Jil Jadid

  • Name: جيل جديد (Arabic), Jil Jadid - Nouvelle Génération (French), Jil Jadid - New Generation (English)
  • Year founded: 2011, legalised in 2012
  • Ideology: Democratic, pro-Human Rights
  • Current leader & function:  Soufiane Djilali
  • Number of seats in parliament (lower house): 0 - the party won no seats in the 2012 elections
  • Currently in government or in opposition: In opposition
  • Legal status: Legal political party
  • Link to official party website: http://jiljadid.com/
  • Observations: Jil Jadid is the internet darling of Algeria's new political parties. Founded by Soufiane Djilali, secretary general of the PRA during the 1990's and a media-savvy medical doctor, Jil Jadid has made a mark for itself among Algeria's online and social media community. It is allied with the former prime minister Ahmed Benbitour for the 2014 presidential elections and to oppose calls for a fourth term for Bouteflika.