FRETILIN


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FRETILINFrente Revolucionária do Timor Leste Independente (Revolutionary Front of Independent East Timor)
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She said that the proposal for New Zealand to take part in an exercise involving the use of strike support aircraft was the kind of exercise that could benefit Indonesia in its war against Fretilin. Skyhawks, she said, were infantry support aircraft designed to 'soften up' opposing infantry before sending in troops: 'It was exactly the kind of tactic the Indonesians might use in their battle with the East Timor Fretilin movement.' (10) She said that the military relationship with Indonesia needed 'clear limitations' and that her protest was about an inappropriate military exercise, not about the total training programme.
The day marks East Timor's regaining its independence after 24 years of Indonesia's occupation, which invaded the country shortly following its independence from Portugal in Nov 1975 that political party Frente RevolucionEiria de Timor-Leste Independente (Fretilin) unilaterally declared.
in 2013, former Fretilin prime minister Mari Alkatiri was chosen by Gusmao to preside over this economic zone.
O Governo Portugues autorizou, entao, a criacao de partidos politicos, surgindo assim tres organizacoes partidarias em Timor Leste: UDT (Uniao Democratica Timorense), que preconizava "a integracao de Timor numa comunidade de lingua portuguesa"; a ASDT (Associacao Social-Democrata Timorense) depois transformada em FRETILIN (Frente Revolucionaria de Timor-Leste Independente) defendia o direito a independencia; e a APODETI (Associacao Popular Democratica Timorense), propunha a "integracao com autonomia na comunidade Indonesia".
Despues de tres semanas de enfrentamientos, el FRETILIN triunfo militarmente y declaro la independencia de Timor, el 28 de noviembre de 1975.
These symbols include three of the core elements of the resistance movement: the armed forces, Falintil; the political front, Fretilin; and the national flag first raised in 1975, which came to represent the independence that the East Timorese sought to regain.
Bringing Fretilin into government with Gusmao's coalition is seen as a way of easing political tensions in the country of 1.1 million people.
The 2006 crisis might be also understood as grievances and differences, between Falintil and Fretilin, which dates back to the times of the resistance, (19) being brought into the government politics.
When Sarah arrived in Australia, Aziby was already actively involved in Fretilin and the campaign for independence.
Examples include the potent distinction between pro-autonomy versus independence alignments, the related firaku (easterners) and kaladi (westerners) distinction, (22) and the enduring political divide between Fretilin (the major political party in opposition since 2007) and other parties (including those of the former AMP ruling coalition and the present 'Fifth Constitutional Government', Kintu Governu).
Members of Fretilin, which won the second highest number of votes in the election, took offense at statements made by some participants in the conference.