(see also Indonesia)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Asia Observer. Regular news reporting from East Timor.
East Timor Action Network. US research & advocacy group, major news source.
East Timor.com. News & commentary from new Republic.
East Timor World. Best for links to InterNet resources.
La'o Hamutuk. East Timor Institute for Reconstruction Monitoring & Analysis in Dili.
Anderson, B. OG. et al. "The UN & East Timor," Indonesia 42 (10/86):129-42.
__________. "The state & minorities in Indonesia," in Cultural Survival Inc., Southeast Asian Tribal Groups & Ethnic Minorities (Cambridge MA, 1987), pp. 73-81.
__________. "Imagining East Timor," Arena 4 (4-5/93).
Arenas, Alberto. "Education & nationalism in East Timor," Social Justice 25,2 (sum 98):121-39.
Barsamian, David. "East Timor: the tragedy continues," Z Magazine (7-8/92).
Belo, Carlos Filipe Ximenes. "Lecture given by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 1996," Indonesia 64 (10/97):153-60.
Black, Jan Knippers. "Independence for East Timor?" Z Magazine (7-8/02):26-29.
Brgel, Helga. "East Timor," Medicine & War (3-6/93).
Budiardjo, Carmel. "For fear of a showdown," New Internationalist (3/94):13-15. UN & East Timor.
Capizzi, Elaine; Hellen Hill & Dave Macey. "FRETILIN & the struggle for independence in East Timor," Race & Class 17 (1976):381-95.
Curtis, Mark. "Touting for terror," New Internationalist (3.94):20-22. East Timor repression & the British arms industry.
Dunn, James S. "The Dunn report on East Timor," Journal of Contemporary Asia (Stockholm) 7 (1977):409-17.
__________. "The darkest page," New Internationalist (3/94):14-25. Australian negligence of the genocide in East Timorl
Flanagan, Pat. "East Timor: the final solution?" Monthly Review 32,1 (5/80):41-46.
Freney, Denis. "FRETILIN: death & resurrection," Southeast Asia Chronicle 94 (1984):3-9.
Goodman, Amy. "Jose Ramos-Horta (interview)," Progressive (5/97).
Herman, Edward S. & David Peterson. "East Timor: from humanitarian bombing to inhumane appeasement," Covert Action Quarterly 68 (fall-win 99):4-10.
Hertsgaard, Mark. "The secret life of Henry Kissinger," Nation (10/29/90).
Hitchens, Christopher. "East Timors years of living dangerously," Nation (3/2/98).
Jardine, Matthew. "Forgotten genocide," Progressive (12/92).
__________. "The secret sacrifices of East Timor," Christianity & Crisis 53,1 (2/1/93):16-19.
__________. "APEC, the U.S. & East Timor," Z Magazine (1/95):34-39.
__________. "The U.S.-Indonesia alliance against East Timor," Christian Science Monitor (1/14/97):18.
__________. "Scenes from East Timor," Progressive (11/99):17-19.
__________. "East Timor: up from ground zero," In These Times (10/16/00):12-14.
__________. "Days of infamy & memory," In These Times (1/21/02):10. On US complicity in Indonesian occupation.
Jolliffe, Jill. "East Timor: Jakartas hard men march on Timors revolution," International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs, Newsletter 37 (5/84):57-59.
Kohen, Arnold S. "U.S. diplomacy & human rights: the cruel case of Indonesia," Nation (11/26/77).
__________ & Roberta A. Quance. "The politics of starvation," Inquiry (San Francisco) (2/18/80):18-22.
__________. "Invitation to a massacre in East Timor," Nation (2/7/81).
__________. "Muffled voices," Index on Censorship (London) (7-8/98):26-29
__________. "Making an issue of East Timor," Nation (2/10/92):162-63.
Kondracke, Morton M. "Asias other Cambodia," New Republic (11/3/79):12-16.
Lane, Max. "Culture of contempt," New Internationalist (3/94):8-9. Indonesian rule in East Timor.
Lawless, Robert. "Indonesian take-over of East Timor," Asian Survey (Berkeley) 16 (1976):948-64.
Leiter, Michael. "Indonesia & the incorporation of East Timor," World Today (London) (9/76):347-54.
Levey, Robert. "Cables show U.S. watched as E. Timor was invaded," Boston Globe (12/22/80).
Lewis, Anthony. "No blind eye: U.S. must lead on East Timor," NY Times (25 nov 1996).
Liddle, R. William. "Human rights & East Timor," Indonesia 59 (4/95):101-6.
Nairn, Alan. "Indonesias Killers," Nation (3/30/98).
__________. "U.S. complicity in East Timor," Nation (9/27/99).
__________. "Out of East Timor," Nation (10/11/99):4-5.
Nathanson, Scott. "East Timor: an ecological disaster waiting to happen," Earth Island Journal 13,2 (spr 1998).
Nichterlein, Sue. "The struggle for East Timor: prelude to invasion," Journal of Contemporary Asia (Stockholm) 7 (1977):486-96.
Phillips, David. "Freeing East Timor," Nation (10/10/98):8-11.
Pilger, John. "East Timor: a land of crosses," New Internationalist (3/94):4-7.
__________. "Messages from a Jakarta prison [interview with Xanana Gusmão]," Nation (12/25/95):820-24.
Ramos-Horta, Jose. "East Timor: the resistance is stronger than ever," International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs, Newsletter 46 (7/86):39-54.
__________. "The political economy of the occupation of East Timor," Multinational Monitor (4/97):16-18.
__________. "Nobel Peace Prize lecture, 1996," Indonesia 64 (10/97):161-75.
Ranck, Stephen. "Regional understanding: the case of East Timor," Geography Bulletin (Sydney) 2,1 (mar 1979):18-30.
Rubin, Barnett et al. "Tragedy in East Timor: a round-table discussion," Camões Center Quarterly 4,3-4 (win 1992-93):12-28.
Saunders, Joe. "Justice for East Timor," Nation (9/18/00):5-6.
Suter, Keith. "The conquest of East Timor," Contemporary Review
__________. "The Timor Gap: oil in troubled waters," Inside Indonesia 17 (12/88).
Tanter, Richard. "The military situation in East Timor," Pacific
Research 8,2 (1977):1-6.
Weatherbee, Donald E. "The Indonesianization of East Timor," Contemporary Southeast Asia (Singapore) 3,1 (jun 1981):1-23.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Aarons, Mark & Robert Domm. East Timor: A Western-Made Tragedy (London: Left Book Club, 1992).
Aditjondro, George J. In the Shadow of Mount Ramelau: The Impact of the Indonesian Occupation of East Timor (Leiden, 1994).
Amnesty International. East Timor. Violations of Human Rights (London, 1985).
__________. Women in Indonesia & East Timor: Standing against Repression (NY, 1995).
Aubrey, Jim (ed.) Free East Timor: Australias Culpability in East Timors Genocide (Milsons Point NSW, 1998).
Benjamin, Medea; Josh Lee, John Roosa & Stephen Zunes. The Struggle for Democracy in Indonesia & East Timor. A Report on the May 1997 Parliamentary Elections & Prospects for Democracy (San Francisco, 1997).
Budiarjo, Carmen & Liem Soei Liong. The War Against East Timor (London, 1984).
Cardoso, Luís. The Crossing: A Story of East Timor (Crónica de uma travessia: a época do Ai-Dik-Funam)  (trans. Margaret Jull Costa; London: Granta, 2000). Poignant memoir of boyhood, adolescence& education in late colonial times, exile in Lisbon after Indonesian invasion. Introduces several leading personalities of recent history as students & young men.
Carey, Peter & G. Carter Bentley (eds.) East Timor at the Crossroads: The Forging of a Nation (Honolulu, 1995).
Catholic Institute for International Relations. East Timor (London, 1985).
__________. "I Am Timorese": Testimonies from East Timor (London, 1990).
Chomsky, Noam. Power & Prospects: Reflections on Human Nature & the Social Order (Boston, 1996), chaps. 8 & 9.
Cox, Steve & Peter Carey. Generations of Resistance. East Timor (London, 1995).
Crowe, Louise & Jack de Groot (eds.) The Church & East Timor (Melbourne, 1993).
Cultural Survival, Inc. East Timor: Five Years After the Indonesian Invasion (Petersborough NH, 1981).
Defert, Gabriel. Le Genocide Oublie (Paris? 199?).
Dunn, James. Timor: A People Betrayed (Milton, QLD, 1983).
Freney, Denis. A Map of Days: Life on the Left (Melbourne, 1991), chaps. 18 & 19.
Gunn, Geoffrey C. East Timor & the UN: The Case for Intervention (Lawrenceville NJ, 1997).
__________. New World Hegemony in the Malay World (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 2000).
Hainsworth, Paul & Steve McCloskey (eds.) The East Timor Question: The Struggle for Independence from Indonesia (London, 2000).
Hiorth, Finngeir. Timor, Past & Present (St. Lucia, QLD, 1985).
Hitchens, Christopher. The Trial of Henry Kissinger (NY: Verso, 2001), esp. chap. 8. Develops strong case that his actions during Vietnam War & later (& in particular support for 1975 Indonesian invasion of East Timor) qualify him for prosecution as a war criminal.
Inbaraj, Sonny. East Timor: Blood & Tears in ASEAN (Chiang Mai [Thailand]: Silkworm Books, 1997).
Jardine, Matthew. East Timor: Genocide in Paradise (
Jolliffe, Jill. East Timor: Nationalism & Colonialism (St. Lucia, QLD, 1978).
Kohen, Arnold S.& John Taylor. An Act of Genocide: Indonesias Invasion of East Timor (London, 1979).
__________. From the Place of the Dead. The Epic Struggles of Bishop Belo of East Timor (NY, 1999).
Krieger, Heike. East Timor & the International Community: Basic Documents (Cambridge, 1997).
Leite, Jose Pinto (ed.) The East Timor Problem & the Role of Europe (Lisbon, 1998).
Lewis, Norman. An Empire of the East. Travels in Indonesia (NY, 1993), chaps. 7-11.
Nicol, Bill. Timor: The Stillborn Nation (Melbourne, 1978).
OShaughnessy, Hugh. East Timor, Getting Away with Murder? (London, 1994).
Pilger, John. Distant Voices (London, 1994).
Pinto, Constancio & Matthew Jardine. East Timors Unfinished Struggle. Inside the Timorese Resistance. A Testimony (Boston, 1997).
__________. Funu: The Unfinished Saga of East Timor (Trenton NJ, 1987).
Retboll, Torben (ed.) East Timor, Indonesia & the Western Democracies (Copenhagen, 1980).
__________. (ed.) East Timor: The Struggle Continues (Copenhagen, 1984).
Roff, Sue Rabbitt. Timors Anschluss. Indonesian & Australian Policy in East Timor, 1974-76 (Lewiston NY, 1992).
Sissons, Miranda E. From One Day to Antoher: Violations of Womens Reproductive & Sexual Rights in East Timor (Fitzroy, VI, 1997).
Suter, Keith. West Irian, East Timor & Indonesia (London, 1979).
__________. East Timor & West Irian (London, 1982).
Taylor, John G. The Indonesian Occupation of East Timor, 1974-1989. A Chronology (London, 1990).
__________. Indonesias Forgotten War: The Hidden History of East Timor (London, 1991).
Turner, Michelle (ed.) Telling: East Timor Personal Testimonies, 1942-1992 (Kensington NSW, 1992).
In the Library: Fiction
Lee, Mark. The Canal House (Chapel Hill NC: Algonquin, 2003).
Mo, Timothy. The Redundancy of Courage (London, 1992). Novel of resistance to Indonesian invasion.
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In the Library: Photography
"Punitive Damage" [1998?], dir. Annie Goldson, ?m. From First Run/Icarus. Story as retold by his mother of Australian university student Kamal Bamadhaj of the East Timor solidarity movement, who was murdered by Indonesian soldiers during the Dili massacre of 11/12/9. Graphic portrayal of Indonesian repression, & of the war crimes of Gen. Panjaitan, who ordered the massacre.