People's Vanguard Party (South Yemen)

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People's Vanguard Party
Dissolved August 1975 (August 1975)
Headquarters South Yemen
Ideology Ba'athism
International affiliation Syrian-led Ba'ath Party
Politics of Yemen
Political parties
Elections

The People's Vanguard Party was a Ba'athist political party in South Yemen.[1] It was aligned with the Syrian-based Ba'ath Party.[2] Abdallah Badhib was the general secretary of the party. Badhib was appointed Minister of Education in December 1969.[3] IThe party was one of two non-National Front parties tolerated during the early 1970s. In October 1975 it joined the NF-dominated United Political Organization (which evolved into the Yemeni Socialist Party in 1978).[1] The merger was ratified by the third PVP congress held in August 1975.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ismael, Tareq Y., Jacqueline S. Ismael, and Kamel Abu Jaber. Politics and Government in the Middle East and North Africa. Miami: Florida International University Press, 1991. p. 441
  2. ^ Halliday, Fred. Revolution and Foreign Policy: The Case of South Yemen, 1967-1987. Cambridge Middle East library, 21. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. p. 121
  3. ^ Halliday, Fred. Revolution and Foreign Policy: The Case of South Yemen, 1967-1987. Cambridge Middle East library, 21. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. p. 24
  4. ^ Halliday, Fred. Revolution and Foreign Policy: The Case of South Yemen, 1967-1987. Cambridge Middle East library, 21. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. p. 28