Item 199603 - Estafeta 1996-03

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Estafeta 1996-03


  • March 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: 20th anniversary of Indonesia’s invasion marked by growing unrest within East Timor and world-wide protest (Ben Terall and Mathew Jordine)

  • Activists commemorate the 26th year o occupation and resistance (Mathew Jardine)
  • Twenty-four hours of repression: my time in East Timor (Reed Brody)
  • Washington marks time – East Timor network acts (Charles Scheiner)
  • Freeport’s gold loses luster (Charlie Scheiner)
  • ETAN hosts José Ramos Horta speaking tour: East Timor dignitary to tour US April 27-May 27 (John Miller)
  • United Nations activity on East Timor continues (Mathew Jardine)


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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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