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Political Party KOTA
Klibur Oan Timor Aswa'in
Asosiasi Pejuang Timor
Sons of the Mountain Warriors or Association of Timorese Heroes

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Up-Dated: Sep 22 2001

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Klibur Oan Timor Asuwain
Acronym: KOTA
C No: 75
Leader: Leao Pedro dos Reis Address: Avenida Martires da Patria Fatuhada -
Dili -Timor
Contact: Tel 324661/0417919905/0407972220
From: Aug 5 Contact info for ET political parties

April 2001 ACFOA: Walsh: East Timor's Political Party Profiles: KOTA  Complete text of report [150KB] added May 22
"KOTA was formed in November 1974 by Leao Amaral and Jose Martins (deceased) as a pro-integrationist party. It was previously known as the Associacao Popular Monarquia de Timor or APMT, the Popular Association of Monarchists of Timor, formed by several liurais or local kings. FRETILIN, by contrast, identified with the maubere or rural poor."  Pat Walsh, Human rights consultant, Australian Council for Overseas Aid

Bahasa Indonesia:
Maret 2001 ACFOA: Partai-Partai Dan Kelompok-Kelompok Politik Di Timor Timur: KOTA  Téks [150KB] added June 29
"KOTA dibentuk pada bulan Nopember 1974 oleh Leao Amaral dan Jose Martins (almarhum) sebagai partai pendukung integrasi. Tadinya dikenal sebagai Associacao Popular Monarquia de Timor atau APMT, Asosiasi Monarki Populer Timor, dibentuk oleh beberapa liurai atau raja-raja lokal. FRETILIN sebaliknya diidentifikasikan dengan maubere atau kaum miskin di pedesaan." Pat Walsh, Badan Bantuan Luar Negeri Australia

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