This button is made in The Netherlands bu a group who supported the struggle of Fretilin in East Timor. The text on the button says:”No Weapons For Suharto” when Suharto was president of Indonesia and at war with Fretilin. The button is made around 1980.
The Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (Fretilin) is a centre-left political party in East Timor. They presently hold 23 of 65 seats in the National Parliament and serve in the opposition. Fretilin formed the government in East Timor from independence until 2007.
The party began as a resistance movement that fought for the independence of East Timor.between 1974 and 1998. After East Timor gained its independence from Indonesia, Fretilin became one of several parties competing for power in a multi-party system.