RE: a thread - east timor

From "Direct Action" <>
Date Sun, 10 Oct 1999 21:34:29 -0700

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2600 has a compilation of East Timor related hacks, at

Additionally, the following URL is An Information Service on East Timor.

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>do you know the situation with east timor? ... after the indonesian
>military destroyed the place and killed many tens of thousands of people -
>a rebuild is about to commence.
>now, this rebuild is probably going to be top-down - ie.
>world-bank/imf/us/un led. and the rebuild process will for sure be hidden -
>kept behind closed doors.
>an excerpt from a recent article:
>>The Australians can now stand back; other, more senior, deputy sheriffs are
>>on the way. This week, a World Bank team arrives in Dili and the
>>International Monetary Fund will follow soon. Unless Xanana Gusmao and his
>>East Timorese leadership are both deft and bold, the freedom for which their
>>people struggled alone for so long may be quietly lost and their devastated
>>country, slotted neatly into the globalised system of exploitation, debt and
>>poverty, known as "stability". They deserve a great deal more.
>so, how about some hacktivism to ensure that this process is more in the
>public domain??
>- sam.
>ps. for more - visit

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