East Timor and West Irian

  • 24 Pages
  • 2.63 MB
  • English
Minority Rights Group , London
Minorities -- Indonesia, Papua (Indonesia) -- Politics and government -- 1963-, East Timor -- Politics and gover


Papua (Indonesia), East Timor, Indon

Statementby Keith Suter.
SeriesMRG report,, no. 42, Report (Minority Rights Group) ;, no. 42.
ContributionsSuter, Keith.
LC ClassificationsDU744.5 .S937 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1601765M
ISBN 100903114933
LC Control Number91137190

Indonesia, West Irian and East Timor Paperback – Import, September, by Keith Suter (Author) › Visit Amazon's Keith Suter Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Keith Suter. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: West Irian, East Timor, and Indonesia.

Description: 24 pages: maps ; 30 cm. From West Irian to Aceh. The book does not have a happy ending with independence. The legacy of a long brutal occupation will linger for decades. East Timor became one of the poorest nation on Earth, with widespread illiteracy.

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How will most people earn anything more than a subsistance living. And there are open sores of grudges between various Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Suter, Keith. East Timor, West Papua / Irian and Indonesia.

London: MRG, (OCoLC) Material Type. East Timor, West Papua/Irian and Indonesia (Minority Rights Group Report S.), ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. 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. Author of more than ten books on Southeast Asia, the Malay World and Indonesia, His books on Timor include: A Geo-Historical Atlas of East-Timor in (translated into English in ), a history of Christianism in East East Timor and West Irian book West Timor (in ), A History of Cartography and Travel to Timor Island (in ), and Timor-Leste in Search of.

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.

Irian Jaya – where fighting has broken out between the police and Indonesian army units – has all the hallmarks of another East Timor. Queensland academic, Greg Poulgrain, who recently visited the resource-rich province, explains the background to the violence.

West Papuans have defied a ban by the Chief of Police, Brigadier-General Wenas, on hoisting. A centralizing ‘Indonesian identity’ was forged as the country replaced the Portuguese and the Dutch as the imperial power in East Timor and Irian Jaya respectively.

In the late s, this Indonesia — built on political paternalism and economic prosperity — tottered as Asian Financial Crisis hit kleptocrats and crony capitalists hard.

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 £ This book has been cited by the following publications. “A Constitutional Framework for a Special Autonomy for East Timor: Annex to the Agreements Signed by Portugal and Indonesia at the United Nations 5 May ” [cited 2 July ].

“The autonomous province of West Irian,” Jakarta: Ministry of Information, Republic of. As West Papua edges closer to independence from Indonesia, necessary actions will be discussed in hope of avoiding another East-Timor-esque atrocity.

This assignment is restricted to only utilising secondary research data; however, it is not limited to analysing transformative mixed methods research for the benefit of furthering social justice.

West New Guinea, as Irian Jaya was then known, had been brought under Indonesian administration on May 1, following a ceasefive between Indonesian and Dutch forces and a seven-months UN administration of the former Dutch colony. East Timor and the small enclave of Oecusse on the north coast of the island of Timor were poor and.

East Timor is a country in Southeast Asia, officially known as Democratic Republic of country comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor and the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco. The first inhabitants are thought to be descendant of Australoid and Melanesian peoples.

The Portuguese began to trade with Timor by the early 16th century and colonised it throughout the mid. The region is 1, kilometres ( miles) from east to west and kilometres ( miles) from north to south. It has an area ofsquare kilometres (, square miles), which equates to approximately 22% of Indonesia's land border with Papua New Guinea mostly follows the st meridian east, with one section defined by the Fly River.

TY - JOUR. T1 - Some aspects of UN involvement with Indonesia, West Irian and East Timor. AU - Schrijver, N.J. PY - Y1 - U2 - /   These are the sources and citations used to research Indonesia, ethnic conflict, West Papua, Irian Jaya.

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This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Tuesday, December 1, "Some Aspects of UN Involvement with Indonesia, West Irian and East Timor" published on 01 Jan by Brill | Nijhoff. (1) Timor (west and east) (2) Ambon + something interesting and not touristing in the area (I have spotted Kei and Aru islands, but any suggestions are welcome) (3) Ternate & Tidore (4) From Giliolo, reach Jayapura by ferry.

So, first, I would like to have tips about any interesting place in Eastern Indonesia besides Timor, Ternate + Tidore.

East Timor at the Crossroads: The Forging of a Nation by Peter Carey Bitter Dawn: East Timor: A People's Story by Irena Cristalis East Timor, Indonesia and the World: Myths and Realities by Bilveer Singh Historical Dictionary of East Timor by Geoffrey C. Gunn East Timor: The Price Of Freedom by John G.

Taylor Reluctant Saviour by Clinton Fernandes. East Timor (/-ˈ t iː m ɔːr / ()) or Timor-Leste (/ t i ˈ m ɔːr ˈ l ɛ ʃ t eɪ /; Tetum: Timór Lorosa'e), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (Portuguese: República Democrática de Timor-Leste, Tetum: Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste), is an island country in Southeast Asia.

It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor, the nearby islands of Atauro and Jaco. The west's concern for human rights, the Indonesian government has been promised, stops in East Timor.

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If the army stops massacring the East. TY - JOUR. T1 - "Some aspects of UN involvement with Indonesia, West Irian and East Timor" AU - Schrijver, N.J. PY - Y1 - U2 - / This book reviews the long guerilla struggle of the 'Organisasi Papua Merdeka' (OPM) for a Free Papua, and traces the rise of a non-violent independence movement alongside it, the Papua Council, following the fall from power of Indonesia’s military dictator, General Suharto, in Reviews: 1.

Death Toll: 1, Janu – Indonesia’s former dictator General Suharto has died in bed and not in jail, escaping justice for his numerous crimes in East Timor and throughout the Indonesian of the worst mass murderers of the 20th century, his death tolls still shock:to over a million Indonesians in the aftermath of his seizure of power.

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 Tatamailau (Tata Mailau) in the centre of a high plateau.

As a West Papuan, I find this statement ridiculous. If such massacres are not Indonesian policy, why have they been carried out time and time again in East Timor and in West Papua (Irian Jaya). Human rights organisations have recorded massacres of well over West Papuans at a time in the s.

East Timor and West Papua: Different Histories Inas East Timor celebrated a decade since the United Nations (UN) administered vote which gave the Timorese their independence from Indonesia, West Papuans remember and mourn the UN supervised vote in that denied them theirs.

marked 40 years since the Act of Free Choice (AOFC), the. Washington, D.C. - July 8, - "You should tell [Suharto] that we understand the problems they face in West Irian," national security adviser Henry Kissinger wrote President Nixon on the eve of Nixon's July visit to Indonesia.

On the 35th anniversary of West Papua's so-called "Act of Free Choice" and Indonesia's first direct presidential elections, the National Security Archive posted. Peter Hartcher, 'West Papua shaping as Howard's next East Timor', The Australian Financial Review Weekend, Junep.

9, and Lindsay Murdoch, 'Our enemies in Jakarta are telling tales', Comment, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 Junep. The forced integration of East Timor into the Indonesian republic has been a controversial issue in Australia for over eighteen years. The takeover was bloody and human rights violations continue to this day.

Many would view Gough Whitlam's stand on East Timor as paradoxical to the other 'reformist policies' of his government.

One of the trouble spots is the former Dutch territory of West Irian, which shares the island of New Guinea with the independent nation of Papua .