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Documents on East Timor from PeaceNet and Connected Computer Networks 39: June 28 — August 31, 1995

HISTORICAL REVIEW .................................................................................................................................. 7
INDONESIA’S DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO REVISE EAST TIMOR HISTORY (1959 PERMESTA SURVIVORS)..........7
INDONESIAN MILITARY CHIEFS KNEW (OF DILI MASSACRE IN ADVANCE) ...................................................7
CHRONICLE OF AN UNEXPECTED INVASION (OF US EMBASSY)..................................................................10
EAST TIMOR’S ILLEGAL INTEGRATION.........................................................................................................11
EAST TIMORESE SIGNATORY REJECTS INTEGRATION PACT......................................................................15
FROM ‘GANYANG MALAYSIA’ TO ‘GANYANG FRETILIN’................................................................................16
TIMOR: INVASION “BEGAN” 20 YEARS AGO .................................................................................................18
EVENTS IN EAST TIMOR............................................................................................................................ 19
HORS LIGNE: ISLAND OF FEAR ..................................................................................................................19
ABRI DENIES KILLING OFFICIAL ................................................................................................................22
ICRC WARNS OF TENSION IN EAST TIMOR ................................................................................................22
BLOOD OATH (ET STUDENTS RESISTANCE) .................................................................................................22
‘RESISTANCE IS STRONG’............................................................................................................................23
ETCHRIET REPORT ON RECENT EVENTS .....................................................................................................23
INDONESIA PLANS TWO-BATTALION CUT IN EAST TIMOR.........................................................................23
AI UA: SABALAE FEARED ARRESTED AND TORTURED ..................................................................................24
EAST TIMORESE SAY FEAR RETURNS TO DILI.............................................................................................24
INDONESIA ARMY SAYS IT WILL NOT LEAVE ..............................................................................................25
BROCHURE ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST TIMOR .................................................................................25
COFFEE FARMERS PROTEST FOR HIGHER PRICES ......................................................................................26
Documents on East Timor from
PeaceNet and Connected Computer Networks
Volume 39: June 28 — August 31, 1995
Published by:
East Timor Action Network / U.S.
P.O. Box 1182, White Plains, NY 10602 USA
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These documents are produced approximately every two months and mailed to subscribers.
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other activists and solidarity groups, but they are not responsible for editorial comment or selection.
Page 2 East Timor Documents, Volume 39. June 28 - August 31, 1995.
LATEST INDONESIAN ARMY ATTACKS, AND GROUND SETTING FOR FUTURE EAST TIMORESE CIVIL WAR..26
FOREIGN JOURNALISTS IN TIMOR..............................................................................................................27
ICRC EXPRESSES CONCERN TO FOREIGN JOURNALISTS ...........................................................................27
PEACE RETURNS TO TIMOR TOWN, BUT TRADERS STAY AWAY....................................................................27
INDONESIA CELEBRATES EAST TIMOR INTEGRATION .................................................................................27
INDONESIA PARADES CAPTURED REBEL.....................................................................................................28
RIOT TENSIONS LINGER IN EAST TIMOR ....................................................................................................28
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED........................................................................................................................29
YEARS ON INDONESIA’S SIDE, COLONEL SAYS ..........................................................................................29
RENEGING ON BALIBO PACT MARS TIMOR ANNEXATION CELEBRATIONS..................................................29
INDONESIA MILITARY SAYS EAST TIMOR STABLE........................................................................................30
MEPS AND CONGRESS MEMBERS TO VISIT.................................................................................................30
JAKARTA’S CELEBRATIONS RING HOLLOW FOR EAST TIMORESE................................................................30
EAST TIMORESE YOUTHS ARRESTED AND TORTURED.................................................................................31
BISHOP OF DILI CELEBRATES TIMOR LEADER’S MARRIAGE........................................................................31
INDONESIAN PARLIAMEN TARIAN ASKS SPECIAL STATUS FOR ET...............................................................32
SUHARTO MAY VISIT EAST TIMOR NEXT YEAR.............................................................................................32
REPORTED INJURIES / KILLINGS IN BAUCAU.............................................................................................32
BAUCAU STILL TENSE AFTER RIOTING........................................................................................................33
FOUR KILLED IN TIMOR SHOOTINGS.........................................................................................................33
INCREASED NAVAL PATROLS OFF TIMOR ....................................................................................................33
ETCHRIET REPORTS RECENT HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS........................................................................33
INDONESIA MILITARY CHIEF SHOT IN EAST TIMOR....................................................................................34
TIMOR TO RECEIVE UNCENSORED RTP (PORTUGUESE TV) .........................................................................34
TIMORESE TOWN HIT BY COFFEE PROTEST.................................................................................................34
PAPER SHORTAGE.......................................................................................................................................34
SOLDIERS SHOOT DEAD TWO EAST TIMORESE...........................................................................................34
INDONESIA TO RELEASE 276 TIMOR PRISONERS........................................................................................35
TIMORESE INTEGRATION CEREMONIES MARRED BY CONTROVERSY.........................................................35
ETCHRIET HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT ON ERMERA VIOLENCE.......................................................................37
CNRM: AT LEAST 8 TIMORESE KILLED .........................................................................................................37
AI ALERT ON BAUCAU AND ERMERA ARRESTS.............................................................................................37
NINE TIMORESE ARRESTED IN VEMASSE....................................................................................................38
INTERVIEW OF KONIS SANTANA ................................................................................................................38
INDONESIAN MILITARY EAST TIMOR OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS..............................38
US CONGRESSMEN END VISIT TO TIMOR ...................................................................................................39
AMNESTY PROMISED FOR REBELS.............................................................................................................39
TIMORESE CLAIM RESISTANCE LEADER CAPTURED....................................................................................39
SEVEN ARRESTS IN DILI..............................................................................................................................40
NEW WAVE OF REPRESSION .......................................................................................................................40
ETCHRIET: EAST TIMOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS................................................................................41
TIMORESE WOMEN WRITE WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN ...................................................................41
TWO SUMMARY EXECUTIONS......................................................................................................................41
XANANA’S ACTIVITIES............................................................................................................................... 41
JAKARTA PRISON RIOTS XANANA GUSMÃO’S SECURITY IN DANGER .........................................................41
DILI BISHOP SAYS AUTHORITIES DENYING HIM ACCESS TO XANANA........................................................42
XANANA WRITES AUSTRALIAN CONFERENCES............................................................................................42
WHO IS XANANA GUSMÃO?.........................................................................................................................42
TIMOR GUERRILLA LEADER TO LOSE THREE-MONTH REMISSION ..............................................................44
XANANA MAY BE ISOLATED IN CIPINANG..................................................................................................44
East Timor Documents, Volume 39. June 28 - August 31, 1995. Page 3
EVENTS IN INDONESIA.............................................................................................................................. 45
TRUTH AND STABILITY.................................................................................................................................45
LAWYERS SAY WORLD BANK PROJECTS ABUSED RIGHTS...........................................................................45
EAST TIMOR ART, CULTURE ON DISPLAY IN JAKARTA.................................................................................46
SUHARTO: WEST JEALOUS OF INDONESIA..................................................................................................46
PRAMOEDYA DENIED PERMIT TO TRAVEL ...................................................................................................47
ARBITRARY ARRESTS OF EAST TIMORESE IN JAKARTA................................................................................47
SPRIM POSITION PAPER ON INDONESIAN DEMOCRACY AND LIBERATION OF EAST TIMOR .....................47
LATIEF AND THE ‘GRASI’ ISSUE ..................................................................................................................52
INDONESIAN INTELLECTUAL (ARIEF BUDIMAN) WINS LEGAL BATTLE .........................................................53
NEW-STYLE MONITORING FOR EX-TAPOLS.................................................................................................54
THE 1965 POLITICAL PRISONERS – THE CASE FOR A GENERAL AMNESTY.................................................54
AI ON IMMINENT EXECUTIONS...................................................................................................................55
ALATAS DENIES EXECUTION REPORT.........................................................................................................56
NEW INDONESIAN ATROCITIES IN WEST PAPUA.........................................................................................56
INDONESIAN PROGRESSIVES RE-LAUNCH PRO-DEMOCRACY ORGANISATION .........................................57
INDONESIA TO SCRAP NEED FOR PERMITS FOR GATHERINGS ..................................................................58
INDONESIA PLANS INVESTMENT BOOST IN REMOTE EAST.........................................................................58
AJI JOURNALISTS ON TRIAL .................................................................................................................... 58
INDONESIA JOURNALISTS ACCUSE MINISTER ............................................................................................58
AJI TRIALS CONTINUE NEXT WEEK ............................................................................................................59
MAVERICK JOURNALISTS VOW TO FIGHT ON..............................................................................................59
INDONESIA: THE PRESS ON TRIAL.............................................................................................................59
PIJAR’S TRI AGUS SUSANTO ON TRIAL..................................................................................................... 61
ADVISORY FROM CNRM ..............................................................................................................................61
SPARKS OF STRUGGLE: A GLIMPSE AT PIJAR ..............................................................................................62
TRI AGUS GOES ON TRIAL...........................................................................................................................63
TRIAGUS TRIAL PROMPTS PROTESTS ..........................................................................................................64
TRIAGUS’ DEMURRER ..................................................................................................................................65
TRIAGUS SUSANTO REJECTS SOEHARTO REGIME’S OCCUPATION OF EAST TIMOR ..................................66
RENETIL SOLIDARITY FOR TRIAGUS...........................................................................................................67
INTRA-TIMORESE DIALOGUE FALLOUT.................................................................................................... 67
TIMOR SURPRISE: UNEXPECTED DECLARATION SHOCKS JAKARTA............................................................67
LOPES SUSPECTS FOUL PLAY AT VIENNA MEETING.....................................................................................68
INTRA-TIMORESE – WHAT NOW?................................................................................................................69
PORTUGUESE AND INDONESIAN MINISTERS MEET AGAIN...................................................................... 69
CNRM: JAKARTA SHOW PLOY AHEAD OF INDONESIAN/ PORTUGUESE MINISTERIAL MEETING................69
CHRONOLOGY OF MINISTERIAL MEETINGS SINCE 1992.............................................................................70
DURÃO BARROSO STATEMENT BEFORE GENEVA TALKS ..............................................................................70
ALATAS STATEMENT AFTER GENEVA TALKS .................................................................................................71
UN PRESS COMMUNIQUÉ ON EAST TIMOR TALKS.......................................................................................71
UN TIMOR TALKS STALEMATE......................................................................................................................71
NO NEW TIMOR DIALOGUE BEFORE JANUARY: ALATAS ..............................................................................72
NO LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL......................................................................................................73
HEADWAY IN E TIMOR TALKS......................................................................................................................73
EVENTS IN EUROPE................................................................................................................................... 74
FLEMISH NGOS ASK FOR UN HUMAN RIGHTS MONITORING TEAM IN DILI...............................................74
WORLD COURT DECIDES ON EAST TIMOR .................................................................................................74
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TIMORESE RESISTANCE IN BRUSSELS .......................................................................................................74
CHAINING AT PARIS AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY ...............................................................................................74
PROTESTS AT THE INDONESIAN EMBASSY IN MADRID..............................................................................75
GERMAN BISHOPS CONDEMN INDONESIA.................................................................................................75
QUEEN BEATRIX TO VISIT INDONESIA.......................................................................................................75
EP WARNS INDONESIA: FUTURE RELATIONS WILL DEPEND ON DEVELOPMENTS IN EAST TIMOR .............76
CONSULTATIVE GROUP ON INDONESIA MEETS IN PARIS ....................................................................... 76
DEMONSTRATION AT CGI IN PARIS, JULY 18 ..............................................................................................76
U.S. STATEMENT AT CONSULTATIVE GROUP ON INDONESIA ......................................................................78
CANADA RAISES EAST TIMOR AT CGI ..........................................................................................................79
INDONESIA WINS $5.36 BILLION IN DEVELOPMENT AID ...........................................................................79
EVENTS IN PORTUGAL............................................................................................................................... 80
A SHOT FOR SUHARTO (INDONESIA IMPEDES PORTUGUESE ATHLETES)....................................................80
HORTA: PORTUGAL SHOULD SUPPORT TIMORESE GUERILLA RESISTANCE ................................................80
JOSÉ GUSMÃO: EAST TIMOR’S STRUGGLE MUST INSPIRE PRO-DEMOCRACY MOVEMENTS........................80
HOLIDAYS PAID BY “FRIEND OF INDONESIA” ............................................................................................81
TIMORESE TAKE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PORTUGAL IN THE COURT OF THE HAGUE...............................82
RDP-INTERNATIONAL’S DAILY BROADCASTS TO TIMOR.............................................................................82
BOUTROS-GHALI VISITS PORTUGAL ........................................................................................................ 83
U.N. CHIEF OPTIMISTIC TIMOR DEAL CAN BE DONE...................................................................................83
SECRETARY-GENERAL MEETS WITH FOREIGN MINISTER OF PORTUGAL ....................................................83
MARIO SOARES “CONDEMNS” THE UN FOR SILEN CE ON EAST TIMOR .......................................................83
BOUTROS-GHALI: “MY FUNCTION IS TO BE NEUTRAL ON THE QUESTION OF EAST TIMOR”........................84
POLICE INTERVENE IN TIMORESE DEMONSTRATION .................................................................................85
TIMOR DISCUSSED IN LISBON WITH UN ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL...............................................85
CARRASCALÃO SAYS GHALI GIVING IN TO JAKARTA...................................................................................86
EVENTS IN ENGLAND ................................................................................................................................ 86
A CLASS ACT TO FOLLOW ............................................................................................................................86
PLEDGE OF RESISTANCE AGAINST BRITISH AEROSPACE...........................................................................88
TIMOR AND PAPUAN FLAGS ON 17 AUGUST ................................................................................................88
EVENTS IN IRELAND.................................................................................................................................. 89
SPRING’S EAST TIMOR RECORD ‘DISAPPOINTING’ .....................................................................................89
IRELAND TO THE FORE IN SEEKING INTERNATIONAL ACTION ON EAST TIMOR.........................................89
IRISH EAST TIMOR GROUP STAGES PROTEST .............................................................................................90
PEACE WALK TO HIGHLIGHT WESTERN HYPOCRISY...................................................................................90
EVENTS IN ASIA-PACIFIC .......................................................................................................................... 91
EAST TIMOR REQUESTS OBSERVER STATUS AT OSAKA APEC MEETING.......................................................91
YWCA CALLS FOR INDONESIAN WITHDRAWAL ...........................................................................................92
PRAMOEDYA THANKS MAGSAYSAY FOUNDATION ......................................................................................92
NEW REPORT FROM FORUM-ASIA ..............................................................................................................93
ACET ON JAPAN’S ROLE IN EAST TIMOR ....................................................................................................95
HORROR OF EAST TIMOR IN 1942 TO BE DISCUSSED .................................................................................97
EVENTS IN BRAZIL AND AROUND THE WORLD ........................................................................................ 97
BRAZILIAN JOURNALISTS SUPPORT ITAMAR’S SOLIDARITY ........................................................................97
BRAZIL’S FRANCO: A THOUSAND TIMES WORSE.........................................................................................98
BRAZIL WORRIED ABOUT TIMOR SITUATION...............................................................................................98
CHISSANO PROPOSES “SINGLE FRONT” .....................................................................................................99
MEXICO: TIMOR SELF-DETERMINATION A MATTER OF PRINCIPLE.............................................................99
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EVENTS IN AUSTRALIA.............................................................................................................................. 99
RUNNING FOR COVER: DISSIDENT SEEKS ASYLUM IN AUSTRALIA.............................................................99
MEETING: EAST TIMOR – OIL OR JUSTICE..................................................................................................99
CIETSA CRITICIZES UPCOMING AUST.-INDO. MILITARY EXERCISES ........................................................ 100
BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY – BHP’S ASIA MOTTO ...................................................................................... 101
DRIVEN TO DISTRACTION: FOREIGN-POLICY MISSTEPS DIM EVANS’S POLITICAL LUSTRE ..................... 101
INDONESIAN SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED.................................................................................... 102
RI FORMALLY PROTESTS FLAG BURNING INCIDENT................................................................................. 103
CNRM WELCOMES AUSTRALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER’S STATEMEN T ON PLANNED VISIT TO EAST TIMOR 103
AUG. 17. DEMO IN MELBOURNE................................................................................................................ 103
TWO DEMOS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA AGAINST GARETH EVANS / INDONESIA’S NATIONAL DAY ............ 104
EAST TIMOR, INDONESIAN SOLIDARITY DEMONSTRATION IN DARWIN.................................................. 105
POSITION AGAINST BURNING INDONESIAN FLAGS.................................................................................. 105
PROTEST AT AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY IN JAKARTA....................................................................................... 107
INDONESIA IMPORTERS WARN OF AUSTRALIAN GOODS BAN .................................................................. 107
“FLAG PROTESTS RAISE BURNING ISSUE” ................................................................................................ 108
TANJUNG AND SUDRADJAT EVADE OZ DEMONSTRATORS........................................................................ 108
BILL MAY BAR INDONESIA FROM AUSTRALIAN ARMY TRAINING.............................................................. 109
AUST.-INDON RELATIONS ‘UNHURT’ BY FLAG ISSUE................................................................................. 109
AUSTRALIA’S KEATING TO VISIT INDONESIA............................................................................................. 109
SYDNEY DILI MASSACRE COMMEMORATION ............................................................................................ 110
UN HAS FAILED – E TIMOR REPS .............................................................................................................. 110
CONTROVERSY OVER EAST TIMORESE REFUGEES IN AUSTRALIA ....................................................... 110
‘BOAT PEOPLE’ RELEASED, BUT NOT YET OK TO STAY ............................................................................... 110
FREED TIMORESE BOAT PEOPLE ARRIVE IN MELBOURNE TONIGHT......................................................... 111
VISAS FOR TIMORESE RISK TIES: INDONESIA .......................................................................................... 111
EAST TIMORESE ‘BOAT PEOPLE’ FEAR TRIP BACK TO TORTURE................................................................. 111
BOAT PEOPLE RELEASED ........................................................................................................................... 112
TIMORESE BOAT PEOPLE RELEASED ........................................................................................................ 112
MORE ON ASYLUM SEEKERS ..................................................................................................................... 112
ILLEGALS LIKELY TO POUR IN: JAKARTA................................................................................................... 113
“WATERSHED” HOPE FOR TIMORESE REFUGEES....................................................................................... 114
MANTIRI REJECTED AS AMBASSADOR .................................................................................................. 114
MANTIRI APPOINTMENT ATTACKED IN OZ ................................................................................................ 114
THE MANTIRI APPOINTMENT..................................................................................................................... 114
FURY OVER MANTIRI APPOINTMENT......................................................................................................... 115
PARLIAMENTARIANS FOR EAST TIMOR (AUSTRALIA) WRITES GARETH EVANS........................................... 116
MANTIRI REMARKS IN ‘THE AUSTRALIAN’ ................................................................................................ 116
LABOR MP’S SAY STAND ON ENVOY ‘WEAK’ .............................................................................................. 117
AUSTRALIA: AMNESTY IN TIMOR PROTEST................................................................................................ 117
MANTIRI PUTS TIES FI RST AS PRESSURE MOUNTS.................................................................................... 117
MANTIRI CHOSEN FOR TIMOR EXPERIENCE............................................................................................. 117
INDONESIAN AMBASSADOR TO AUSTRALIA DEFIANT................................................................................ 118
MANTIRI INTERVIEWED............................................................................................................................. 118
EDITORIAL, JAKARTA POST ....................................................................................................................... 118
CONTROVERSIAL NEW INDONESIAN ENVOY MAY WITHDRAW ................................................................ 119
INDONESIA SCRAPS APPOINTMENT OF EN VOY TO AUSTRALIA................................................................ 119
“LOYAL SOLDIER” MANTIRI ACCEPTS ENVOY CANCELLATION................................................................. 119
MANTIRI NOT TO BE AMBASSADOR ........................................................................................................... 119
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VICTORY FOR COMMON SENSE? .............................................................................................................. 120
INDONESIA AND TIMOR............................................................................................................................ 120
EAST TIMOR’S LONG REACH EXPOSED BY ENVOY ROW............................................................................ 120
EAST TIMORESE CLAIM TRIUMPH FOR AUSTRALIAN MORAL VALUES ........................................................ 121
JAKARTA POST ON MANTIRI WITHDRAWAL............................................................................................... 122
JAKARTA BOWS TO PROTEST OVER GENERAL AS ENVOY .......................................................................... 122
FOR THE SAKE OF A TANTRUM WE LOSE OUR STATUS IN ASIA ................................................................. 122
MANTIRI AFFAIR A TEST OF RI-AUSTRALIAN RELATIONS........................................................................... 123
JAKARTA, CANBERRA WILL OVERCOME PROBLEMS: ENVOY .................................................................... 123
INDON-AUSSIE TIES REMAIN STRONG DESPITE MANTIRI AFFAIR .......................................................... 123
“DIPLOMATIC BUNGLING” ON MANTIRI .................................................................................................... 124
MANTIRI AND RI AMBASSADORS............................................................................................................... 125
JAKARTA KEEN TO SEN D NEW ENVOY ..................................................................................................... 125
INDONESIA SAYS ENVOY CHOICE IN ITS HANDS ..................................................................................... 125
DARWIN CONFERENCE ON INDONESIA AND REGIONAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION ................................ 126
INFIGHT/LPHAM OPEN LETTER TO PARTICIPANTS.................................................................................... 126
XANANA GUSMÃO MESSAGE ..................................................................................................................... 126
SOLIDARITY MESSAGE FROM FREE EAST TIMOR JAPAN COALITION ......................................................... 127
OPENING ADDRESS .................................................................................................................................. 128
SPRIM STATEMENT.................................................................................................................................... 129
STATEMENT BY INDONESIAN DELEGATION............................................................................................... 129
CLOSING STATEMENT................................................................................................................................ 130
DARWIN CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON EAST TIMOR ................................................................................... 130
INDONESIAN REPORT: AUSTRALIAN CONFERENCE ON EAST TIMOR ........................................................ 131
PIJAR LETTER TO CNRM ............................................................................................................................ 131
MELBOURNE MEETING ........................................................................................................................... 131
XANANA: INDEPENDENCE IS NEVER AN END IN ITSELF........................................................................... 131
WITNESS FROM DILI ................................................................................................................................. 132
MELBOURNE EAST TIMOR SOLIDARITY CONFEREN CE .............................................................................. 135
EVENTS IN NEW ZEALAND ...................................................................................................................... 135
(NZ) GOVERNMENT INCONSISTENT, SAYS LEE.......................................................................................... 135
NZ PROTEST AT EXERCISE WITH INDONESIANS....................................................................................... 135
PROTEST ACTIVITIES IN NZ....................................................................................................................... 135
ETIC: JOINT AIR FORCE EXERCISE “SHAMEFUL” ....................................................................................... 136
NEW ZEALAND ENVOY CALLED IN OVER FLAG BURNING.......................................................................... 136
EVENTS IN THE UNITED STATES............................................................................................................. 136
REP. JOHN PORTER ON EAST TIMOR ....................................................................................................... 136
CALIFORNIA-NEVADA METHODIST 1995 RESOLUTION .............................................................................. 137
CONGRESS DISCUSSES IMET.................................................................................................................... 138
US AMBASSADOR PRAISES SITUATION IN EAST TIMOR............................................................................. 141
NEW US AMBASSADOR TO INDONESIA NOMINATED................................................................................. 141
US ADMIRAL: OUT OF EAST TIMOR ............................................................................................................ 141
HOUSE DEBATE ON REFUSAL TO DEBATE IMET......................................................................................... 142
HORTA TO RECEIVE PRIZE ........................................................................................................................ 144
INTEGRATION DAY: ETAN/LA DEMO......................................................................................................... 144
U.S. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PUBLIC POLICY STATEMENT....................................................................... 144
CORPORATE PREDATOR: FREEPORT-MCMORAN AT HOME & ABROAD ...................................................... 145
U.S. POST OFFICE DELETES EAST TIMOR.................................................................................................. 149
INTEGRATION DAY IN CALIFORNIA.......................................................................................................... 149
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SPOTLIGHT ON BUSINESS AND FINANCE: THE INTERNATIONAL ARMS TRADE....................................... 150
ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES COMPROMISE TO TRANSFER SOME WEAPONS TO PAKISTAN .................. 152
WHITE HOUSE HAS OFFERED TO TRANSFER F-16S TO INDONESIA IN THREE-WAY DEAL ...................... 152
DR. KISSINGER: WHAT ABOUT EAST TIMOR?............................................................................................. 154
IN CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENCE....................................................................................................... 156
FREEDOM, FOR SOME INDONESIANS ....................................................................................................... 156
AUGUST 17 IN LOS ANGELES.................................................................................................................... 157
EVENTS IN CANADA................................................................................................................................. 157
ETAN/OTTAWA PROTEST JULY 17 ............................................................................................................. 157
CANADIAN MINISTER SEES IMPROVEMENTS ............................................................................................ 157
ETAN/CANADA OPPOSED NEW AID TO INDONESIA.................................................................................. 157
RESOURCES............................................................................................................................................. 158
ACTIVIST KIDS HELP EAST TIMOR ............................................................................................................ 158
MORTEN HARKET SINGS EAST TIMOR....................................................................................................... 158

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Documents on East Timor from PeaceNet and connected computer networks 38(ICJ): World Court Decides Timor Gap Case June, 1995

PRESS REPORTS .......................................................................................................................................... 2
ICJ PRESS RELEASE ......................................................................................................................................2
BBC’S FIRST REPORT.....................................................................................................................................3
AUSTRALIA WINS WORLD COURT RULING IN TIMOR OIL ROW...................................................................3
INDONESIA, AUSTRALIA WELCOME TIMOR COURT RULING.........................................................................3
ICJ RULING NO VINDICATION OF AUSTRALIAN POSITION............................................................................4
EXPLOITING THE DECISION..........................................................................................................................4
A SEMI-DEFEAT..............................................................................................................................................5
COMMENTS FROM PARTIES........................................................................................................................ 5
PORTUGUESE RESPONSE TO ICJ RULING ON TIMOR GAP ............................................................................5
EVANS: EAST TIMOR CALLED INDONESIA’S ‘RUNNING SORE’......................................................................5
TECHNICAL K.O. – DURÃO BARROSO’S CHALLEN GE .....................................................................................6
PORTUGAL’S TAKE ON WORLD COURT NON-DECISION ...............................................................................6
COMMENTS FROM ADVOCATES................................................................................................................. 6
JOSÉ RAMOS-HORTA ON ICJ’S RULING .......................................................................................................6
BCET: AUSTRALIA’S “VICTORY” PURELY PROCEDURAL ..................................................................................7
TAPOL: JAKARTA DOES NOT DARE TO FACE WORLD COURT JURISDICTION.................................................7
ETAN/US: WORLD COURT AVOIDS SUBSTANCE, DENIES EAST TIMOR ITS DAY IN COURT............................8
ACET SOLIDARITY ON ICJ NON-DECISION ...................................................................................................8
A DIFFERENT VIEW ........................................................................................................................................9
COMMENT FROM EXPERTS....................................................................................................................... 10
IAIN SCOBBIE: A VERY POSITIVE RULING ...................................................................................................10
THE ICJ DECISION - A PYRRHIC VICTORY ..................................................................................................10
Documents on East Timor from
PeaceNet and Connected Computer Networks
Volume 38(ICJ): World Court Decides Timor Gap Case
June, 1995
Published by:
East Timor Action Network / U.S.
P.O. Box 1182, White Plains, NY 10602 USA
Tel: 914-428-7299 Fax: 914-428-7383 E-mail CSCHEINER@IGC.APC.ORG
These documents are produced approximately every two months and mailed to subscribers.
For additional or back copies, send US$30 per volume; add $5 for international air mail. Discount
rates: $15 for educational and non-profit institutions; $8 for U.S. activists; $11 international.
Subscription rates: $180 ($90 educational, $48 activist) for the next six issues. Add $30 ($18 activist)
for international air mail. Further subsidies are available for groups in Third World countries working
on East Timor. Checks should be made out to “ETAN.”
Reprinting and distribution without permission is welcomed.
Much of this information is supplied by TAPOL and BCET (London), CDPM (Lisbon), CNRM, and other
activists and solidarity groups, but they are not responsible for editorial comment or selection.
Page 2 East Timor Documents, Volume 38. Timor Gap Case decided.
TEXT OF OPINION...................................................................................................................................... 11
TEXT OF WORLD COURT DECISION.............................................................................................................11
CONCURRING OPINIONS............................................................................................................................ 17
SEPARATE OPINION OF JUDGE ODA...........................................................................................................17
SEPARATE OPINION OF JUDGE RANJEVA....................................................................................................20
SEPARATE OPINION OF JUDGE VERESHCHETIN .........................................................................................22
SEPARATE OPINION OF JUDGE SHAHABUDDEEN .......................................................................................24
TEXT OF DISSENTS.................................................................................................................................... 27
DISSENTING OPINION OF JUDGE WEERAMANTRY .....................................................................................27
PART A. THE POSITION OF THIRD PARTY STATES ...................................................................................30
PART B. THE IUS STANDI OF PORTUGAL .................................................................................................39
PART C. THE RIGHTS OF EAST TIMOR.....................................................................................................43
PART D. THE OBLIGATIONS OF AUSTRALIA.............................................................................................48
PART E. AUSTRALIA’S OBJECTIONS BASED ON JUDICIAL PROPRIETY ....................................................51
CONCLUSION .........................................................................................................................................53
DISSENTING OPINION OF JUDGE SKUBISZEWSKI......................................................................................54
SECTION I: BASIC FACTS ON EAST TIMOR ..............................................................................................54
SECTION II: EXISTENCE OF THE DISPUTE ..............................................................................................57
SECTION III: JURISDICTION, ADMISSIBILITY, PROPRIETY .....................................................................58
SECTION IV: THE TERRITORY OF EAST TIMOR........................................................................................65
SECTION V: CONCLUSION ......................................................................................................................70

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Documents on East Timor from PeaceNet and connected computer networks 32, Sept. 16 - Nov. 8, 1994

EVENTS IN EAST TIMOR.............................................................................................................................. 7
BBC INTERVIEWS COL. SYAHNAKRI .............................................................................................................7
RECENT INTERVIEW WITH BISHOP BELO ......................................................................................................7
EIGHT KILLED IN EAST TIMOR CLASH, SOURCES SAY...................................................................................7
REBEL DIES IN EAST TIMOR CLASH..............................................................................................................8
SEVERAL CLASHES AND MANY CASUALTIES..................................................................................................8
CIDES SEMINAR ON EAST TIMOR SHOULD INVOLVE EAST TIMORESE..........................................................8
TIMOR GUERRILLAS DECLARE CEASEFIRE....................................................................................................9
INDONESIA REJECTS GUERRILLA CEASEFIRE........................................................................................10
EAST TIMOR REBELS READY TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST INDONESIA...............................................10
NEW RELIGIOUS INCIDENT IN TIMOR .......................................................................................................10
INDONESIA PREPARES TO QUELL EAST TIMOR UPRISING..........................................................................10
SOLDIER JAILED FOR IRREVERENCE..........................................................................................................10
JAKARTA SAID TO BE STERILIZING EAST TIMORESE...................................................................................11
INFORMED VISIT TO EAST TIMOR...............................................................................................................11
EAST TIMOR BISHOP ANNOUNCES ‘SPECIAL STATUS’ TALKS ON TERRITORY..............................................12
GUERRILLA ARRESTED, CLAIMS ARMY ........................................................................................................12
WAVE OF MIGRATION IS ALTERING EAST TIMOR ........................................................................................13
BISHOP BELO INVITED TO AUSTRALIA.........................................................................................................13
EAST TIMOR DEVELOPMENT FAILS TO STEM DISCONTENT.........................................................................13
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EVENTS IN INDONESIA.............................................................................................................................. 14
MEDIA CENTRE TO TACKLE BIASED REPORTS.............................................................................................14
TIMORESE STUDENTS IN MALANG WARNED ...............................................................................................15
EDI SUDRAJAT: SOME NGOS FOMENT ISSUES TO EXERT PRESSURE ON STATES .......................................15
JOINT COMMITTEE FOR THE DEFENCE OF EAST TIMORESE......................................................................15
CHANGE IN THE WIND: JAKARTA MAY BE RETHINKING ITS TIMOR POLICY ..............................................16
PRABOWO NEW DEPUTY COMMANDER OF KOPASSUS................................................................................17
TOTAL MEDIA CONTROL SOUGHT: EDITOR .................................................................................................17
INDONESIA EYEING EUROPE, NOT U.S., FOR WEAPONS.............................................................................17
MORE OPEN TO DISCUSSIONS?..................................................................................................................18
COLLABORATORS AT WORK ..................................................................................................................... 19
SECOND LONDON MEETING PLANNED ......................................................................................................19
EAST TIMORESE GROUPS TO MEET AGAIN IN LONDON .........................................................................19
RECONCILIATION II ON THE HORIZON ..................................................................................................19
GOVERNOR OF TIMOR PREPARED TO TALK TO HORTA, BUT NOT WITH XANANA........................................20
EAST TIMORESE CALL FOR BROADER TALKS ...............................................................................................20
SOME PRELIMINARY NOTES ON THE FORTHCOMING ‘RECONCILIATION TALKS’ ...................................20
UPDATE: PEOPLE ATTEN DING THE TALKS...............................................................................................21
SECRETARY-GENERAL IS SENDING OBSERVER...........................................................................................21
U.N. OFFICIAL SITS IN ON RECONCILIATION TALKS...................................................................................21
ARAUJO WANTS TO EXTEND “RECONCILIATION” ........................................................................................22
LONDON TIMORESE TALKS DECLARATION..................................................................................................22
MORE TIMOR MEETINGS THIS WEEK .........................................................................................................23
MIXED RESULT TO TALKS ON TIMOR PEACE ..............................................................................................23
SELF-DETERMINATION NOT YET DISCUSSED ..............................................................................................23
SUHARTO WANTS TO MEET ABILIO ARAUJO ................................................................................................24
XANANA IS STILL IN CHARGE .................................................................................................................. 24
XANANA WRITES U.S. ACTIVISTS................................................................................................................24
MESSAGE FROM XANANA TO HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP ................................................................................25
INDONESIANS TALK TO XANANA OF REFERENDUM ....................................................................................26
XANANA: SYMBOL OF RESISTANCE .............................................................................................................26
TIMORESE RESISTANCE MEETS ALATAS ................................................................................................. 27
JAWA POS ON NEW YORK TALKS ...............................................................................................................27
ALATAS AND CNRM MEET IN NY.................................................................................................................27
CNRM STATEMENT ON MEETING WITH INDONESIAN FOREIGN MINISTER .................................................28
RESISTANCE HOLDS DIRECT TALKS WITH INDONESIAN ENVOY ...............................................................28
EAST TIMOR: TALKS AMONG THE OPPOSING PARTIES................................................................................29
RECONCILIATION, HORTA STYLE ...............................................................................................................30
JAKARTA LOSING ITS CLOUT.......................................................................................................................30
(HORTA IN ) LUANDA DISCUSSES TIMOR ....................................................................................................30
ALKATIRI: JAKARTA, CANBERRA TRY TO CONTAIN OPPOSITION ................................................................30
STEP BY STEP POLICY..................................................................................................................................32
FLIRTING WITH THE EN EMY – FOREIGN MINISTER MEETS EAST TIMOR SEPARATISTS ...............................32
THREE CONDITIONS IMPOSED ON JAKARTA .............................................................................................33
INDONESIA PREPARES FOR APEC............................................................................................................. 33
EAST TIMOR OPEN TO FOREIGNERS ...........................................................................................................33
INDONESIA TO PERMIT FOREIGN REPORTERS TO VISIT EAST TIMOR.........................................................33
NO ROOM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AT APEC ....................................................................................................33
MORE BANS ON THE INDONESIAN MEDIA..................................................................................................34
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INDONESIA: WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT EAST TIMOR, BUT SHOULD .................................................34
EAST TIMOR BRACES FOR FOREIGN JOURNALISTS.....................................................................................35
REPRESSION TIGHTENS IN JAKARTA .........................................................................................................36
TIGHTENING UP IN INDONESIA BEFORE THE APEC SUMMIT......................................................................36
INDONESIA CLAMPING TIGHT SECURITY ON APEC SUMMIT.......................................................................40
SUHARTO’S FREE TRADE POLICY A DIPLOMATIC TRADEOFF?....................................................................40
INDONESIA’S PHONY CLEANUP ..................................................................................................................41
AI REPORT “OPERATION CLEANSING” AND HUMAN RIGHTS ON THE EVE OF APEC..................................41
AMNESTY SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON JAKARTA................................................................................................42
GEORGE ADITJONDRO INTERROGATED .................................................................................................. 42
INDONESIA SUMMONS CONTROVERSIAL ACADEMIC..................................................................................42
INDONESIAN ACADEMIC IN TROUBLE AGAIN OVER E.T..............................................................................43
INDONESIAN ACADEMIC FACES POLICE HARASSMENT..............................................................................43
INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE ADITJONDRO ...................................................................................................43
INDONESIAN ACADEMIC SAYS BEING MADE SCAPEGOAT ..........................................................................44
AI URGENT ACTION ON GEORGE ADITJONDRO..........................................................................................44
FOLLOW-UP FROM AI, OCTOBER 12. AI FI369/94 ....................................................................................45
ADITJONDRO GETS SECOND POLICE SUMMONS........................................................................................45
ACADEMICS BACK JAKARTA CRITIC ...........................................................................................................46
AAAS ALERT ON GEORGE ADITJONDRO.....................................................................................................46
UPDATE ON ADITJONDRO...........................................................................................................................47
HE TOUCHED ON VERY CRITICAL MATTERS ................................................................................................47
CHRONOLOGY IN ADITJONDRO CASE........................................................................................................48
ADITJONDRO INTERROGATED FOR SIX HOURS..........................................................................................51
NINE HOURS MORE FOR ADITJONDRO.......................................................................................................52
ARIEF BUDIMAN FIRED FROM UKSW..........................................................................................................52
URGENT ACTION APPEAL FOR DR. ARIEF BUDIMAN ...............................................................................52
SUPPORT ARIEF, SUPPORT DEMOCRACY................................................................................................53
INTERROGATION “PREVENTIVE”..................................................................................................................53
JOSÉ ANTONIO NEVES GOES ON TRIAL ................................................................................................... 53
NEVES ON TRIAL IN MALANG.....................................................................................................................53
INDONESIA TRIES TIMORESE UNDERGROUND LEADER .............................................................................53
DEFENCE REBUTTAL....................................................................................................................................54
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORTS ....................................................................................................... 55
AMNESTY REPORT: INDONESIA & EAST TIMOR: POWER AND IMPUNITY ....................................................55
MARKED DETERIORATION IN HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN RECENT MONTHS ...................................56
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN .............................................................................57
ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING PILOT PROJECT: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL GOES ON LINE...........................58
OPENNESS IS ILLUSION, SAYS AMNESTY ....................................................................................................59
AI: POWER & IMPUNITY — EXCERPTS .........................................................................................................59
PIERRE SANE SPEECH ON INDONESIA AND EAST TIMOR ..........................................................................64
INDONESIAN GOVERNMEN T COMMENTS ON AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN ......65
AMNESTY REPORT GETS THUMBS DOWN ....................................................................................................65
DEATHLY SILENCE OF THE DIPLOMATS......................................................................................................66
TIMOR GAP TREATY .................................................................................................................................. 68
100 MILLION BARREL OIL STRIKE IN TIMOR GAP........................................................................................68
AUSTRALIA ON TRIAL...................................................................................................................................68
“BUS THE TIMOR GAP” PROTEST, DARWIN ..................................................................................................68
OIL FIND RAISES STAKES IN COURT BATTLE...............................................................................................68
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INDONESIA FLAUNTS EAST TIMOR’S RESOURCES .......................................................................................69
UNITED NATIONS ACTIVITIES ................................................................................................................... 69
GENERAL ASSEMBLY ADOPTS 158-ITEM AGENDA FOR FORTY-NINTH REGULAR SESSION ..........................69
PERSONAL COMMITMENT FROM GHALI ON TIMOR.....................................................................................70
EVENTS IN THE PHILIPPINES.................................................................................................................... 70
WHY DO THEY IGNORE THE TRUTH OF EAST TIMOR? .................................................................................70
SOLIDARITY IN PHILIPPINES ......................................................................................................................71
EVENTS IN AUSTRALIA.............................................................................................................................. 71
WILL INDONESIA LISTEN?...........................................................................................................................71
IRISH P.M. IN AUSTRALIA............................................................................................................................72
TIMOR TALKS..........................................................................................................................................72
DILI PROTESTERS PICKET SUTRISNO.........................................................................................................72
TIMOR APATHY A TRAGEDY, SAYS AUTHOR.................................................................................................72
AUSTRALIAN MPS TO VISIT EAST TIMOR.....................................................................................................73
‘TIMOR PROSPECTS GOOD’ - ACTIVIST........................................................................................................73
TIMOR SOLIDARITY GROUPS MEET............................................................................................................73
CALL FOR TOUGHER LINE ON EAST TIMOR ................................................................................................73
CNRM ON THE A.L.P. NATIONAL RESOLUTION ............................................................................................73
GARETH EVANS INTERVIEWED ON E. TIMOR ..............................................................................................74
YESTERDAY EAST TIMOR WAS ON THE AGENDA .........................................................................................74
EVANS BACKS TOUGH WORDS ON EAST TIMOR..........................................................................................75
WHITLAM ON EAST TIMOR: DISTORTING THE TRUTH..................................................................................75
AUSTRALIAN DAY OF ACTION FOR EAST TIMOR ..........................................................................................77
RALLIES FOCUS ON AUSTRALIAN COMPLICITY............................................................................................77
WRITE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT TO RAISE EAST TIMOR AT APEC ...........................................................78
CHOMSKY TO CHAMPION TIMOR ...............................................................................................................78
UPCOMING A.N.U. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE.....................................................................................78
EAST TIMORESE BARRED FROM CONSULATE ..............................................................................................79
INDONESIA DENIES VISAS TO EAST TIMORESE ..........................................................................................79
LABOR’S BETRAYAL OF EAST TIMOR ...........................................................................................................79
SURVIVOR OF DILI MASSACRE SEEKS REFUGE...........................................................................................80
EVENTS IN AOTEAROA (NEW ZEALAND)................................................................................................... 80
NEW ZEALAND MPS TO VISIT TIMOR..........................................................................................................80
INFORMATION ON NZ MPS FACT-FINDING MISSION .............................................................................81
MINISTER (ALATAS) DEFENDS EAST TIMOR SITUATION ...............................................................................81
NZ MPS SEE DILI PRISONERS .....................................................................................................................81
EVENTS IN JAPAN...................................................................................................................................... 81
JAPANESE TV DOCUMENTARY .....................................................................................................................81
AMNESTY PRODS JAPAN ON TIMOR...........................................................................................................82
JAPAN MPS VISIT EAST TIMOR ...................................................................................................................82
EAST TIMOR: REPRESSION CONTINUES ......................................................................................................83
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN INDONESIA, THE BIGGEST ODA RECIPIENT COUNTRY .........................................84
ASAHI ON DIET ET VISIT “MISINTERPRETED”..............................................................................................85
JAPANESE MPS URGE MURAYAMA & KONO: RAISE EAST TIMOR ISSUE AT APEC ........................................86
EAST TIMOR ON JAPANESE TV....................................................................................................................87
EVENTS IN EUROPE................................................................................................................................... 87
ASEAN SET TO BOOST ECONOMIC, POLITICAL TIES WITH E.U. ..................................................................87
EU-ASEAN MEET TODAY IN KARLSRUHE......................................................................................................88
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DEMONSTRATION AT EU-ASEAN MEETING BANNED....................................................................................88
AMNESTY, IN BELGIUM, URGES CLOSE INSPECTION OF ISLAND................................................................89
INT’L PARLIAMENT OF WRITERS TO SEND MISSION TO EAST TIMOR..........................................................89
RACHLAND NASHIDIK ADDRESSES PORTO CONFERENCE..........................................................................90
SALEH ABDULLAH PORTO SPEECH ..............................................................................................................90
PORTUGUESE 12 NOVEMBER ASSOCIATION PLANS.....................................................................................91
CAVACO SILVA: “TALKS SHOULD INCLUDE TIMORESE” ...............................................................................91
PRESIDENT (SOARES) SPEAKS OF TIMOR IN POLAND.................................................................................91
ELIZABETH BAGLEY’S DEBUT (AS U.S. AMBASSADOR IN LISBON)................................................................91
NEW DIRTY LAUNDRY ON THE ARMS FRONT (IN SWEDEN).........................................................................91
STOP OUR ARMS EXPORTS TO INDONESIA ............................................................................................92
EVENTS IN THE U.K................................................................................................................................... 92
BRITISH LEGISLATORS TO VISIT EAST TIMOR .............................................................................................92
BRITISH MPS PROBE HUMAN RIGHTS AND EAST TIMOR.............................................................................92
MORE PRAISE FOR INDONESIA FROM BRITISH MPS ..............................................................................93
BRITISH MP PATRICK NICHOLLS ON TIMOR TRIP .......................................................................................93
BRITISH PARLIAMENTARIAN: ABRI SHOULD RECRUIT EAST TIMORESE..................................................94
NICHOLLS: INDONESIAN RIGHTS ...............................................................................................................94
BCET AND AI RESPOND: .........................................................................................................................94
STOP EXCUSING TYRANNY.....................................................................................................................95
BRITISH TIMOR CAMPAIGNERS TARGET ARMS TRADE................................................................................96
MAGUIRE SLAMS UK GOVERNMENT............................................................................................................96
MAIREAD MAGUIRE SPEAKS UP AGAIN...................................................................................................97
BRITISH CAMPAIGN: FOUR WEEKS FOR EAST TIMOR..................................................................................97
BRITAIN AIMS TO SELL HAWKS, SCORPIONS TO INDONESIA .....................................................................97
TANJUNG CONFIRMS SCORPIONS DEAL ................................................................................................97
PROPOSED UK SCORPIONS SALE TO INDONESIA GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO AN AGGRESSOR STATE ......97
HUMAN WRONGS IN INDONESIA................................................................................................................98
EVENTS IN IRELAND.................................................................................................................................. 98
RIGHTS ACTIVISTS CASTIGATE UNIONISTS OVER TRADE MISSION ............................................................98
CONCERN ON EAST TIMOR EXPRESSED .....................................................................................................99
ARMS SUPPLY TO INDONESIA “INTOLERABLE” ............................................................................................99
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH IN DUBLIN..........................................................................................99
IRISH FM SPRING URGED TO ACT ON EAST TIMOR................................................................................... 100
IRISH MPS INVITED TO EAST TIMOR TALKS .............................................................................................. 100
SENATOR MEETS PORTUGUESE GROUP DESPITE ILLNESS........................................................................ 100
EVENTS IN FRANCE ................................................................................................................................. 100
FRENCH “FOUR MONTHS FOR EAST TIMOR” CAMPAIGN REPORT.............................................................. 100
FRENCH “FORUM TIMOR” FORMED .......................................................................................................... 101
NEWSBRIEFS IN FRENCH PRESS.............................................................................................................. 101
EVENTS IN CANADA................................................................................................................................. 102
CANADA: SIX MONTHS FOR EAST TIMOR! ................................................................................................. 102
FALL ACTION CALENDAR (ONTARIO / QUEBEC)......................................................................................... 103
NOAM CHOMSKY, JOSÉ RAMOS-HORTA TO SPEAK ON EAST TIMOR ......................................................... 103
OTTAWA EYES LINKING AID TO FOREIGN DEFENCE COSTS.................................................................... 104
CANADIAN HOUSE OF COMMONS DEBATE ON APEC................................................................................. 104
ETAN/CANADA MEDIA ADVISORY ON APEC .............................................................................................. 105
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EVENTS IN THE UNITED STATES............................................................................................................. 105
PORTUGUESE GOV’T HIRES LOBBY IN WASHINGTON ............................................................................... 105
DURÃO BARROSO: U.S. ATTENTIVE TO SITUATION IN EAST TIMOR ........................................................... 105
URGE REPRESENTATIVES TO SIGN LETTERS ............................................................................................. 106
SUPPORT WORKERS’ RIGHTS IN INDONESIA....................................................................................... 107
HUFFINGTON AND THE TORTURERS ......................................................................................................... 108
SIDEBAR: FEINSTEIN’S INDONESIA PROBLEM...................................................................................... 110
SUHARTO’S CANDIDATE (HUFFINGTON)............................................................................................... 110
US ‘DISMAYED’ OVER MAGAZINE SUSPENSION ........................................................................................ 110
AMERICANS TO INVEST IN TUNA FISHERY INFRASTRUCTURE IN EAST TIMOR.......................................... 111
CLINTON TO BRING EAST TIMOR TO SUHARTO ......................................................................................... 111
RESTART THE RIGHTS CLOCK IN INDONESIA........................................................................................... 111
P.R. FIRM PUSHES INDONESIA ................................................................................................................. 112
CALL CLINTON ON NOVEMBER 7: EAST TIMOR MUST BE FREE.................................................................. 112
NETWORK NEWS (ETAN/US NEWSLETTER), NOV. 1994.............................................................................. 112
NOVEMBER 14-16: CLINTON HEADS TO INDONESIA............................................................................. 112
ETAN STEERING COMMITTEE MEETS .................................................................................................... 113
CONGRESS LIMITS ARMS SALES AND MILITARY TRAINING FOR INDONESIA....................................... 113
INDONESIAN SCHOLAR EXPOSES OCCUPATION’S IMPACT.................................................................. 113
EAST TIMOR NETWORK URGES PRESIDENT CLINTON TO SPEAK OUT....................................................... 114
CLINTON WILL RAISE HUMAN RIGHTS WITH SUHARTO ............................................................................ 115
EAST TIMOR MAY BE RAISED AS SHAREHOLDER ISSUE ............................................................................ 115
SENATORS WRITE CLINTON ...................................................................................................................... 117
GEN. SINTONG PANJAITAN OWES $14 MILLION .................................................................................... 117
FEDERAL COURT IN BOSTON TO HEAR TESTIMONY ON 1991 MASSACRE.................................................. 117
HOLDING THE INDONESIA MILITARY ACCOUNTABLE ............................................................................... 118
MOTHER TO COLLECT DAMAGES FOR EAST TIMOR MASSACRE................................................................ 118
INDONESIAN SUED FOR ROLE IN EAST TIMOR MASSACRE....................................................................... 118
SPOTLIGHT ON 1991 EAST TIMOR MASSACRE ........................................................................................... 119
HELEN TODD’S SUIT HAS BROADER IMPLICATIONS............................................................................. 119
US COURT RULES $14 MILLION AGAINST INDONESIAN GENERAL ............................................................ 120
INDONESIA GENERAL SAYS COURT VERDICT A “JOKE” ............................................................................ 120
RESOURCES............................................................................................................................................. 121
ALL IN THE FAMILY AVAILABLE IN U.S........................................................................................................ 121
TIMOR RAP ................................................................................................................................................ 121
TIMORNET: INTERNET INFORMATION RESOURCE ON EAST TIMOR .......................................................... 121
TIMOR IN MAINSTREAM FILM.................................................................................................................... 122
GEO ON EAST TIMOR................................................................................................................................. 122
NEW BOOKLET: STOP ARMING INDONESIA............................................................................................... 122
INNOVATIVE THEATRE TAKES UP EAST TIMOR .......................................................................................... 122
INT’L FEDERATION FOR EAST TIMOR........................................................................................................ 122

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Various documents created by Clamor por Timor.

Clamor por Timor

DFAIT Consultations 1999

Item consists primarily of reports discussing human rights violations in East Timor from about 1986 to 1999. It includes reports of consultations between the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) and Canadian Human Rights Non-Governmental Organizations. It also includes a report from the Canadian Peacebuilding Coordinating Committee, the 1998 annual report of Human Rights Violations in East Timor produced by the East Timor Human Rights Centre, and a presentation given by Canadian Action for Indonesia and East Timor (CAFIET) to the NGO Consultations on Human Rights in East Timor.

East Timor Alert Network

DFAIT Consultations 1999

The file contains information related to human rights violations in East Timor and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as well as Canadian NGOs.

East Timor Alert Network

Deteriorating Human Rights in East Timor

Indonesia / East Timor: Deteriorating Human Rights in East Timor
Presented by the Human Rights Watch / Asia (September 1997)

Includes:

  1. Summary and Recommendations (includes the recommendations)
  2. The Military Situation
  3. Marginalization
  4. The Attacks Around the Election
  5. Human Rights Violations by the Indonesian Armed Forces (Arbitrary Detention, Torture, The Death of David Alex)
  6. Opposition Abuses
  7. Conclusion
  8. Appendix: List of Detainees in Dili Police Station

The Humanitarian Project

Det Grymma Spelet (The Cruel Game)

Det Grymma Spelet (The Cruel Game) by Björn Larsson (Red.)
"Sweden's role in Indonesia's genocide in East Timor, 1975-1985" (Svergies roll i Indonesiens folkmord i östtimor 1975-1985)

Sweden East Timor Committee

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