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Progressive Party of the Working People (Cyprus)

Anorthotikon Komma Ergazemenou Laou (AKEL)

Last modified: 2003-09-27 by ivan sache
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Presentation of the party

AKEL stands for Anorthotikon Komma Ergazemenou Laou.

The Progressive Party of the Working People - AKEL was created on April 14, 1941 and constitutes a continuation of the Communist Party of Cyprus (Koumounistiko Komma Kyprou - KKK) whose founding Conference was held on August 15th, 1926, in Limassol.

AKEL is a left wing party based on Marxist-Leninist principles, taking into account current international political and economic developments.

Dov Gutterman & Panayiotis Panayiotou, 11 April 2002

Description of the flag

The flag of AKEL is red with the party emblem on a white disc.

Dov Gutterman, 8 March 1999