Vol. 3, No. 2 - Spring 1997

No F16's for Indonesia

Tensions Escalate in East Timor

ETAN Calls for Independent Observers

Victory for East Timor in Geneva

Elections, Suharto Style

Sanitized by the Nobel Prize

Isabel Galhos Tours the United States

Massachusetts Closer to Indonesia Sanctions

ETAN's New Field Organizer

Support East Timor in Your Community

Academic "Roadshow" Raises Awareness

Estafeta Homepage

New Resources from ETAN

ETAN has redesigned and updated its brochure for books, audiovisual, and other resources. Call or write if you'd like a copy. In this Estafeta, we wanted to highlight a few of the newest items available from ETAN.

Indonesia: Arms Trade to a Military Regime
Hot off the presses from the European Network Against Arms Trade in the Netherlands. With an introduction by José Ramos-Horta, this book gives an overview of Indonesia's military and includes detailed chapters on how they get weapons from Australia, the U.S., Canada, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.K. It is an invaluable resource to the international campaign to Stop Arming Indonesia. 124 pages, $8.

Quito: A documentary music drama about schizophrenia and East Timor
This new CD from Australia is a collaboration of the East Timor activist twins Martin and Peter Wesley-Smith. About the life and death of Francisco Baptista "Quito" Pires, an East Timorese refugee who lived in Darwin, Australia and suffered from schizophrenia. Quito was shot by police in 1987 and committed suicide in 1990. His story is a dramatic metaphor for the struggles of his people. 67 minutes, $15.

Bitter Paradise: The Sell-out of East Timor
A new video by Canadian activist filmmaker Elaine Brière, winner of the prestigious 1997 Hot Docs award for political documentary. Its dramatic unveiling of the arrogant, amoral complicity of Canadian corporations and politicians with the occupation of East Timor will resonate with people from all countries. 56 minutes. $100 for institutional use, $30 for activists.

Sometimes I Must Speak Out Strongly: A profile of Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo
Max Stahl's new video tells the story of the Nobel Prize winner. Stahl, who produced Cold Blood and worked on Death of a Nation, has an unparalleled understanding of and empathy for the people of East Timor. 52 minutes, $30 for non-commercial use.

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