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In Memoriam: Lisette Talatte, Unsung Heroine
Aurelie Marie Lisette Talate – 19th March 1941 - 4th January 2012 – was a tireless activist for the right of her people to return to their homeland, leading protests and hunger strikes in her unrelenting effort to obtain justice.
Few people have ever even heard of her. Because our media do not report on one of the most outrageous forced mass deportations of our times – described by the International Criminal Court as a crime against humanity.
John Pilger is the exception. In the following articles, he describes the plight of the exiled islanders and the secrecy in which their maltreatment has been shrouded:
How A Nation Was Deported:
The power and corruption that makes unpeople of an entire nation:
The world war on democracy:
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