Organization of Iranian People's Fedaian (Majority)

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Organization of Iranian People's Fadaian (Majority)
Abbreviation OIPFM
Chair of the Political and Executive Committee Behruz Khaligh
Founded June 1980; 38 years ago (1980-06)[1]
Split from Organization of Iranian People's Fedai Guerrillas
Headquarters Cologne, Germany[2]
Ideology Social democracy
Communism (Historic)
Anti-Imperialism (Historic)
Political position Left-wing
National affiliation Union of People's Fedaian of Iran
Website
fadai.org

The Organization of Iranian People's Fadaian (Majority) (Persian: سازمان فدائیان خلق ایران (اکثریت)‎, translit. Sāzmān-e fedaiyān-e khalq-e Irān (aksariat); lit. Organization of self-sacrificers of the people of Iran) is an Iranian left-wing opposition political party in exile.

An ofshoot of the Organization of Iranian People's Fedai Guerrillas, it was consedered the largest communist organization of Iran from 1980 to 1991.[3] The party currently holds Social democratic views.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ Hiro, Dilip (2013). "Fedai Khalq". A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Middle East. Interlink Publishing. pp. 483–9. ISBN 9781623710330. 
  2. ^ Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Iran: Information on the Organization of Iranian People's Fedaian (Majority) (OIPFM), its activities and treatment of its members and supporters by government authorities, 24 September 2003, IRN42015.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/403dd1fa8.html [accessed 10 May 2018]
  3. ^ Kazemzadeh, Masoud (2008). "Opposition groups". In Kamrava, Mehran; Dorraj, Manochehr. Iran Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Islamic Republic. 2. Greenwood Press. p. 366. ISBN 978-0-313-34161-8. 
  4. ^ Vahabzadeh, Peyman (28 March 2016) [7 December 2015]. "FADĀʾIĀN-E ḴALQ". In Yarshater, Ehsan. Encyclopædia Iranica. Bibliotheca Persica Press. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 

External links

  • Official website
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