After the 1991 massacre of Timorese civilians by the Indonesian army, in Dili, the issue of East Timor has been gathering more and more interest around the world. Several Human Rights organisations as well as governmental departments have since included East Timor in their reports. Much background information about East Timor is available in the Internet, but you can also find regularly updated material.
The links below point to pages with specific information about East Timor - its History, Geography and Culture, the Human Rights situation, daily news, etc. - and are distributed according to ten items. Please notice that these items are only hints about the material avaliable: you will actually find a lot more information in each page.
|History, Geography and Culture||Background Documentation|
|U.N. documents on East Timor.||Activism.|
|Human Rights in East Timor.||News archives.|
|Mailing Lists.||About Indonesia and East Timor.|
|On-line articles and Publications.||On-line discussions.|
East Timor's History, Geography and Culture.
United Nations Documents on East Timor.
RENETIL Home Page - The Website of the National Resistance of the East Timorese Students.
Comission for the Rights of the Maubere People (CDPM) Home Page.
ETISC - Ireland's East Timor Solidarity Campaign in the Web.
Stop the Hawks Deal Newsletter - a campaign on arms sales to Indonesia.
East Timor Human Rights Center - Home page from this Australian NGO that supports East Timorese prisioners, torture victims and refugees. See the Urgent Action pages.
East Timor Relief Association, also in Austalia.
See also ETAN's list of Solidarity Groups with East Timor (We keep a html version at our server, but it may be outdated).
Human Rights in East Timor
One World News - includes recent stories of human-right abuse in East Timor, from Amnesty International. Click here to access quickly to AI's Country Reports.
U.S. State Department - annual reports on the Human Rights situation in Indonesia and East Timor - years of 1993, 1994 and 1995. It provides an important bulk of factual information not only about the occupied territory of East-Timor, but also about the overview of Indonesian political institutions, police, army and human rights policy.
East Timor Pages - at the National Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering (INESC), in Lisbon. News from the reg.easttimor mailing list.
Nettalk - an East Timor Solidarity group in New Zealand. News from reg.easttimor and reg.indonesia mailing lists and many other interesting items, such as Women's Issues, the University of East Timor, and New Zealand's solidarity groups.
Loro Sae / East Timor Page - another portuguese page with updated news and other background information.
You can receive daily updated news from East Timor or Indonesia by electronic mail.
All you have to do is to subscribe to one of these mailing lists
About Indonesia and East Timor
You can participate in On-line debates about East Timor with Intenet users around the world.
The issue of East Timor is frequently debated in the following Usenet newsgroups.
You can also find more contacts or participate in a portuguese-speaking news group at Portugalnet.