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BIJ1

Dutch political party / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

BIJ1 (Dutch pronunciation: [bɛi̯ˈeːn]; lit.'together'), formerly known as Article 1 (Dutch: Artikel 1), is a political party in the Netherlands. It was founded in Amsterdam in 2016 by Sylvana Simons, a television personality who was formerly connected to another party, Denk.[13][14][15] BIJ1 aligns itself as an anti-capitalist, progressive left-wing party, advocating economic justice and fighting racism and discrimination in the Netherlands.[16]

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BIJ1
ChairpersonRebekka Timmer
LeaderSylvana Simons
FoundersSylvana Simons
Ian van der Kooye
Founded24 December 2016 (2016-12-24)
Split fromDENK[1]
Youth wingRADICAAL
Membership 5,800[2]
Ideology
Political positionLeft-wing[3][10] to far-left[11][12]
Colours  Black
  White
  Yellow
Senate
0 / 75
House of Representatives
1 / 150
States-Provincial
0 / 570
European Parliament
0 / 29
Municipalities
8 / 8,237
Website
www.bij1.org
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