Nobel Peace Prize Winner to Deliver President’s Lecture


Josée Ramos-Horta
Josée Ramos-Horta
José Ramos-Horta is an East Timorese exile who has spent the last twenty-two years denouncing the illegal invasion and annexation of his homeland by Indonesia and defending the rights of the East Timorese people to self-determination. His 1996 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to him for his “sustained efforts to hinder the oppression of a small people.” He has worked for the United Nations, written a book recounting his experiences, and is now a special representative of the National Council or Maubere Resistance. He will deliver the Presidential Lecture on Monday, April 19, 7:30 p.m., in Laxson Auditorium. Admission is free.}


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