Movement for Democracy in Algeria

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Movement for Democracy in Algeria
Founder Ahmed Ben Bella
Founded 1982

The Movement for Democracy in Algeria (French: Mouvement pour la démocratie en Algérie) is a political party in Algeria. It is moderately Islamist and boycotted the 2002 elections.

History and profile[edit]

The Movement for Democracy in Algeria was founded by Ahmed Ben Bella in 1982.[1] However, the party was legalized in 1990.[1] In 1995, the party was one of the signatories of the Sant'Egidio platform, an attempt of many major opposition parties to put an end to the Algerian Civil War, which was brokered by the Italian Catholic Community of Sant'Egidio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Augustus Richard Norton (2001). Civil society in the Middle East. 2 (2001). BRILL. p. 83. ISBN 90-04-10469-0. Retrieved 13 September 2014.