Party of National Youth

  • Name: حزب الشباب (Arabic), Parti des jeunes (French), Youth Party (English)
  • Year founded: 2012
  • Ideology: Democratic, Youth interests
  • Current leader & function: Hamana Boucherma (general coordinator)
  • Number of seats in parliament (lower house): 2
  • Currently in government or in opposition: In opposition
  • Legal status: Legal political party
  • Link to official party website: Surprisingly for a "youth party" the PJ has neither a website or a Facebook page.
  • Observations: Another of the wave of new parties legalised by the government in 2012 to animate the political scene, the PJ seemingly came from nowhere to win two seats in that year's elections. Its leader, Hamana Boucherma, was formerly a member of the RND and head of a sports, culture and health association.