11 December 2008

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Regarding Human Rights Mechanisms and the Asia-Pacific

This submission deals with the redress of gross human rights violations committed against the people of East Timor during their occupation by the Indonesian military. The occupation resulted in one of the largest death tolls relative to total population since the Holocaust. Any serious discussion of human rights in the Asia-Pacific must give considerable emphasis to this tragedy and to the importance of bringing the perpetrators to justice. Read more...

Dr Clinton Fernandes Senior Lecturer, Strategic Studies School of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of New South Wales @ ADFA Canberra ACT 2600 Ph: 02 6268 8847

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