Nasserite Unionist People's Organisation
The Nasserite Unionist People's Organisation is a Nasserist
Nasserism is an Arab nationalist political ideology based on the thinking of the former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. It was a major influence on pan-Arab politics in the 1950s and 1960s, and continues to have significant resonance throughout the Arab World to this day. It also...

 political party
Political party
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 in Yemen
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The party was founded in Taiz in 25 December 1965.

The party was legalized in 1989.

In 1993 the party held its 8th conference. The conference elected a 89-member politburo
Politburo , literally "Political Bureau [of the Central Committee]," is the executive committee for a number of communist political parties.-Marxist-Leninist states:...

. Abdul-Malik al-Mikhlafi was elected the new general secretary of the party, replacing Abdul Ghani Thabet. Thabet was general secretary of the party 1990-1993.

At the last legislative elections
Elections in Yemen
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, 27 April 2003, the party won 1.85% of the popular vote and 3 out of 301 seats.

The party publishes al-Wahdawi.

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