The Tragedy of East Timor
- [1996-1999?] (Creation)
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Textual record. 4 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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Leaflet published by ETAN/Canada in the 1990s, 4 pp. Contains a brief description of East Timor history; the hidden genocide; Canada's Complicity and what Canadians can do.
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Originals found at McMaster University