- Equal Rights (Latvia)
Equal Rights ( _lv. Līdztiesība; ER) was a
political partyin Latvia, mainly supported by the Russian minority.
ER was founded on the basis of "Equal Rights" faction (established
1990) in Latvia's parliament as an NGOin 1993, and transformed to a party in 1996. Its first leaders were MPs Tatjana Ždanokaand Sergejs Dīmanis.
1998, ER joined with two other predominantly Russian parties, the Latvian Socialist Partyand the National Harmony Partyto found the alliance For Human Rights in United Latvia( _lv. Par Cilvēka Tiesībām Vienotā Latvijā; ForHRUL). The alliance partially broke in 2003, when the National Harmony Party and Latvian Socialist Party left it, but Free Choice in People's Europejoined.
2001ER's leader was Tatjana Ždanoka and its chairman was Vladimirs Buzajevs.
2007, the 11th Congress of the party decided to merge it with Free Choice in People's Europe, transforming their block ForHRUL into a unified party.
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