Wafa Movement / Independent Democratic Congress

  • Name - Original language & name in English: حركة وفاء (Arabic), Mouvement Wafa (French), Wafa Movement (English). Sometimes known as Independent Democratic Congress
  • Year founded: 2012
  • Ideology: Secular, Centre-Left, Anti-corruption
  • Current leader & function:  Abderraouf Ayadi (president), Slim Boukhdhir (general coordinator)
  • Number of seats in Constituent Assembly: 12 or more (see observations)
  • Currently in government or in opposition: In opposition
  • Legal status: Legal political party
  • Link to official party website: Currently no party website exists. The following is the party's Facebook page: www.facebook.com/page.officielle.wafa
  • Observations: In May 2012 and while he was still leader of Tunisia's second largest party, the CPR, Ayadi announced a split in the party and his departure along with 12 of the party's 29 MP's. Their new party, Wafa is the result. The new party's parliamentary group has already been affected by defections.