Item 198911 - Japan East Timor Memo 1989-11

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Japan East Timor Memo 1989-11


  • November 1989 (Creation)

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Textual record; 4 pp.

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Solidarity movement formed in Japan, active 1980s-90s


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Title: Japan East Timor Memo

  • Demonstrators arrested, tortured after Pope’s departure
  • Japan backs resolution on East Timor at UN human rights meeting
  • Three Japanese petition UN decolonization committee
  • Bishop Soma takes over 1,000 signatures to UN in support of Bishop Belo
  • UN takes beating in major Japanese weekly for giving population award to Suharto
  • Roque Rodriguez in Japan for PP21 meetings
  • Two East Timorese coming for speaking tour


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals at Bishop’s University (Private Collection) & McMaster University

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