24 by the Free East Timor Japan Coalition. July 23, 1996. Petition prepared by Kiyoko Furusawa and Jean Inglis and presented by Susan Einbinder. | 8 pages.

  24. “Tuba-rai metin - Firmly Gripping the Earth” at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. A multi-media installation which memorializes those who have died in the recent history of East Timor. Tuba-rai metin combines Timorese performance with weaving, architecture and contemporary sculpture. 7 - 24 November 1996. | 2 pages.

  25. British Coalition for East Timor: “BCET supporters gather in Coventry” April 1996.

  26. “East Timor: Its future in the Asia Pacific public education Conference” June 21-24, 1996. Sydney, Australia.

Timor Leste International Solidarity Exhibit

Various documents

Contains various documents such as letters, emails and press releases that were written or published in 1993.

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

The Humanitarian Project

Santa Cruz Massacre

This item contains newspaper articles about Canada's decision to lift the sanctions off of Indonesia in 1992.

East Timor Alert Network

1991 Newspaper articles

This item contains:

  • Indonesia urges Iraq to pull out of Kuwait (31.01.1991) International Herald Tribune
  • Quiet conquests (24.02.1991) Chicago Tribune | 2 pp.
  • Realism and Evil (06.12.1991) The New York Times
  • From Tiananmen to Timor (03.01.1991) The Economist
  • Indonesia is still oppressing East Timor (22.01.1991) The New York Times
  • Msgr. da Costa Lopes, East Timor Cleric, 72 [obituaries] (05.03.1991) The New York Times
  • Dom Martinho da Costa Lopes, Bishop of East Timor (05.03.1991) The Washington Post
  • Secret killing of a nation (07.04.1991) The Observer
  • Horrid silence over East Timor (19.11.1991) The Washington Post
  • Dead in East Timor (20.11.1991) The Washington Post
  • Tears in East Timor (21.11.1991) The New York Times
  • Indonesia’s ‘Tiananmen’ (09.12.1991) The Washington Post
  • Dead in East Timor (20.11.1991) The Washington Post
  • The Far East (18.10.1991) BBC Summary of World Broadcasts
  • Clinton shift on East Timor sends ripples around Asia (03.03.1993) The Guardian
  • East Timor has oil by Noam Chomsky (27.12.1991) National Catholic Reporter
  • Making an Issue of East Timor by Arnold Kohen (10.02.1992) The Nation | 3 pp.

The Humanitarian Project

1993 Newspaper articles

This item includes:

● E Timor trial 'staged’ (02.02.1993) The Independent (London)
● Time to end an atrocity (20.02.1993) The Boston Globe
● Four House select committees face extinction (03/1993) The Washington Post
● If selects eliminated, House committees won’t have to cut (04.03.1993) Roll Call
● For the Record (04.03.1993) The Washington Post
● U.N criticizes Indonesia about East Timor (14.03.1993) The New York Times
● Timor’s untelevised terror (14.03.1993) The Washington Post | 3 pp.
● House G.O.P wins bid to trim staff (17.03.1993) The New York Times
● Superimposing frills on a provocative career (17.03.1993) The New York Times
● New torture charged against Indonesia (31.03.1993) The New York Times
● U.N. envoy going to Timor to assess role of Indonesia (01.04.1993) The New York Times
● Clinton shift on East Timor sends ripples around Asia (03.04.1993) The Guardian
● Indonesia troops seize rebel leader in Timor (06.04.1993) International Herald Tribune
● Famine on Capitol Hill (11.04.1993) Boston Sunday Globe
● Injustice in East Timor (18.04.1993) The Washington Post
● Fear still reigns on Indonesian Island (21.04.1993) The New York Times | 2 pp.
● Rough Puffs (22.04.1993) Far Eastern Economic Review
● A voice, often silenced, tells of East Timor’s fear (24.04.1993) The New York Times
● Velvet fist: Jakarta opts for subtlety in its efforts to subdue Timor (29.04.1993) Far
Eastern Economic Review | 2 pp.
● Death and the peacemaker (30.04.1993) The Guardian
● Indonesia’s silenced accuser (29.05.1993) The New York Times
● British jets ‘may be used on Timor rebels’ (11.06.1993) The Independent
● Hawk deal provokes human rights row (11.06.1993) The Guardian
● BAe wins 500m order from Indonesia (11.06.1993) Financial Times
● Overrunning human rights (15.06.1993) The Washington Post | 2 pp.
● Indonesia and Human Rights (09.07.1993) The Washington Post
● East Timor’s chance for peace (20.09.1993) Viewpoint
● Indonesia: Official response to Swedish MPs’ comments on East Timor: Bishop of Dili
Speaks (27.09.1993) BBC Summary of World Broadcasts
● A mortgage of conscience come due (18.10.1993) Our Sunday Visitor | 2 pp.
● A different message to Jakarta (01.11.1993) The New York Times
● Indonesia Military allowed to obtain training in U.S. (08.12.1993) The New York Times
● Closed eyes on East Timor (1993)
● Muffled voices: As Suharto tumbled, East Timor experienced a frisson of free speech -
tempered by the fear of return to the usual pogrom (July/August 1998) Index on
Censorship | 5 pp.
● East Timorese want their conquerors out (07.03.1993) The New York Times
● A leading Asian colonialist (05.12.1992) The Washington Post
● The cemetery called East Timor (25.09.1992) The New York Times
● Realism and Evil (06.12.1991) The New York Times
● Torture worsens in Timor: bishop (13.02.1993) The Age (Melbourne)
● Dili Bishop speaks of arrest and torture of Xanana Supporters (13.02.1993) BBC
Summary of World Broadcasts
● Time to end an atrocity (20.02.1993) The Boston Globe
● Rough Puffs (22.04.1993) Far Eastern Economic Review
● A voice, often silenced, tells of East Timor’s fear (24.04.1993) The New York Times
● Indonesia’s silenced accuser (29.05.1993) The New York Times
● Indonesia and Human Rights (09.07.1993) The Washington Post
● Successes marred by a failure (13.07.1993) Herald International Tribune
● United States: Timor Concern (16.07.1993) Far Eastern Economic Review
● East Timor bishop in U.S. to plead for human rights (27.07.1993) Catholic Voice
● Official response to Swedish MPs’ comments on East Timor; Bishop of Dili Speaks
(27.09.1993) BBC Summary of World Broadcasts
● A different message to Jakarta (01.11.1993) The New York Times
● A figure of courage in the midst of East Timor’s agony (17.11.1993) The Age
(Melbourne)
● Arena Magazine: Imagining ‘east timor’ by Benedict Anderson | 6 pp.

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