Canadian solidarity with East Timor: a history in images

Canadian solidarity with East Timor: a history in images

E-dossier #4. The former Portuguese colony of Timor-Leste (East Timor) declared independence in 1975. Days later, it was invaded by the army of neighbouring Indonesia, then annexed. A 24-year struggle for independence drew support from a diverse intentional solidarity movement. Timor-Leste regained its independence in 2002. This e-dossier presents visual images from the files of the East Timor Alert Network/Canada, […]

The Bandung Conference as global event

The Bandung Conference as global event

E-dossier #1: The African-Asian conference, Bandung, April 1955, as a global event The 1955 Bandung conference was one of the most important conferences held in the twentieth century. It’s also one of the least well known. Leaders of the major independent Asian and African countries gathered at this Indonesian city from April 18-22, 1955. There, they first set in motion […]