To Resist Is To Win!


Xanana Gusmao
Aurora Books


Following Indonesia’s invasion of East Timor in 1975, Xanana Gusmao became leader of the National Council of Timorese Resistance in 1981, was captured and endured incarceration in Cipinang Prison in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 1992 until his return to his ravaged country in October 1999. This book features the first full publication in English of his autobiography, written in secret in gaol in 1994. With it is a select collection of his spoken and written work – speeches, interviews, essays, letters, political messages.


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