Fighting Spirit of East Timor: The Life Of Martinho Da Costa Lopes


Rowena Lennox
Zed Books


This biography of the first Timorese leader of the East Timorese Catholic Church focuses on his struggle to protect human rights in East Timor after the Indonesian invasion in 1975, describes how he was forced by the Vatican to resign from his position and leave East Timor after a smear campaign conducted by Australian politicians and the press, and tells of his travels in Portugal trying to raise awareness of the situation in East Timor. Also available in hardback. Includes references and an index.


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