Assyrian Socialist Party

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Assyrian Socialist Party
Leader Freydun Atturaya,
Rabbi Benjamin Bet Arsanis
Baba Bet Parhad
Founded February 1917
Headquarters Iraqi Kurdistan
Ideology Social democracy
Democratic socialism
Left-wing nationalism
(Assyrian nationalism)
Political position Centre-left/Left-wing
Colours red
Politics of Iraq
Political parties

The Assyrian Socialist Party, the first Assyrian political party, was founded after the February 1917 Russian revolution, by Dr. Freydun Atturaya, Rabbi Benjamin Bet Arsanis and Dr. Baba Bet Parhad.[1][2]

In 2002, an Assyrian Socialist Party (Gaba Shawtapaya Atouraya) was reestablished "by a group of Assyrian workers in northern Iraq", so is it stated on its website where its goals are defined as such: "The ASP(GSA) is a socialist and democratic party, which aims to resuscitate an Assyrian Nation for Assyrian people in an Independent and Popular Republic".[3]