Pirate Party (Tunisia)

The Pirate Party (Arabic: حزب القراصنة, romanized: Hizb al-Qarāṣina; French: Parti pirate) is a small political party in Tunisia which was formed on 7 April 2012.[1] It is the second Pirate party in Tunisia after the Tunisian Pirate Party.[3]

Pirate Party
حزب القراصنة
French nameParti pirate
Founded7 April 2012 (2012-04-07)
IdeologyPirate politics
Direct democracy
Open government[1]
Freedom of information
Secularism[2]
International affiliationPirate Parties International
Assembly of the
Representatives
of the People
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Website
partipirate.tn

The party achieved notoriety during the Tunisian revolution. Slim Amamou briefly held a ministry, the world's first Pirate Party politician ever to do so, before resigning to protest against repressive measures by the interim government.[4]


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