CAETAN-DOCS-UN Special Committee on Decolonization
- 1987-1997 (Creation)
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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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Various documents regarding the United States Special Committee on Decolonization: Session on East Timor from 1987 to 1997. The file includes statements from members of support groups for East Timor.
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Originals found at McMaster University.