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BU TLISE-1992-1


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  • 1992 (Creation)

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Textual Record and Photographs. Seventeen pages.

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The document contains thirteen separate documents.

  1. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  2. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  3. A photograph entitled, “Canada” 1992, Actions for East Timor (Collection: Maggie Helwig)

  4. A photograph of a demonstration in Darwin, Australia (90’s)

  5. A photograph of a demonstration in Darwin, Australia (90’s)

  6. Media Release: “East Timor: Catholic Prelate backs new peace plan” 24 May 1992. East Timor Talks Campaign.

  7. A photograph entitled, “London, UK” 1992 July 16th: Ann Clwyd MP leads members of the British Coalition for East Timor during the presentation of petition to 10 Downing Street. The petition asked the British Government tp cease arms sales to Indonesia and to press for a UN-brokered settlement for East Timor with East Timorese participation. Left to right: BCET Chairman Estevão Cabral, honorary secretary Jonathan Humphries and Maria Elena Arana.

  8. A page with four photographs entitled, “A bus trip from Amsterdam to Paris” 1992: Dutch, Indonesian, Moluccan and Pauan activists travel from Amsterdam to Paris to join a demonstration in Paris during the IGGI meeting, protest against Human Rights Violations in East Timor. Organized by Agir pour Timor.

  9. Another page with four photographs with the same description as above.

  10. Add on the Deaths & Births Announcements page of a national newspaper signed by 44 organizations and individuals in The Netherlands, amongst which are: students’ groups, women’s groups, church groups, solidarity groups that include groups active on Philippines, Nicaragua, Indonesia, Maluku and East Timor, journalists and members of European Parliament. “We wish strength for the people of East Timor to continue their struggle for the respect of human rights, including the right to self-determination.” 12 November 1992.

  11. A page entitled, “Lusitania Express” 1992: Peace Mission to East Timor. An Initiative taken by Portuguese solidarity activists, in reaction to the Santa Cruz Massacre, Dili, November 1991. Students from 21 countries headed for Dili by boat from Darwin. They told the media they wanted to and in East Timor without Indonesian visas, as to challenge the Indonesian sovereignty claims. The ship gained international media attention, and made it to within sight of Timor island before freed to turn back by Indonesian war ships. Although the Lusitania Express didn’t reach the Dili Harbour, the Peace Mission was a success. It publicly challenged the Indonesian authorities, it gained plenty media attention and it gave moral support to numerous Timorese who followed the news about the ship over the radio.

  12. A poem entitled, “Moonless night on the Gulf of Timor” by Jan Wimpel, Amsterdam.

  13. Letter to Her Excellency, The President of Ireland, Mrs. Mary Robinson from Emilia Pires, TAV President. 30 October 1992.


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