Syrian Communist Party (Unified)

The Syrian Communist Party (Unified) (Arabic: الحزب الشيوعي السوري (الموحد)), initially known simply as Syrian Communist Party (الحزب الشيوعي السوري Al-Hizb Al-Shuyū'ī Al-Sūrī), is a communist party in Syria. The party emerged from a split in the Syrian Communist Party in 1986, formed by the pro-Perestroika faction led by Yusuf Faisal.

Syrian Communist Party (Unified)

(الحزب الشيوعي السوري (الموحد
First SecretaryHanin Nimir
Founded1986 (1986)
Split fromSyrian Communist Party (unitary)
HeadquartersDamascus, Syria
NewspaperAn-Nour
IdeologyCommunism
Political positionFar-left
National affiliationNational Progressive Front
International affiliationInternational Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties (IMCWP)
ColoursRed
People's Council
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Website
http://www.syrcomparty.com/

At the time of the 2000 Damascus Spring, the party was able to publish a newspaper called an-Nour ("The Light").

The 11th party congress, held in March 2011, re-elected Hanin Nimir as First Secretary of the party.[1][2]

Electoral results

People's Council of Syria
Election year Seats +/–
2007
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2012
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2016
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