Labour Party (Morocco)

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Labour Party
الحزب العمالي
Parti Travailliste
Leader Abdelkrim Benatik
Founded 2005; 12 years ago (2005)
Headquarters Rabat, Morocco
Ideology Social democracy
Political position Centre-left
Colours Red, White

The Labour Party (French: Parti Travailliste) is a political party in Morocco.


The party was founded at its first congress took place on 14 and 15 May 2005.[1][2] The founders of the party included Abdelkrim Benatik, Omar Seghrouchni and Mohamed el Ouchari.[2]

As of 2013 the president of the party is Abdelkrim Benatik.[3] The party has a centre-left political leaning.[4]

In the parliamentary election, held on 7 September 2007, the party won 5 out of 325 seats. It won 4 out of 395 seats in the parliamentary election, held on 25 November 2011.[2]


  1. ^ "Moroccan Political Parties". Riad Reviews. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Morocco". European Forum. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Morocco Government Profile 2013". Index Mundi. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Imad Estito (9 December 2011). "Morocco's Left Rejects Alliance with Islamists". Al Akhbar. Retrieved 21 January 2014.