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From the Place of the Dead

Arnold Kohen

From the Place of the Dead

Arnold Kohen

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In the face of assassination threats and unbearable pressure, Bishop Belo has been an unflinching defender of his fellow East Timorese in their fight for justice and freedom. This vivid biography provides a definitive account of Timorese politics and a compelling testament to the power of faith in God. From Lion.

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In the face of assassination threats and unbearable pressure, Bishop Belo has been an unflinching defender of his fellow East Timorese in their fight for justice and freedom. This vivid biography provides a definitive account of Timorese politics and a compelling testament to the power of faith in God. From Lion.
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This text recounts the history of the Indonesian occupation of East Timor in 1975. Vast numbers of East Timorese lost their lives, as the Indonesians quelled resistance with brutal force.;In 1983, Belo was appointed apostolic administrator and began condemning Indonesian atrocities. He was ordained Bishop in 1988 and called on the UN Secretary General to intervene and allow a referendum on independence in 1989 following easing of the Indonesian restrictions on access to and from East Timor.
- Publisher

This biography gives a detailed account of the efforts of Bishop Belo to lead the East Timorese resistance to the Indonesian occupation. It contains insights into the Bishop's character.
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  • Catalogue Code 141833
  • Product Code 0745950035
  • EAN 9780745950037
  • Pages 398
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Nov 1999
  • Dimensions 234 x 156 mm
  • Weight 0.500kg

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