East Timor

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After the Cataclysm: Postwar Indochina & the Reconstruction of Imperial Ideology (The Political Economy of Human Rights)
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
1979
A carefully dcoumented asessment of Western reporting on post-1975 Indochina.
Australian government orders ASIO raids to suppress East Timor spying evidence
Head, Mike
Article
2013
The Abbott governmen ordered Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) raids on the homes and offices of a lawyer and former intelligence agency whistleb...
The Best of The Nation: Selections from the Independent Magazine of Politics and Culture
Navasky, Victor; Heavel, Katrina Vanden
Book
2000
An anthology of articles from The Nation.
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Book
1994
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
The Common Good
Chomsky, Noam; interviewed by David Barsamian
Book
1998
Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
East Timor: Comments On the Occasion of the Forthcoming APEC Summit
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1999
In light of the atrocities of the situation in East Timor and the pending APEC conference, Chomsky calls attention to the need to address the issue and to use the conference as an immediate opportunit...
East Timor Questions & Answers
Albert, Michael; Chomsky, Noam; Shalom, Stephen R.
Article
1999
In Q&A format, Noam Chomsky discusses some of the major issues surrounding the critical situation in East Timor.
East Timor Restrospective
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1999
Noam Chomsky describes the developments of the East Timor crisis and how the international community could have put an end to it much earlier.
Funu: The Unfinished Saga of East Timor
Ramos-Horta, Jose; preface by Noam Chomsky
Book
The struggle of East Timor is unique. It was recently invaded and occupied not by European colonialists, but by another Third World country. The shocking genocide of its people is being carried out wi...
Hidden Agendas
Pilger, John
Book
1998
Pilger's book is an indictment of Tony Blair's government and his easy acceptance of the Thacherite view of foreign affairs. Using the examples of Indonesia, East Timor, Burma, Murdoch and China he ch...
Inventing Reality: The Politics of News Media
Parenti, Michael
Book
1993
Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Marcus Gee's Confusion
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1999
The United States didn't 'fair to intervene' in East Timor -- it intervened massively, on the side of the Indonesian invaders.
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Perspectives On Power: Reflections on Human Nature and the Social Order
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1997
Chomsky sets down his thoughts on topics ranging from language and human nature, to the Middle East and East Timor.
A Profile of East Timor's Jose Ramos-Horta
Elphicke, Conan
Article
1999
JOSE RAMOS-HORTA DENIES he is a bitter man, claiming that he feels only disdain for the invaders of his country. But too much has been inflicted on East Timor, too many of his friends and relatives k...
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Radical Priorities
Chomsky, Noam; edited by C.P. Otero
Book
1981
Otero presents an analysis and overview of Chomsky's social and political philosophy. For the first time the roots of Chomsky's politics are examined and the relationship to his theory of linguistics ...
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
Under the Influence
Pilger, John
Article
1999
For the few of us who reported East Timor long before it was finally declared news, the "disclosures" last weekend that Washington had trained Indonesia's death squads are bizarre. That the American, ...
The War Against East Timor
Budiardjo, Carmel; Liong, Liem Soei
Book
A comprehensive account of the tragic fate of East Timor.
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism: The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and t...
Where Is Indonesia Going?: Against The Current vol. 87
Miah, Malik
Article
2000
For both admirers and critics of Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid, the picture is disturbing: At the presidential palace in Jakarta there are signs of a new “royal court” in the making. Official...
Why Americans Should Care about East Timor
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1999
Noam Chomsky describes the situation in East Timor and the way in which America was directly involved. In turn, he calls for sufficient popular reaction in order to end the disaster for which the Amer...
World Minorities
Ashworth, Georgina (ed.); O'Brien, Conor Cruise (preface)
Book
1977
An account "of the plight today and the problems of some of the world's oppressed minorities". ...
You either believe in freedom or you don't
Article
1991
Speak out for human rights by joining the European Community and the majority of the United Nations in calling for a free East Timor.

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Europe Solidaire Sans Frontieres
ESSF est une association de solidarit‚ internationale. Traitant d'un large ‚ventail de questions, notre site pr‚sente une information militante sur de nombreuses luttes et campagnes ; ainsi que des ar...
KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives
KAIROS brings together churches and religious organziations to respond to issues of common concern, advocate for social change and join faith with action for social transformation.

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Australian media outraged by failure of justice to Balibo Five
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists joins the Australian Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance in condemning and expressing strong outrage over the Australian Federal Police (AFP abandoning the...
East Timor: Journalists Hold Out for Better Media Laws
Crook, Matt
2009
Journalists in East Timor are anxiously waiting for a set of media laws to be revised after a negative reaction to a draft that was circulated in March.
Forty years on: Balibo victims remembered with scholarship
Sources News Release
2015
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) today, commemorate the 40th anniversary of the killing of the Balibo Five in East Ti...
Media freedom and regulation in Timor Leste
Asosiasaun Jornalista Timor Lorosa’e
2015
While free speech and press is legally free in East-Timor, every journalist knows that true freedom is nowhere to be seen. Journalists are regularly beaten, intimidated and regulated by the upper clas...
South East Asian Media Unite to Combat Impunity, Censorship and Wage Insecurity
Sources News Release
2014
The South East Asian Journalists Unions (SEAJU) have taken a united stand to combat the rampant state of impunity for journalist attacks in the region and to bring their unions together to advocate on...
39 years on and still no justice for Balibo Five
Sources News Release
2014
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) expressing strong concern that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) hasn’t yet as...

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