Monday, May 13, 2002 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Democracy Now! Talks to Timorese Traveling Home to Independence
2002-05-13

In Australia, Democracy Now! Talks to the Mother of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jose Ramos Horta, and Visits the Offices of the Sydney Morning Herald, Where They Have Uncovered Top Secret Document

DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

After getting off the plane in Sydney Australia, Democracy Now! headed to the home of Natalina Ramos Horta. She’s the mother of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Jose Ramos Horta, who traveled the world for a quarter of a century, pleading East Timor’s cause. Jose Ramos Horta is the first Foreign Minister of an independent East Timor. We’ll speak with him tomorrow in here in Dili. But right now, back to Australia, with his mother, Natalina.

Guest:

  • Natalina Ramos Horta, Mother of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Jose Ramos Horta.

This week, the Indonesian government continued with the trials of a handful of officials accused of involvement in the campaign of terror used against the East Timorese in 1999, when they were casting their vote for independence. Meanwhile, the Bush Administration is pushing to restore aid to the Indonesian military in the name of the so-called war on terror. Among those the Bush Administration is working with is General Hendro Priyono, who is Indonesia’s Intelligence Chief. Sydney Morning Herald International Editor, Hamish McDonald, explains who he is.

Guest:

  • Hamish McDonald, International Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    2014-0730_siegman1
    "A Slaughter of Innocents": Henry Siegman, a Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace, on Gaza
    Today, a special with Henry Siegman, the former executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League. Henry Siegman was born in 1930 in Frankfurt, Germany. Three years later, the Nazis came to power. After fleeing Nazi troops in Belgium, his family eventually moved to the United States. His father was a leader of the European Zionist movement, pushing for the creation of a Jewish state. In...

Headlines

    There are no headlines for this date.


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.