Fretilin

political party

The Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (Portuguese: Frente Revolucionária de Timor-Leste Independente, Fretilin) is a centre-left[1] political party in East Timor. They hold 23 of 65 seats in the National Parliament.

Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor

Frente Revolucionária de Timor-Leste Independente
AbbreviationFRETILIN
PresidentFrancisco "Lu Olo" Guterres
Secretary-GeneralMari Alkatiri
Founded20 May 1974 (1974-05-20) (ASDT)
11 September 1974 (Fretilin)
HeadquartersAvenida Martires da Patria, Comoro, Dili, East Timor
IdeologyDemocratic socialism
Left-wing nationalism
Political positionCentre-left[1]
International affiliationProgressive Alliance
ColoursRed, black, and yellow
National Parliament
23 / 65
Party flag
Flag of FRETILIN (East Timor).svg

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "East Timor country profile". BBC. 26 February 2018. Commonly known as "Lu Olo", Mr Guterres leads the centre-left Fretilin party and is a former guerrilla, having fought against Indonesia's occupation of East Timor.