Arab Communist Party
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Arab Communist Party (Arabic: الحزب الشيوعي العربي Al-Hizb Al-Shuyu'i Al-'Arabi) was a communist party in Syria, emerging as a pro-Chinese split from the Syrian Communist Party. The party was founded in February 1968. The party was harshly repressed during the 1970s, and many of its activists were imprisoned. As of 2001[update] several of its cadres remained in Syrian jails.
- Ismael, Tareq Y., The Communist Movement in the Arab World. New York City: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005. p. 26
- Amnesty International Report Archived August 10, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2007-09-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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