Item 199411 - Network News 1994-11

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Network News 1994-11


  • November 1994 (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: Clinton heads to Indonesia

  • “Only the US can tilt the scales our way”
  • ETAN steering committee meets
  • Congress limits arms sales and military training for Indonesia (Charles Scheiner)
  • Guerillas offer ceasefire; Indonesia threatens offensive
  • General Sintong Pankjaitan loses$14 million lawsuit over death of non-Timorese killed in the Santa Cruz massacre
  • Amnesty launches Indonesia/ East Timor rights campaign
  • Indonesia meets the resistance
  • All in the family: Music for East Timor
  • Indonesian scholar exposes occupation’s impact (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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