❰EPUB❯ ✹ A Not-So-Distant Horror: Mass Violence In East Timor Author Joseph Nevins – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk On August 30 1999 in a United Nations sponsored ballot East Timor voted for independence from Indonesia and for an end to a brutal military occupation Upon the announcement of the result Indonesian tr On August in Horror: Mass PDF/EPUB ´ a United Nations sponsored ballot East Timor voted for independence from Indonesia and for an end to a brutal military occupation Upon the A Not-So-Distant eBook º announcement of the result Indonesian troops and their paramilitary proxies launched a wave of terror that over three weeks resulted in the murder of than people the rape Not-So-Distant Horror: Mass MOBI ô of untold numbers of women and girls the razing of percent of the country's buildings and infrastructure and the forcible deportation of people In recounting these horrible Not-So-Distant Horror: Mass Violence In PDF/EPUB or acts and the preceding events Joseph Nevins shows that what took place was only the final scene in than two decades of atrocities More than people about a third of the population lost their lives due to Indonesia's invasion and subseuent occupation making the East Tise case proportionately one of the worst episodes of genocide since World War IIIn A Not So Distant Horror Nevins reveals the international complicity at the center of the East Timor tragedy In his view much if not all of the horror that plagued East Timor in and Not-So-Distant Horror: Mass Violence In PDF/EPUB or in the preceding years could have been avoided had countries like Australia Japan the United Kingdom and especially the United States not provided Indonesia with valuable political economic and military assistance as well as diplomatic cover The author explores issues of accountability for East Timor's plight and probes the meaning of what took place in terms of international institutions and law Examining issues such as violence the geography of memory and social power Nevins makes clear that the case of East Timor has much to tell us about the contemporary world order.
- 273 pages
- A Not-So-Distant Horror: Mass Violence In East Timor
- Joseph Nevins
- 12 December 2014 Joseph Nevins