Item 199809 - East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1998-09

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East Timor Alert Network Newsletter 1998-09


  • September 1998 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 18 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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Title: Canadian Action for Indonesia and East Timor

  • Inside East Timor: an update
  • José Antonio Belo released
  • Unrest in paradise (Ian Timberlake)
  • “Timor needs tourists”
  • Promises and prisoners in Indonesia
  • Support the Volunteer Team for Humanity
  • Canadian company pulping Indonesia forests
  • Indonesia, aid and the Canadian wheat board
  • News from around Canada


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals at Bishop’s University (Private Collection) & McMaster University

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