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East Timor: Blood and Tears in ASEAN

  title={East Timor: Blood and Tears in ASEAN},
  author={Sonny Inbaraj and Walden F. Bello},
  • Sonny Inbaraj, Walden F. Bello
  • Published 1995
  • Geography
  • From a variety of sources, this text documents an irony of post-independence history in two former colonies: one Dutch, the other Portuguese. Indonesia, a charter member of the Non-aligned Group of Third World countries, has laid claim to East Timor, invaded its territory, and violently repressed prolonged resistance by the East Timorese to this invasion by neighbours of a totally different ethno-linguistic stock. This attempted take-over has been "justified" on the ahistorical grounds of the… CONTINUE READING
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