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Various documents 5


  • 1975-2000 (Creation)

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Textual Record. 30 pages.

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This document contains letters, press releases published by Australians for a Free East Timor.

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  • Letter to Rob Wesley-Smith from Julian McFarlane, entitled “Civil liberties defence fund sub committee” (05/1970)
  • Thoughts: “Timor Relief - Defence” (08/10/1976)
  • Thoughts: “Timor Relief - Defence” (11/10/1976)
  • “East Timor: An unquenchable thirst for liberty” written by Denis Freney (11/1974)
  • Reviews: “The last hours of free Timor” written by Denis Freney (1976)
  • Letter written by John Sinnott to supporters of Australian Coalition for East Timor (23/03/1985) | 2 pp.
  • Message received from East Timor by Radio in Darwin from FRETILIN Revolutionary Council of National Resistance (13/10/1985) | 3 pp.
  • An invitation from the Committee Against Repression in the Pacific and Asia (CARPA) - Act to attend a reception to welcome Mr. Abilio Araujo and Mr Roque Rodriguez representatives of FRETILIN who will speak about the fight for independence in East Timor. It is to support the struggle of East Timorese people. The event will take place on Wednesday, 27th July 1983.
  • Press Release to CIET/AETA from Denis Freney, Australian Coalition fro East Timor (27/08/1985) | 2 pp.
  • Press Statement written by Abilio Araujo, Head of the FRETILIN Overseas Mission issues to Darwin (24/04/1985)
  • East Timor fund-raising appeal: ‘Please help us represent East Timor in Nairobi’. The funds were urgently needed to help three East Timorese women refugees, now resident in Australia, to attend the International Women’s Forum to be held in Nairobi, Kenya. (1985)
  • Flyer entitled: Public Meeting in support of East Timor self-determination: Australia’s Crucial Role. (31/07) | 3 pp.
  • A pamphlet entitled: ‘Human rights in East Timor’ written by Amnesty International. The sections are entitled: Amnesty International East Timor Campaign, 1985, Torture, Extra-Judicial Executions and Disappearances, Imprisonment, Amnesty International Needs your Help, Amnesty international, How you can help (1978) | 2 pp.
  • A booklet created by Australian Coalition for East Timor entitled: “East Timor: The Acid Test for Labor in Government.” The sections were entitled: From Opposition to Government , Timorese still reject integration, 1983-84 Indonesian Offensive, The Real Face of Indonesian Integration, Australia’s crucial role, Australian Parliamentary Delegation treated with contempt, Towards a realistic East Timor Policy (26/02/1981) | 8 pp.
  • Letter to His Excellency Mr. Perez de Cuellar, Secretary-General United Nations from George Preston, Chairperson, Australia East Timor Association on behalf of The Australian Coalition for East Timor (ACET) (12/02/1985) | 2 pp.
  • Letter to Rob Wesley-Smith from John Waddingham (20/12/1984)


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