Syrian Communist Party (Bakdash)
|Founded||1986 (original Syrian–Lebanese Communist Party founded in 1924)|
|Split from||Syrian Communist Party (unitary)|
|National affiliation||National Progressive Front|
|Colours||Red and yellow|
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The Syrian Communist Party (Arabic: الحزب الشيوعي السوري, transliterated as 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, as formed by the anti-Perestroika faction led by Khalid Bakdash. Khalid Bakdash died in 1995 and was succeeded as secretary of his party faction by his widow, Wisal Farha Bakdash.
At the time of the 2000 Damascus Spring the party was able to publish a newspaper called Sawt al-Shaab ('Voice of the People').
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