Item 199606 - Estafeta 1996-06

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Estafeta 1996-06


  • June 1996 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 5 pp.

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ETAN-US was formed in 1991 after the Santa Cruz massacre, and became the major US solidarity coalition. It published Network News, later renamed as Estafeta (Tetun for "messenger" or "courier"). Based in the New York area, it had chapters throughout the United States and for a time, a lobbying office in Washington. Key figures include Charles Scheiner, Lynn Frederickson, and John Miller.

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Title: East Timor debate intensifies in Washington DC (Charles Scheiner)

  • Jose Ramos Horta tours the US: East Timor’s “foreign minister” spreads the word (John Miller)
  • Making links: East Timor action network helps to draw connections for locked out trail mobile workers (Brad Simpson)
  • News from East Timor and the diplomatic front (Ben Terrall)
  • Absolut terror in East Timor: made in Sweden (Lisa Westberg)
  • Question the candidates on East Timor (John Miller)


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals at Bishop’s University (Private Collection) & McMaster University

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