Alliance of Liberties

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The Alliance of Liberties (French: Alliance des Libertés) was a political party in Morocco.

History and profile[edit]

The party was founded by Ali Bel Haj in March 2002.[1][2] It was a moderate and reformist party.[3]

In the legislative elections of 27 September 2002, the party won 4 out of 325 seats.[3] In the next parliamentary election, held on 7 September 2007, the party won 1 out of 325 seats.[3]

The party became an observer member of the Liberal International at the latter's Marrakesh Congress in 2006.[4]

It was dissolved and merged into the Authenticity and Modernity Party in 2008.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Organizations". Maroc. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Lise Storm (29 October 2007). Democratization in Morocco: The Political Elite and Struggles for Power in the Post-Independence State. Routledge. p. 92. ISBN 978-1-134-06738-1. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Tom Lansford (8 April 2014). Political Handbook of the World 2014. SAGE Publications. p. 975. ISBN 978-1-4833-3327-4. 
  4. ^ Entry on Alliance of Liberties at Liberal International website.
  5. ^ Hassan Benmehdi (3 August 2008). "New Moroccan party seen as challenge to Islamists". Magharebia (Casablanca). Retrieved 10 October 2014.