Item 2001spr - Estafeta 2001-Spring

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Estafeta 2001-Spring


  • Spring 2001 (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: Will East Timor see justice? (Charles Scheiner)

  • Despite resistance, ETAN continues legislative efforts
  • About East Timor and thee East Timor action network
  • ETAN conference launches new phase of solidarity (Diane Farsetta)
  • West Timor refugee crisis continues (Dianne Farsetta)
  • “The problem of East Timor is not solved yet”
  • US activists respond to Indonesian military violence (Kurt Biddle)
  • Indonesian General on trial in US court (John Miller)
  • US- East Timor relationship raises new questions (Charles Scheiner)
  • Madison becomes East Timor’s first sister city in US (Diane Farsetta)
  • Community empowerment in theory and practice (Charles 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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