Item 199305 - Network News 1993-05

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Network News 1993-05


  • May 1993 (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: “New generation of resistance energizes north Americans”

  • Fewer and fewer: the unlikeliest family spreads the word (Cesar Silva Baptista)
  • Hunger committee dies
  • Intimidation and harassment
  • Meeting the VEEP
  • No fighter planes to Indonesia
  • Cut trade subsidies; support workers rights
  • UN moves slowly; negotiations stall
  • Xanana speaks out


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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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