Arab Socialist Action Party - Arabian Peninsula

Arab Socialist Action Party - Arabian Peninsula

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Arab Socialist Action Party - Arabian Peninsula, was an underground oppositional political party in Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1972 by elements of the erstwhile Arab Nationalist Movement. The party was able to attract a following amongst intellectuals and middle class elements, and became a prominent force of the secular opposition. Ideologically it adhered to Marxism and Arab nationalism. It considered armed struggle as the only option to overthrow the ruling system of Saudi Arabia. The membership was predominantly Shi'ite. The party was able to attract former members from the People's Democratic Party, which ceased to function in the mid-1970s. The party raised three main demands, introduction of political liberties, nationalization of oil resources, and the end to foreign military presence in Saudi Arabia. It also opposed discrimination against Shi'itesshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134913669
  • 9786134913669