Item 1998sum - Estafeta 1998-Summer

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Estafeta 1998-Summer


  • Summer 1998 (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: Suharto’s fall: a new era in East Timor (John Roosa)

  • US Senatee endorses referendum, White House and UUN slow to act (Lynn Fredriksson)
  • About East Timor and thee East Timor action network
  • Autonomy: promise or trick? (Charles Scheiner and Lynn Fredriksson)
  • Selective purchasing legislation supporting rights of East Timorese voted into law (Mulaika Hiijas)
  • ETAN San Franscisco to host activist training
  • ETAN/US condemns attacks on ethnic Chinese Indonesians (Ben Terrall and Charles Scheiner)
  • Best wishes to Constâncio Pinto and welcome to Simon Doolittle (Lynn Fredriksson)
  • East Timorese National Convention in the Disapora (Milena Pires)
  • Canadian Solidarity Movement Reorganizes


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  • English

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  • Latin

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Originals at Bishop’s University (Private Collection) & McMaster University
Online version at

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