Decolonization and Social Emancipation Movement
|Decolonization and Social Emancipation Movement|
|Mouvement de décolonisation et d'émancipation sociale|
|Headquarters||21 Rue Maissin, Cayenne|
|Newspaper||Rot Kozé (Notre cause)|
|Political position||Far Left|
|Regional Council of French Guiana|
|General Council of French Guiana|
|Politics of France
The principle platform of the party is the demand for independence of Guiana, currently an overseas region and one of the 26 regions of France. They also consider the possibility of becoming an overseas territory, which is different from an Overseas region.
In 1998, the MDES obtained 3 seats in the regional elections with 8.6% of the vote. But in the 2004 regional elections, the MDES list put forward by Maurice Pindard obtained only 6.55% of the vote and no seats. In 2012 parliamentary elections, the MDES obtained 17.30% of votes.
- Guyane : interview de Maurice Pindard, secrétaire général du MDES New Anticapitalist Party, 16 January 2010 (French)
- Catherine Lama (27 December 2012). "Le MDES reprend sa liberté au Conseil Régional" (in French). Guyane 1ère. Retrieved 15 October 2013.
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