Rare, smuggled animals

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April 2012, no. 340

Making Them Indonesians: Child transfers out of East Timor by Helene van Klinken

Monash University Publishing, $29.99 pb, 213 pp

Rare, smuggled animals

by
April 2012, no. 340

Think of Syria today and you have East Timor in 1975–78, the main difference being that the story of Indonesia’s brutal invasion was totally hidden from the world. It was in this framework of pain, trauma, and confusion that an estimated three to four thousand Timorese children were carried off to Indonesia without informed parental consent.

Jill Jolliffe reviews 'Making Them Indonesians: Child transfers out of East Timor' by Helene van Klinken

Making Them Indonesians: Child transfers out of East Timor

by Helene van Klinken

Monash University Publishing, $29.99 pb, 213 pp

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