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
Assyrian nationalism
(Left-wing nationalism)
Political position Centre-left/Left-wing
Colours Red & Yellow

The Assyrian Socialist Party, the first Assyrian political party, was founded in 1917 after the 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]