Algerian Popular Movement

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Algerian Popular Movement

الحركة الشعبية الجزائرية
Ḥarakat al-Sha'abiyah al-Jazā'iriyy
Mouvement Populaire Algérien
Amussu Agdudan Azzayri
LeaderAmara Benyounès [fr]
Founded17 February 2012; 7 years ago (2012-02-17)
Headquarters53 Coopérative des Médecins - Ben Aknoun, Algiers
IdeologySocial democracy
Political positionCentre-left
ColorsGreen, Red and White
People's National Assembly
13 / 462
Council of the Nation
1 / 144
Website
www.mpa-dz.org

The Algerian Popular Movement is a social democratic[1] Berber[2] political party in Algeria. The party, which had been previously known since 2003 as the Union for Democracy and the Republic (UDR, Union pour la Démocratie et la République), was re-founded in February 2012. In the 17 May 2012 People's National Assembly elections, the party won 2.17% of the vote and 7 of the 389 seats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Algerian Popular Movement". Observatorio Electoral. Retrieved 2017-09-15.
  2. ^ "A battle over language is hampering Algeria's development". The Economist. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 18 August 2017.