Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party

Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party
Parti Sosyalisti Demokrati Kurdistan
Arabic name الحزب الاشتراكي الديمقراطي الكردستاني
Hizb al-Ishtiraki al-Dimuqrati al-Kurdistani
Leader Muhammad Haji Mahmud
Founder Mahmoud Othman
Rasool Mahmend
Adnan Mufti
Founded 1976
Split from Kurdistan Democratic Party
Ideology Kurdish nationalism
Social democracy
Political position Centre-left
International affiliation Progressive Alliance
Seats in the Council of Representatives of Iraq:
0 / 325
Seats in the Kurdistan Parliament
1 / 111

Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party (Kurdish: Parti Sosyalisti Demokrati Kurdistan; Arabic: الحزب الاشتراكي الديمقراطي الكردستاني, translit. Hizb al-Ishtiraki al-Dimuqrati al-Kurdistani) is a political party in Kurdistan Iraq, the first leader was Saleh Yousefi after 1981 The party was led by Mahmoud Othman after 1992 the party is led by Muhammed Haci Mahmood that currently has one seats in the Kurdistan National Assembly.. It is a splinter of the Kurdistan Democratic Party.[1]


  1. The Middle East and North Africa 2004 By Taylor & Francis Group, Lucy Dean, page 515.
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