- [1997-1999] (Creation)
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Textual Record. 10 pp.
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East Timor (Timor-Leste) was invaded in 1975 by Indonesia and occupied by the Indonesian armed forces until 1999, with widespread resulting human rights violations. The East Timor Alert Network (ETAN/Canada) was founded in 1986 to raise awareness about the situation of East Timor and to change Canadian government policy, which accepted Indonesian rule.
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Llyod Axworthy was the Minister of Foreign affairs for Canada during the 90s. In 1997, he visited Jakarta, Indonesia and held discussions with President Suharto about the importance of human rights.
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Originals found at McMaster University.