The Indonesians teach us how to hate their violence but also how to resist : East Timor - 19 years of resistance

Freitas, Salustiano (1994) The Indonesians teach us how to hate their violence but also how to resist : East Timor - 19 years of resistance. Honours thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis gives a brief scenario of events which culminated in the invasion of East Timor by the Indonesian armed forces in December 1975. It looks at the nature of the consequences of life under Indonesian occupation; examines the quality and nature of the resistance by the East Timorese people against their new coloniser; examines the leadership of the resistance movement and its re-structuring and examines the role of the United Nations and international diplomacy. There is also a discussion of East Timor in the context of global politics and the National Council of Maubere Resistance Peace Plan.

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Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Item type Thesis (Honours thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/32974
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Communication and the Arts
Current > FOR Classification > 1606 Political Science
Current > FOR Classification > 2103 Historical Studies
Keywords Timor-Leste, autonomy, independence movements, history, politics, Indonesia, resistance, invasion, nineteen years
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