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East Timor and West Irian.

Keith Suter

East Timor and West Irian.

by Keith Suter

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Published by Minority Rights Group in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Previous ed. published as "West Irian, East Timor and Indonesia", 1979.

SeriesReport / Minority Rights Group -- 42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13811927M

Genocide in East Timor Despite extensive knowledge of Indonesia's violation of Human Rights both in West Papua and Indonesia itself, even the invasion of East Timor on December 6 th, failed to cajole any major western state to officially condemn Indonesia's actions. After a civil war which left the leftist, nationalist Fretilin party in.   Indeed, in the late s, it played a critical role in facilitating Indonesia’s absorption of West Papua, renamed Irian Jaya after Jakarta annexed it. It appears from the documents that Suharto was looking for similar backing for his moves on East Timor.

The Crossing covers a crucial time in East Timors history. This island nation, situated between Indonesia and Australia, was a Portuguese colony for four centuries, enjoyed a brief period of independence following Portugals Carnation Revolution in the mids, but was then invaded by Indonesia and endured more than two decades of violent occupation by that country before /5. ASEAN's response to the East Timor crisis Article in Australian Journal Of International Affairs 54(2) July with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Alan Dupont.

(changed from tp) 15, km² (5, miles²) - 1,, people Land boundaries: km Indonesia km Coastline: km Country Code + There has been a veritable plethora of material written on East Timor since Many of these writings are critical of the attitudes of the west during the crisis, particularly that of Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and his government, .

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: West Irian, East Timor, and Indonesia. Description: 24 pages: maps ; 30 cm. As Nonie Sharp concluded in a passionate plea for the West Papuan people in her book, The Rule of the Sword: For the delicately balanced, fragile and repressive Indonesian state, time is now on the side of East Timor and West Irian for West Irian, the form which exploitation has taken has created a social basis for the spread of.

East Timor. The day after Kissinger left Djakarta inthe Armed Forces of Indonesia employed American weapons to invade and subjugate the independent former Portuguese colony of East Timor.

Isaacson gives a figure ofdeaths resulting from the occupation, or one-seventh of the population, and there are good judges who put this.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Suter, Keith. East Timor, West Papua / Irian and Indonesia. London: MRG, (OCoLC) Material Type. Western New Guinea, also known as Papua (ISO code: ID-PP), is the Indonesian part of the island of New the island is alternatively named as Papua, the region is also called West Papua.

Lying to the west of the independent state of Papua New Guinea, it is the only Indonesian territory to be situated in ered to be a part of the Australian Country: Indonesia.

Indonesia, West Irian and East Timor [Suter, Keith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Indonesia, West Irian and East Timor. West Timor (Indonesian: Timor Barat) is an area covering the western part of Timor island, except for the district of Oecussi-Ambeno (an East Timorese exclave).Administratively, West Timor is part of East Nusa Tenggara Province, capital as well as its main port is the colonial period, the area was named Dutch Timor and was a centre of City: Kupang.

Like East Timor, Aceh wants independence but it is paying a terrible price, and since September 11 things have got much worse. This book gets inside a conflict. Includes a final chapter on institutionalized impunity, the legacy of East Timor and the reality of West Papua. Buy East Timor, West Papua/Irian and Indonesia by Keith Suter from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Keith Suter.

Abstract. The province of West Papua (also commonly known as Papua, Western New Guinea, Irian Jaya or West Irian) on the western mainland and surrounding islands of New Guinea is native land to 17 indigenous ethnicities.

East Timor: A Rough Passage to Independence is a story of political intrigue and the hidden world of international diplomatic deals. It is also the story of countless individuals, governments, and international bodies who, ultimately, pulled together to change the luck of this tiny island.

From West Irian to Aceh. The book does not have a Cited by: Irian Jaya and East Timor Indonesia Table of Contents A connection between the Sukarno and Suharto eras was the ambition to build a unitary state whose territories would extend "from Sabang [an island northwest of Sumatra, also known as Pulau We] to Merauke [a town in southeastern Irian Jaya].".

East TimorEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc.; Geography. East Timor is bounded by the Timor Sea to the southeast, the Wetar Strait to the north, the Ombai Strait to the northwest, and western Timor (part of the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara) to the eastern part of Timor island is rugged, with the mountains rising to 9, feet (2, metres) at Mount.

“The separation of East Timor from Indonesia is a Zionist-Crusader war against the Muslims. In 24 hours, and under a threat by the UN, compelled Indonesia to let East Timor go.” – Osama bin Laden. East Timor was and still remains a Christian nation, this is despite the religious cleansing attempted by the Indonesian Islamic forces.


While under UN super-vision, the Indonesian military is estimated to have been responsible for the deaths of 30, West Papuans.

Frank Galbraith, US Ambassador to Indonesia at the time, warnedFile Size: KB. The eastern half of Timor, as well as an exclave to the west and a few offshore islands, constitute the country of Timor-Leste. The western portion of Timor and the remaining islands (including Flores) belong to Indonesia.

East Timor declared itself independent from Portugal on 28 November and was invaded and occupied by Indonesian. 1, km² (74I,I02 miles²) -people Land boundaries: 2, km East Timor km, Malaysia 1, km, Papua New Guinea km Coastline: 54, km Archipelago of I7.

East Timor, or Timor-Leste as it is called now, is a country that is rarely under the tourist is after all the newest country in Asia, having gained full independence only in I was first drawn to Timor-Leste by its tumultuous history and odd mix of cultures (Portuguese meets Indonesian).

The country was colonised by the Portuguese in the 16th century and remained. Nevertheless, demarcation of the island of Timor by external powers underlined the colonial projects of the Dutch, Portuguese and Indonesians, while final agreement on where the West ends and East Author: Geoffrey Hull.

Irian Jaya (West Irian) Indonesian name for the western half of the island of New Guinea, now known as Papua. ISMAIK. Instituto Secular Maun alin Iha Kristo (Secular Institute of Brothers and Sisters in Christ), based in Dare, East Timor.

Kinderdorf. Just as the Government's policy on East Timor as it unfolded particularly from was to expressly exclude the question of East Timor from any other possible separatist claim in Indonesia, so it needs to continue to make this distinction clear to its domestic constituency, and to the international community at large, including East Timor, Aceh, and Irian Jaya.

East Timor achieved full sovereignty in Aceh and Irian Jaya were given special autonomy and an increased budget; Irian Jaya became Papua in and was divided to become two provinces, Papua .Indonesia's island hit list is lengthy but whose story is almost identical to East Timor's.

West Papua, or Irian Jaya as the Indonesian government calls it, is the western half of the vast.