The Circle of Silence – A Personal Testimony Before, During and after Balibo

“The Circle of Silence – A Personal Testimony Before, During and after Balibo”
by Shirley Shackleton Paperback $34.95 Available at Avid Reader

Shirley Shackleton was launched into an unexpected life as a human rights activist when her journalist husband Greg Shackleton was killed in East Timor in 1975.

After more than thirty years of struggle, Shirley’s efforts led to an inquest that revealed the Australian government’s cover-up and found that the Balibo Five were murdered to stop them exposing Indonesia’s invasion of East Timor.

This is a story of an accidental activist who proved herself courageous and determined

Ciaron O’Reilly
Blog http://ciaron.wordpress.com/

“The poor tell us who we are,
The prophets tell us who we could be,
So we hide the poor,
And kill the prophets.”
Phil Berrigan

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