Item 19961997win - Estafeta Winter-1996-1997

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Estafeta Winter-1996-1997


  • Winter 1996-1997 (Creation)

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Printed newsletter; 7 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 battle heats up on capitol hill (Matthew Jardine)

  • ETAN works to block nomination of Stanley Roth to key foreign policy act
  • Background briefing on US arms sales to Indonesia
  • Organizing and activism (John Miller)
  • ETAN hires full time staffers
  • For East Timor’s guerillas, the struggle continues (Mathew Jardine)
  • What is Indonesian money buying at the white house? (Charlie Scheiner)


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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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