Free Lyoan Army

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Free Lyoan Army
Participant in Northern Lyoa Conflict
FLA flag.png
Flag used by the FLA.
LeadersGeneral Olivier Tamboa
HeadquartersNorthern Lyoa
Area of operationsLyoa Flag.png Lyoa
Size1,000+ (2020)
Merged intoLyoan Revolutionary Command Council
AlliesARL Flag.png Army for the Rescue of Lyoa
SenvarianLiberationFront.png Senvarian Liberation Front
Mara Salvatrucha
Opponent(s)Lyoa Flag.png Lyoa
United Self-Defense Movement
Battles and war(s)Northern Lyoa Conflict
Designated as a terrorist organisation by
Creeperopolis Creeperopolis

The Free Lyoan Army (abbreviated FLA) was an armed group participating in the Northern Lyoa Conflict. It was founded in 2012, after community leader Olivier Tamboa lead a group of ex-Nationalist Front members into rebellion against the government, proclaiming "national revolution". The group has accused the government of corruption, as well as of being "run by foreigners". The FLA was heavily nationalistic in nature, and opposes any foreign influence in the country. As of 2018, the group had an estimated 500 members, mainly hailing from the Nagata ethnicity. The group merged into the Lyoan Revolutionary Command Council in March 2020.