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Balibo Five & 1975 Invasion

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May 12, 2021

The Interpreter - May 12, 2021

Peter Job – Since his death on 13 April, tributes to former Australian foreign minister and leader of the federal opposition Andrew Peacock have flowed from across the political divide.

October 16, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - October 16, 2020

Pacific Media Watch – Today, October 16, marks the 45th anniversary of the Balibo Five – the five Australian-based Australian, British and New Zealand – journalists murdered in East Tim

October 15, 2020

Brisbane Times - October 15, 2020

Susan Connelly – Forty-five years ago, on October 16, 1975, five Australian-based journalists near the town of Balibo were reporting on the impending Indonesian invasion of Portuguese T

July 3, 2020

The Guardian - July 3, 2020

Helen Davidson and Christopher Knaus – Decades-old documents relating to Australia's involvement in the Indonesian invasion of Timor-Leste will remain secret after a court upheld the A

March 6, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - March 6, 2020

Robert Baird – The Australian lawyer who helped uncover the Timor-Leste bugging scandal says Australia had direct, advanced knowledge of the threat that faced the murdered Balibo Five

March 3, 2020

The Guardian - March 3, 2020

Christopher Knaus – Lawyer Bernard Collaery says Australia had direct knowledge of the dangers facing the murdered Balibo Five journalists, citing a damning report suggesting Australia

January 28, 2020

The Strategist - January 28, 2020

Graeme Dobell – Australia had a part in East Timor's march to tragedy and a key role in its salvation.

January 3, 2020

Detik News - January 3, 2020

Isal Mawardi, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto invited veterans of the Seroja Operation in East Timor to his private residence in Hambalang on Wednesday.

September 2, 2019

The Interpreter - September 2, 2019

Sophie Raynor – There are 100,000 people tonight in Tasi Tolu, a wide, flat, dusty expanse on Dili's outskirts, near the capital's western bus terminal, with enough space to fit all th

August 17, 2019

KBR - August 17, 2019

Dian Kurniati, Jakarta – The Presidential Palace invited 55 members of the Nanggala Team to the commemoration of the 74th anniversary of Indonesia's proclamation of Independence at the

April 28, 2018

ABC Radio Australia - April 28, 2018

Andrew Greene – The head of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) has made a historic appearance before a tribunal to argue intelligence files on East Timor and Indonesia ca

April 27, 2018

Australian Associated Press - April 27, 2018

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has refused to explain why documents about Australian spy operations during the Indonesian occupation of East Timor should remain secret.

ABC Radio Australia - April 27, 2018

Andrew Greene – Australian intelligence operations that took place during the Indonesian occupation of East Timor should stay secret, the head of the country's overseas spy agency will

December 20, 2017

Pacific Media Centre - December 20, 2017

Sydney (Media Alliance/Pacific Media Watch) – Two journalists from Timor-Leste will benefit from the Balibo Five-Roger East Fellowship in 2018, an initiative of the Media, Entertainment and Arts Al

September 29, 2017

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA - September 29, 2017

Remembering the Balibo Five In the month of August, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA was proud to support the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) co-host two public events featuring East Timorese J

March 16, 2017

WA Today - March 16, 2017

Daniel Flitton – The site in East Timor where Indonesian troops killed five Australian journalists in 1975 will be transformed with the construction of a new conference centre after a $100,000 dona

December 17, 2016

Asia Pacific Report - December 17, 2016

Duncan Graham – Greig Cunningham wants to know how and why his brother Gary died.

October 17, 2015

Pacific Media Centre - October 17, 2015

Balibo, Timor-Leste – The people of Balibo in Timor-Leste marked Friday's 40th anniversary of the killing of Australian-based journalists by invading Indonesian soldiers with a quiet gathering out

October 16, 2015

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Statement - October 16, 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) today, commemorate the 40th anniversary of the killing of the Bal

WA Today - October 16, 2015

Molly Schmidt – A son of one of the five Australian-based journalists killed in Balibo, East Timor, has asked the Australian Federal Police to re-investigate the case – on the day 40th anniversary

October 15, 2015

Australian Associated Press - October 15, 2015

"The truth is never too young to be told, nor too old." So said Coroner Dorelle Pinch as she summed up the 2007 inquest into the deaths of the Balibo Five in East Timor.

WA Today - October 15, 2015

Nick Xenophon and Clinton Fernandes – Forty years ago on Friday, five young men met their deaths in a small corner of a foreign field.

Melbourne Age - October 15, 2015

Angelo Risso – Barely a week goes by without Tony Maniaty thinking about Balibo.

September 23, 2015

Australian Associated Press - September 23, 2015

Without war correspondents to tell the truth, all we'd be told are official lies, says Shirley Shackleton, widow of reporter Greg Shackleton who was murdered while reporting from East Timor.

September 13, 2015

ABC News - September 13, 2015

Jessica Longbottom – It is almost 40 years since a group of Australian journalists known as the Balibo Five were gunned down by Indonesian forces in East Timor on October 16, 1975.