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‘‘Living with Ourselves’’—Australia and East TimoreseSelf-Determination, 1973–1979

Hughes Henry, Adam


This paper examines Australian attitudes and decisions which undermined East Timorese self-determination between 1973 and 1979—beginning before the illegal Indonesian invasion in 1975 and ending in February 1979 at the commencement of Australian-Indonesian maritime boundary negotiations. During this period, key diplomats and politicians from both sides of Australian politics minimized, ignored, and overlooked human rights abuses in East Timor to advance Australian interests. This approach to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Genocide Studies International
DOI: 10.3138/gsi.11.1.05


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