Jan. 18, 2022

New Generation Movement: A new alternative in Iraqi Kurdistan?  

Iraq/Politics

The New Generation Movement (NGM) last October surprised the Iraqi political scene after becoming the third most popular Kurdish party in Iraq’s parliamentary elections. As a result, the movement has emerged as an alternative to the two ruling parties in the Kurdistan region of Iraq (KRI): the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK).

In the aftermath of the Oct. 10 elections, the NGM has formed the “Alliance for the People” opposition coalition in the Baghdad parliament, alongside ten independent lawmakers and Imtidad, a party rooted in the Oct. 2019 protest movement.

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Mehmet Alaca
Mehmet Alaca
Mehmet Alaca is an academic researcher focusing on Iraq, regional Kurdish politics, and Shiite militias in ... Full Bio
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