Europe South Asia Asia Pacific Americas Middle East Africa BBC Homepage World Service Education



Front Page

World

UK

UK Politics

Business

Sci/Tech

Health

Education

Sport

Entertainment

Talking Point

In Depth

On Air

Archive
Feedback
Low Graphics
Help

Wednesday, September 8, 1999 Published at 09:55 GMT 10:55 UK


World: Asia-Pacific

Picture gallery: Timor - the world protests



As violence continues in East Timor after last week's vote in favour of independence, concern has been growing around the world.


[ image:  ]

Several demonstrations have been organised in support of the East Timorese and against the Indonesian government.


[ image:  ]

In Portugal, a candlelit vigil was held outside the offices of the United Nations in Lisbon.


[ image:  ]

Police keep watch as members of the East Timor community demonstrate outside the UN information office in Sydney.


[ image:  ]

Selwyn Jones of San Francisco holds up a placard outside the Indonesian consulate there.


[ image:  ]

In Jakarta, East Timor pro-independence activists demonstrated outside the US embassy.


[ image:  ]

Hooded protestors carry a coffin through the streets of Auckland, where APEC foreign ministers are holding a summit.




Advanced options | Search tips




Back to top | BBC News Home | BBC Homepage |




Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia


In this section

Indonesia rules out Aceh independence

DiCaprio film trial begins

Millennium sect heads for the hills

Uzbekistan voices security concerns

From Business
Chinese imports boost US trade gap

ICRC visits twelve Burmese jails

Falintil guerillas challenge East Timor peackeepers

Malaysian candidates named

North Korea expels US 'spy'

Holbrooke to arrive in Indonesia

China warns US over Falun Gong

Thais hand back Cambodian antiques