By Dave Gosling and Nikki Ulasowski
1. Because the mine is racist.
The traditional owners of the land, the Mirrar people, are totally opposed to the Jabiluka mine. They were pressured into agreeing to the Ranger uranium mine lease in 1979 by

By Sean Healy
Resistance has mapped out its plans for growing and strengthening after a very successful year. Resistance's National Council, meeting in Sydney on October 19, spent a full day planning the future, how it would make the most of its

[The following is an excerpt from a letter written to Resistance by Xanana Gusmao, jailed leader of the National Council of Maubere Resistance (CNRM) in 1995].
I am honoured and proud for the Maubere people to receive your letter. Proud because

Nick Everett is a member of Action in Solidarity with Indonesia and East Timor (ASIET) in Brisbane. He recently spent ten days in East Timor, travelling to Dili, Bacau, Los Palos and a number of other towns. He was able to observe the situation of

1974: Portugese dictator overthrown. New political parties formed in East Timor: Timorese Democratic Union (UDT), Social Democratic Association of Timor (ASDT; later Fretilin) and Timorese Popular Democratic Association (Apodeti).
October 16

Indonesian solidarity with East Timor
Indonesian solidarity with East Timor
In December 1995 a group of East Timorese independence activists and Indonesian supporters occupied the Dutch and Russian embassies in Jakarta. They climbed the embassy


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