Front of Democratic Forces

The Front of Democratic Forces (French: Front des Forces Démocratiques; Arabic: جبهة القوى الديمقراطية) is a political party in Morocco.

Front of Democratic Forces
Front des Forces Démocratiques
جبهة القوى الديمقراطية
Secretary-GeneralMustapha Benali
FounderThami El Khyari
Founded27 July 1997
Split fromParty of Progress and Socialism
HeadquartersRabat
NewspaperAl Mounaataf
IdeologySocialism
Political positionLeft-wing
Website
http://www.ffd.ma/

History and profileEdit

The party was founded in 1997 as a split from the Party of Progress and Socialism.[1][2][3] It has a socialist political leaning.[1]

In the parliamentary election held on 27 September 2002, the party won 12 out of 325 seats. In the next parliamentary election, held on 7 September 2007, the party won 9 out of 325 seats. In the parliamentary election of 2011, the party won only 1 seat out of 395.[4]

The party has an Arabic publication, Al Mounataf.[1][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Leftist parties of Morocco". Broad Left. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Moroccan Political Parties". Riad Reviews. Archived from the original on 16 October 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Organizations". Maroc. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Front des Forces Democratiques". Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Morocco: media". Al Bab. 2002. Archived from the original on 21 December 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2014.