National Popular Movement

The National Popular Movement (French: Mouvement National Populaire) was a political party in Morocco.

History and profile


The party was founded in 1991, as a split of the Popular Movement, under veteran Berber politician and former defense minister Mahjoubi Aherdane, and is known to have a very strong Berber element.[1][2]

At the legislative elections on 27 September 2002, the party won 18 out of 325 seats.

The party was dissolved and merged back into the Popular Movement in 2006.


  1. ^ "Morocco: Brief history of the Berbers including their origins and geographic location". Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada. Retrieved 6 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Organizations". Maroc. Retrieved 10 October 2014.