East Timor

Association of Timorese Heroes

Published 10th February, 2012

The Association of Timorese Heroes or AHT (Also known as Klibur Oan Timor Asuwain; KOTA) was originally founded in 1974 as the Popular Association of Monarchists of Timor; it was reconstituted in 2000. The party describes itself as conservative and was originally founded as a party that believed in traditional Timorese values and is an association of traditional monarchical families.

In the 2001 Constituent Assembly elections the party won two of the 88 seats. In the 2007 election the party formed an alliance with the People’s Party of Timor (PPT) and between them they won two of the 65 seats in the National Parliament.

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