Item 1 - Various documents

Open original Document

Identity area

Reference code

BU TLISE-1996-1


Various documents


  • 1996 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Textual Record and Photographs. Forty-two pages.

Context area

Name of creator


Administrative history


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This document includes twenty-six separate documents.

  1. Campaign material by FOET (Friends of East Timor after the Nobel Peace Prize had been presented to Bishops Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta. Cannington, Australia. 1996. The flyer reads, “East Timor Calls for freedom after the Dili Massacre killings continue to this day” It has a photo of a man who was one of 471 men, women and children gunned down and beaten to death during a peaceful protest at the Santa Cruz cemetery and on the days that followed the 12 November 1991.

  2. A photograph at the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC. ETAN grassroots lobbyists together with Senator Russell Feingold, who stands at the right (red tie), during Lobby Days. In November 1992, Senator Russell Feingold took over from the powerful Republican Senator Robert Kasten who strongly defended USA military support for ABRI. Senator Feingold felt that part of his victory was because of Timor-Leste, and he became a strong and consistent supporter of Timor-Leste in Washington.

  3. A photograph of Bishop Nobuo Soma, Chairperson of APCET, was deported by the Malaysian government because of his attendance in the APCET II, Nov. 14, 1996. Photo at the time of his. arrival in Kanaai International Airport in Osaka, Japan.

  4. A photograph of students reflection on East Timor at University Paris 7, France. Reflection on the situation in East Timor, by French and Timorese students at the Science Faculty. 1996.

  5. Two photographs from Sri Lanka in 1996. Both photos include protesters to free East Timor.

  6. Three photographs from Sri Lanka of the protesters who are out in the rain but continue their protest. 1996.

  7. A photograph of Sri Lankan activist Freddy Gamage Abuhamy joining a discussion in Sydney. 1996.

  8. A photograph of Freddy Gamage Abuhamy in Sydney. 1996.

  9. Two photographs from a short story book launch in Sri Lanka with Freddy Gamage and José Ramos Horta. The second photo is of the two men hugging.

  10. A flyer entitled, “Manifestatie Oost Timor” on December 10th, in front of the Indonesian Embassy. 1996. | The flyer is in Dutch.

  11. A page with four photographs. Nobel Peace Prize Manifestation, Indonesian Embassy, The Netherlands. Manifestation in front of the Indonesian Embassy to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize for Bishop Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta. Speakers: Yvette Lawson (Komitee Indonesia and Jose Amorim Dias | 2 pages

  12. A photograph of Jacinto dos Santos who is giving a talk on torture by Indonesian military in Osaka, Japan. 1996.

  13. Two photographs. The first is of Ceu Federer at a peace rally in Hiroshima, at the anniversary of the Atomic Bombing. Hiroshima, Japan 1996. The second us of Odidlia Victor speaks in Osaka about her clandestine activities.

  14. A photograph of Doctor Andres McNaughtan during detention in Malaysia, following closure of International Solidarity Conference with People of East Timor.

  15. “Conference on East Timor Attacked” by Max Lane, Green Left Weekly. November 1996. | 2 pages.

  16. “Press release on Conference on East Timor in Kuala Lumpur” authorized by Dr. Sanusi Osman, official conference spokesperson, 9 November 1996. | 2 pages.

  17. A newspaper article entitled, “You broke the rules, PM tells detainees” which is about the APCET - Conference and expulsions from Malaysia. November 1996.

  18. “Exiled Timorese Leader to Speak on ‘Oil, Invasion and Genocide’” May 7th, 1996.

  19. Newspaper article published in The Netherlands entitled, “No Arms to Indonesia!” | in Dutch.

  20. A fold up document entitled, “Pelosi direitos do Povo de Timor” [Translation: For the rights of the people of East Timor] It gives the history of East Timor and with their conflicts with Indonesia. | 5 pages and entirely in Portuguese.

  21. A flyer for a March for a Free East Timor created by the Friends of East Timor on November 10th, 1996.

  22. A flyer published in Australia in regards to their election and to vote for candidates such as the Greens, Australian Democrats, and those Independents and Individuals from other political parties who support genuine self determination for East Timor - a United Nations supervised referendum. 1996.

  23. “Violence against women in East Timor under the Indonesian Occupation and Suggested Measures to be Taken” Petition to the United Nations Special Committee of 24 by the Free East Timor Japan Coalition. July 23, 1996. Petition prepared by Kiyoko Furusawa and Jean Inglis and presented by Susan Einbinder. | 8 pages.

  24. “Tuba-rai metin - Firmly Gripping the Earth” at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. A multi-media installation which memorializes those who have died in the recent history of East Timor. Tuba-rai metin combines Timorese performance with weaving, architecture and contemporary sculpture. 7 - 24 November 1996. | 2 pages.

  25. British Coalition for East Timor: “BCET supporters gather in Coventry” April 1996.

  26. “East Timor: Its future in the Asia Pacific public education Conference” June 21-24, 1996. Sydney, Australia.


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • Dutch
  • English
  • Portuguese

Script of material

  • Latin

Language and script notes

Two pages are written in Dutch and five are written in Portuguese.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Dates of creation revision deletion



Document (Master) rights area

Document (Reference) rights area

Document (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places