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Liberationist Party of Namor
Намора Джикфантан
Eternal Chairman Antelope Yunglang (deceased)
Secretary-General Antelope Shohai
Standing Committee

Antelope Shohai
Long Jiaoche
Txo Hengzang
Gang Haiping
Su Rongyun
Chi Quang

Mingling Chunvu
Founded October 2, NMR 2259
Headquarters 165 Danjek Boulevard,
Namo, Capital District
Newspaper The Liberator
Student wing Liberationist Students' Front
Youth wing Green Youth Organization (formerly, until NMR 2315)
Young Liberationists
Membership 72.21 million (7.7% of population)
Ideology Liberationism
National affiliation Popular Front
International affiliation Alliance of Esquarian Socialists
Official colors      Green
Central Council
739 / 2,549
Premierships
2 / 9
AR Heads of State
0 / 5
Governorships
39 / 127
Election symbol
Liberationistpartylogo.png
Website
http://www.nlp.com.nr
Party flag
Libflag.png
Politics of Namor
Political parties
Elections

The Liberationist Party of Namor (Namorese: Намора Джикфантан tr. Namora Jikfantan), also known as Najik (Наджик, a syllabic abbreviation of Namora Jikfantan), is a political party in the People's Republic of Namor. It is the second-oldest political party existing in Namor after the Republican Party, which ceased to exist.

The Liberationists played a historically influential role in Namorese politics. It was the main opponent to the Republicans in the Namorese Civil War, and played somewhat of a role in the war of resistance against Chorea. After years of civil war, the Liberationists seized control of mainland Namor and established the People's Republic of Namor in NMR 2290. For decades, it was the sole governing party of Namor, although it had coexisted with several other parties that enjoyed no real independence. However, Democratic reforms in the NMR 2320s set the foundation for the end of the Liberationist single-party state. The Liberationists remained the dominant party until the NMR 2350s, when they were unseated by the opposition Democratic Socialists.

Presently, the Liberationists are part of a governing coalition of left-wing parties. As of NMR 2378, it controls more seats in the Central Council than any other party.

During its first few decades of existence, the Liberationists were a staunchly anti-imperialist and socialist. In recent decades it has taken a more moderate position, although it officially remains committed to Liberationism.

History

Foundation

On October 2, NMR 2259, the First Congress of the Liberationist Party of Namor convened in Huatung Coffeehouse in downtown Mojing. Among its attendees were student magazine editor Antelope Yunglang, student leader Mikhail Sxo, Chao Chunguk, Txo Hongshe and Hua Shi. Many of them, including Yunglang, Sxo and Chao, were part of the Communist Party of Namor, but left over disagreements over class conflict and Namor's role in the world revolution.

The 1st Congress elected Chao Chunguk as chairman of the party, Txo Hongshe as vice chairman, Mikhail Sxo as secretary of party disciplinary affairs, and Antelope Yunglang as secretary of publicity.

Cooperation with Liberal Democratic Republicans

During the Liberal Democratic Republican struggle with the the conservative Hoping government based in Namo, the Liberationists sided with the Liberal Democrats. To aid the Mojing government's war efforts, the party established an armed wing known as the Green Army, with Party Disciplinary Affairs Secretary Mikhail Sxo as its commander. Although the Green Army numbered only about 1,000 men and participated in a few engagements with forces loyal to the Hoping government, its observation of ethics in war and fair treatment of the local population helped boost the Liberationists' image. By the time the Hoping government was overthrown, thousands had joined the Liberationists as party members.

2nd, 3rd Congresses and Namorese Democratic Republic

In NMR 2264, the Liberationists held their Second Congress. The Second Congress agreed to maintain the Green Army although the cooperation with the Liberal Democratic Republicans (who by now ruled the country) had reached its objective of overthrowing the Hoping government. Chao Chunguk was re-elected Chairman of the Party; Txo Hongshe was replaced by Antelope Yunglang as Vice Chairman. The Congress resolved to remain loyal to the new government under Jung To and strive for a pluralistic republican system.

The Liberationists did not stay with the platform adopted at the Second Congress for long before the government of Jung To, which perceived the Liberationists and Communists as a threat to its survival, launched a suppression campaign against both parties, perpetrating the Mojing Massacre. Thousands of party members and suspected Liberationist sympathizers were tried for subversion, imprisoned or killed. In reaction to the suppression, the Liberationists held an emergency congress, known as the Third Congress, in the countryside of Tuhao. The Third Congress held Chao Chunguk responsible for the party's "failed" response to Jung To's suppression and removed him from the position of Chairman. Vice Chairman Antelope Yunglang took Txo's place.

As the newly-chosen chairman, Antelope Yunglang ordered the party respond to the Republican suppression by orchestrating armed attacks against Republican authorities in Tuhao. Thus began the so-called Hai Nang Uprising in NMR 2269, in which the Liberationist Green Army seized the Tuhaon provincial capital of Hai Nang and established a local government, the Namorese Democratic Republic. That same year, the Liberationists held their Fourth Congress, where they reaffirmed their loyalty to Antelope and supported Sxo as commander of the Green Army.

The NDR was short-lived, partially due to power struggles between Antelope (who was declared President of the NDR) and several other top party leaders, namely First Congress attendee and NDR war minister Dan Kulei, who opposed to Antelope's presidency but nevertheless played a pivotal role in defending the NDR from Republican assaults. Antelope emerged victorious from the struggle by accusing Dan of being the ringleader of the "WT Gang," a group of Republican agents who infiltrated into the party. Dan and other members of the alleged gang were executed, an act that secured Antelope's position in the party but weakened the NDR's overall military position. By NMR 2271 the NDR was collapsing under Republican operations from the south and Chorean assaults from the north. The Liberationists were forced to vacate Tuhao and relocated in the distant town of Guoctu, West Nozama, where they held their Fifth Congress in NMR 2274 and settled throughout the Namo-Chorean War.

War against Chorea

The Chorean invasion and subsequent occupation of Namor drove the Republican government to form an alliance with the Liberationists. The war with Chorea helped cease rancor between the Republicans and Liberationists for a while. It also allowed the Liberationists to recruit more fighters into the Green Army, giving the party its much needed boost in influence and morale to recover from blows dealt by the failure in Tuhao. The Green Army had approximately 1.5 million fighters by the end of the war in NMR 2285 compared to around 400,000 around the time of the Battle of Namo from NMR 2276-77.

While the Green Army did not participate in many direct engagements with the Choreans due to its weak position, it did conduct guerrilla warfare and organize local partisans in its area of operation (central Namor). In addition, the Liberationists were experienced with collecting military intelligence regarding enemy troop movements and sabotage operations, greatly benefiting themselves and the Namorese resistance as a whole.

In the Sixth Congress held in NMR 2279, the party agreed to establish the Central Defense Commission of the Liberationist Party (Cendecom) which led the operations of the Green Army. Antelope Yunglang was named the director of Cendecom, while Mikhail Sxo was named Vice Director.

Civil War and overthrow of the Republic of Namor

Once the occupation ended, the Republicans and Liberationists faced the possibility of a resumed civil war. In trying to avoid this, both sides held peace talks and negotiations, but all of them eventually broke down. By NMR 2285, Namor had returned to the state of civil strife.

This time, the Liberationists had the upper hand, mostly due to lack of public support for the bankrupt and corrupt government and the new strength of the Green Army. The Liberationists retained control of their bases in West Nozama following a series of failed Republican campaigns. By NMR 2287 the Republicans were on the defensive as Antelope ordered the Nansa Offensive and renamed the Green Army to the Namorese Liberation Army. That same year, the Liberationists made official their intention to completely overthrow the Republican government and spearheaded the March 28 Front - an opposition coalition that claimed to be the true representative of the Namorese people. Although the March 28 Front was ostensibly an alliance of different parties, it was actually held together by the Liberationist Party, which wanted to portray the revolution as a multiparty effort.

Quickly, the Republicans lost control of major cities, and in NMR 2290 the capital Namo fell to the NLA. The Liberationists soon won control of all mainland Namor and established the People's Republic of Namor on March 28, NMR 2290.

One party state years

The Liberationists held their first National Party Congress (the Ninth Congress) as administrators of mainland Namor in NMR 2290.

Although the People's Republic was officially a state where multiple parties cooperated in a coalition government, in reality the Liberationist Party was responsible for making important decisions that affected all levels of government. The first version of the PRN constitution listed the Liberationists as a "vanguard party" whose responsibility was to guide the revolutionary regime.

As the ruling party, the Liberationists began several sociopolitical campaigns aimed at stiffing out suspected Republican sympathizers, reducing economic dependence on foreigners and rebuilding the infrastructure. Things remained stable until after the end of Antelope Yunglang's presidency in NMR 2300. Once Mikhail Sxo became President-General, a power struggle between Antelope and Sxo developed, which ended with Antelope allying with Kiang Ssxu to end Sxo's presidency in NMR 2305.

Antelope subsequently launched the Green Fever with Kiang's help, purging rival factions within the party. The Green Fever is considered by historians to be the most damaging of political campaigns launched by the Liberationists; millions were persecuted for allegedly being part of "anti-party cliques," opposing Antelope or opposing Kiang. Moreover, the Fever caused widespread social chaos; rival Green Youth Organization (GYO) factions engaged in armed clashes and the party explicitly forbade intervention from regular law enforcement agencies to stop them. Antelope eventually scaled back the Green Fever, citing its failure to execute the Revolution to its fullest. Nevertheless, widespread suppression of suspected counter-revolutionaries and the cult of personality surrounding Antelope and his accomplices did not stop until after Antelope's death in NMR 2315.

Minjuha and dominant party years

Antelope Yunglang's death was followed by another power struggle, this time between the pro-Green Fever faction led by President-General and Director of the Central Defense Commission Kiang Ssxu and Speaker of the Central Council Antelope Gelai, the son of Yunglang. The struggle ended after the NMR 2315 Namorese political crisis in which Antelope Gelai's faction seized power from Kiang Ssxu and expelled him and his associates from the party.

Under Antelope Gelai, the Liberationist Party underwent a slow and steady separation from the government. Opposition parties were allowed, and a second version of the constitution removed all references to the Liberationists as the "vanguard party."

The Liberationists introduced various changes in its 15th Congress held in NMR 2320. The position of Party Chairman was abolished, and Secretary-General subsequently became the highest position in the party. Cendecom was abolished, and the power of managing the military was transferred completely to the President-General and the Ministry of Defense.

In the first direct general elections in NMR 2330, the Liberationists won less than three-fourths of all seats in the Namorese Central Council for the first time, but nevertheless it remained the ruling and dominant party in Namorese politics. From NMR 2330 to NMR 2353, all three consecutive President-Generals (Kong Jo, Su Shui and Chanin Chen) served simultaneously as Secretary-General of the Party. However, during this time public support for the party began to decline. Factors behind mounting discontent of the party included the so-called "old party syndrome", corruption and the party's seemingly directionless platform following the 21st Congress, which was scheduled to be held in NMR 2350 but was rescheduled two years earlier to NMR 2348 due to Su Shui's unexpected resignation and the subsequent snap election. The party was finally voted out of government in the NMR 2353 election, marking the first time in PRN history that the ruling party lost power.

NMR 2353 - present

During Alicia Wolf's presidency, the Liberationists remained in the opposition. It was seen as the primary opposition party to the Democratic Socialists up until the rise of the center-rightist New Democratic Party. The Liberationists responded to this change by endorsing Wolf in the NMR 2358 election - the first time the party didn't nominate its own candidate in a Namorese presidential election. But in NMR 2363 and again in NMR 2368, the party ran on its own once more.

In both the elections of NMR 2363 and 2368, the Liberationists did extremely poorly. Candidate Antelope Txo received 21.1% of the vote, third behind Kaitlyn Khan and Deng Mianbao in NMR 2363, and Vang Jun received 10.7% of the vote in NMR 2368. However, this was expected by the party, which during the 24th Congress in NMR 2363 approved of an "anti-right" strategy where party members were encouraged to vote for any candidate so long as the candidate wasn't running for the New Democrats. But this strategy ultimately backfired, as many Liberationists voted for Fu Wen in NMR 2368, preferring him over either Khan (who was unpopular at the time) or Vang (who was unheard of among party supporters).

Citing old age, Antelope Txo stepped down as Secretary-General in NMR 2372, naming his son Antelope Shohai as his successor. Shohai's position as Secretary-General was confirmed in the 26th Congress in NMR 2373. The 26th Congress rolled back the "anti-right" strategy and nominated Antelope Shohai as candidate in the NMR 2373 election. Antelope Shohai was credited with reinventing the party by

Antelope Shohai was reelected Secretary-General in the 27th Congress in NMR 2378.

Organization

Organizational structure of the Liberationist Party

The Liberationist Party's leadership structure is hierarchical, with grassroots party members in the bottom and the Politburo Standing Committee in the top.

The Secretary-General is elected by members of the Politburo, which in turn is elected by the 1,500-member Central Committee. The Central Committee is composed of delegates representing the party's regional divisions who are elected by grassroots party members.

Every five years, the party convenes in a congress to elect the Politburo, Politburo Standing Committee and Secretary-General, as well as to nominate a candidate for the presidential election (traditionally, the Secretary-General has filled the role of presidential nominee).

Several departments, called "sectors," are responsible for managing different aspects of party activity. They include the Communications Sector (responsible for propaganda), Control Sector (responsible for party discipline), Policy Analysis Sector (responsible for serving as the party's think tank) and External Relations Sector (responsible for managing the party's relations with other parties). The sectors are subordinate to the Central Committee.

Chairman

From the party's establishment in NMR 2259 until the 2nd Plenum of the 14th Central Committee (CC), the Chairman was considered the highest ranking position of the party, followed by Vice Chairman. Only two people served as Party Chairman - Chao Chunguk was Chairman from NMR 2259 until his removal from the position in NMR 2268. He was replaced by Antelope Yunglang, who held the position of Chairman for 47 years until his death in NMR 2315. The seat was vacant for a few months until the 2nd Plenum of the 14th CC, which declared Antelope "Eternal Chairman of the Party" in recognition of his "role in leading the Namorese revolution." Acting party leader Antelope Gelai was given the title of Secretary-General, while the position of Vice Chairman was replaced by Vice Secretary-General.

When Antelope Gelai's health was rapidly deteriorating in the NMR 2340s, some within the party proposed naming him Eternal Chairman of the Party as well after his death. However, Antelope Gelai rejected the proposal, insisting that "there will only be one Eternal Chairman."

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Notes
1 Zhang Wentian3.jpg Chao Chunguk
(NMR 2235 - NMR 2284)
2 October NMR 2259 3 December NMR 2268 Presided over the Liberationist alliance with the Liberal Democrats against the Namo government. Removed from the chairmanship in NMR 2268 after Republican suppression of the Liberationist Party.
2 Ho Chi Minh Anefo.jpg Antelope Yunglang
(NMR 2236 - NMR 2315)
3 December NMR 2268 Incumbent Named Eternal Chairman of the Party in NMR 2316.

Secretary-General

The Secretary-General (Униджуги tr. Unijugi) is the leader of the Liberationist Party. The position of Secretary-General was established in NMR 2316 after the Party Central Committee named Antelope Yunglang Eternal Chairman of the Party, effectively abolishing the position of chairman. The Secretary-General is elected every five years in National Party Congresses by members of the Central Committee. Eligible candidates for the secretaryship must be members of the Politburo Standing Committee.

If the Secretary-General exhibits behavior deemed "counter-revolutionary, criminal or outright reprehensible," the Central Committee may hold an emergency session to remove the Secretary-General from the national leadership. Afterwards, the Central Committee may determine in a separate decision whether the removed Secretary-General may retain his party membership.

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Notes
1 Gelaiantelope.jpg Antelope Gelai
(NMR 2266 - NMR 2350)
20 January NMR 2316 26 January NMR 2330 Served as acting leader of the party from December NMR 2315 to January NMR 2316.
2 Kongjo.jpg Kong Jo
(NMR 2271 - NMR 2352)
26 January NMR 2330 15 January NMR 2340
3 Lee Hsien Loong - 20101112.jpg Su Shui
(NMR 2289 - )
15 January NMR 2340 10 May NMR 2347 Resigned from the secretaryship due to scandal.
4 Henry Tang Ying Yen 2008.JPG Chen Chanin
(NMR 2298 - )
10 May NMR 2347 20 March NMR 2353 Resigned from the secretaryship following the NMR 2353 election.
5 宋楚瑜主席2016.jpg Antelope Txo
(NMR 2295 - NMR 2380)
20 March NMR 2353 12 November NMR 2373 Longest-serving Secretary-General. First to preside over the Liberationist Party when it was in the opposition.
6 Tsang Yok Sing Photo.JPG Antelope Shohai
(NMR 2325 - )
12 November NMR 2373 Incumbent Elected President-General in March 20, NMR 2378.

Politburo Standing Committee

The Politburo Standing Committee (PSC, Джунггангджу Кувувеиянхои tr. Junggangju Kuvuveiyanhoi) is a body consisting of the seven top members of the Politburo. Members of the PSC are elected every five years in Party Congresses. The PSC is more active than the whole Politburo, meeting once every week.

It is conventional for the PSC to comprise of members of diverse geographical backgrounds, although such a convention is not inscribed in party rules.

Portrait Information Party position(s) State position(s)
1st
Antelope Shohai
Name Antelope Shohai Secretary-General of the Liberationist Party of Namor President-General-elect of Namor
Birthplace Namo
Constituency #5
Member since 12 November NMR 2373
2nd
Long Jiaoche
Name Long Jiaoche Deputy Secretary-General of the Liberationist Party of Namor Vice President-elect of Namor
Birthplace Namo
Constituency #5
Member since 4 January NMR 2378
3rd
Txo Hengzang
Name Txo Hengzang Party Secretary of the Control Sector
Birthplace Shachin, West Namor
Constituency #39
Member since 4 January NMR 2378
4th
Gang Haiping
Name Gang Haiping Party Secretary of the Policy Analysis Sector
Birthplace Esquarian City, Southern Namor
Constituency #2
Member since 4 January NMR 2378
5th
Liu Yunshan
Name Su Rongyun Party Secretary of the External Relations Sector
Birthplace Shayen, Shanpei
Constituency #48
Member since 12 November NMR 2373
6th
Chi Quang
Name Chi Quang Party Secretary of the Communications Sector
Birthplace Dai Vuong, Antelopia
Constituency #36
Member since 12 November NMR 2373
7th
Mingling Chunvu
Name Mingling Chunvu Party Secretary of the Young Liberationists
Birthplace Yunglang, Arra
Constituency #47
Member since 4 January NMR 2378

Politburo

The Politburo (Джунггангджу tr. Junggangju) is a 25-member body which includes the Politburo Standing Committee. Elected by the Central Committee, the Politburo handles party affairs in the absence of the Central Committee. The Politburo meets once every month.

Central Committee

The Central Committee (CC, Джунггангвеиянхои tr. Junggangveiyanhoi) is considered the highest decision-making organ in the Liberationist Party. The CC is elected by the National Party Congress every five years; in turn, it is responsible for electing the Politburo and managing party sectors. It can also remove members of the Politburo, including the Secretary-General, if they are found to have violated party rules.

The CC meets once every year in plenary sessions (plenums), where it may exercise its powers. However, it may hold additional sessions, called emergency sessions, to remove members of the Politburo.

National Party Congress

The National Party Congress (NPC, Кангуктанзехои tr. Kanguktanzehoi) meets every five years. Its 1,500 members are elected by grassroots party members. The NPC is responsible for electing the Central Committee, amending the party constitution and platform. Since the party's founding, 27 Congresses have been held.

Branches

Young Liberationists

Flag of the Young Liberationists

The Young Liberationists (YL, Чиннин Джикфанджуйидже) is the youth wing of the Liberationist Party. It was founded in NMR 2290 after the Liberationists took control of mainland Namor. When the Green Fever started in NMR 2305, the YL was replaced by the more aggressive Green Youth Organization (GYO), which played a key role in executing the Fever. Eventually, the party turned against the GYO and dissolved it, and the YL took its place.

The YL maintains an active presence in Namorese universities and high schools. Membership is voluntary; students who aspire to join the YL must show superb ideological conformity, academic excellence and active participation in social life, among other qualities. Typically, students must be at least 16 years old to join, although some students who are 14 or 15 years old are allowed to join if they exhibit exceptional qualities. Members must be involved with the organization until the age of 22, when they are offered party membership.

Activities of the YL include assisting the Liberationist Party in election campaigns, promoting Liberationist ideals and community service.

Mingling Chunvu is the current director of the YL.

The Liberator

The Liberator is the official newspaper of the Liberationist Party

The Liberator (Джикфанбо) is the official newspaper of the Liberationist Party. It is overseen by the Communications Sector of the Party Central Committee.

Traditionally, the Liberator acted as the mouthpiece of the party, but with the end of the Namorese single-party state, the focus of the newspaper has shifted from speaking for the party to reporting everyday news, political and non-political alike. Nowadays, the paper enjoys a high level of autonomy from the Party Central Committee and the Politburo, enhancing its editorial independence.

Political Positions

See Liberationism

The Liberationist Party considers Liberationism to be its official ideology, and regards the Twenty Treatises on Liberationism as the "core" of Liberationist ideology. Additionally, it recognizes the writings of Antelope Gelai and Kong Jo as supplements to Liberationism. Presently, the Liberationists' ideology has been described as socially liberal, socialist and nationalist.

Economic policy

The Liberationist Party endorses an economic system where major industries are nationalized while smaller industries are privately managed. It regards the debate between socialism and capitalism as a false dilemma, claiming that elements in both systems can be utilized to create an economy that benefits as many people as possible, as opposed to one that benefits one class instead of the other. Despite this, many analysts say the Liberationist Party is more market-friendly than it was in the years preceding Antelope Gelai's rise to power.

Although the Liberationists traditionally favor protectionist policies, its stance on free trade has shifted from being outright hostile to somewhat accepting. Under Antelope Yunglang, the Liberationists tried developing a self-sufficient economy; as such, foreign trade was generally shunned. Foreign trade increased exponentially in the NMR 2320s, resulting in Namor's first free trade agreement with Ainin. The agreement was controversial as some within the party viewed it as contradictory to the Liberationist concept of "economic independence," but Antelope Gelai tried to justify the agreement by reinterpreting "economic independence" as a state of economic prosperity rather than autarky.

The Liberationists have always supported expanding access to healthcare for Namorese citizens, although its approaches have varied over time. "Universal healthcare" was one of the stated aims of the New Revival Program in the NMR 2290s, in which the government built hundreds of hospitals. Under Liberationist rule, Namor's life expectancy increased while the mortality rate sank to an all-time low. In spite of this, affordability of healthcare remained an issue, especially in rural areas. In the NMR 2350s, the Liberationists joined the ruling Democratic Socialists in establishing the Common Medical Care System (CMCS), a program which allows subsidies for rural patients who seek medical treatment in local hospitals. During the NMR 2378 Popular Front primary, Liberationist candidate Antelope Shohai criticized a single-payer healthcare system as too costly and infeasible. Later, as President-General, Antelope expanded CMCS benefits to low-income individuals in urban areas. In NMR 2381, he expressed his intention to extend healthcare insurance to all low-income Namorese irrespective of geography.

While the Liberationists support environmental protection, it believes Namor should not be held up to the same standards as industrialized countries in protecting the environment due to its status as a developing economy. The party supported the Nari pipeline which would grant Namor access to Riroese tar sands while reducing Namorese reliance on Nautasian oil. After NMR 2378, the party adopted a more environmentalist stance and endorsed an eventual coal-free economy. In NMR 2381, the Liberationists joined the other Popular Front parties in sponsoring the Climate and Environmental Protection Act (CEPA).

Social policy

Liberationists tend to be more socially conservative than other leftist parties, although the party describes itself as socially liberal.

The party supports heavy punishments for the possession, sale, transport and cultivation of cannabis and other drugs it views as dangerous. Successive Liberationist leaders with the exception of Antelope Shohai have endorsed extending the death penalty to drug-related offenses. Since becoming Secretary-General, Antelope Shohai has called for "strict measures" to curb non-medical drug use without explicitly endorsing the death penalty.

On LGBT issues, the Liberationists favor the status quo where civil unions are recognized. It considers same-sex and heterosexual relations to be "separate but equal," believing that same-sex couples can enjoy the same rights as heterosexually married couples without changing the definition of marriage. But in NMR 2373, the party stated in its platform that it will support recognizing same-sex relations when the international community reaches a broad consensus on the definition of marriage.

The Liberationists are strictly secularist, believing that "a secular state must not only separate itself from religion, but also promote its interests above those of religion." Religious activities were restricted under Liberationist single-party rule. The government was especially wary of Lutheran Catholicism due to its Luziycan roots; for some time, it refused to recognize clergy members appointed by the Lutheran Catholic Church. In the NMR 2340s, Namor and the Lutheran Catholic Church agreed to a procedure of appointing the Patriarch of Gusev where the Church lists several candidates while Namo selects a Patriarch from that list. The procedure was used to appoint Patriarch Ivan III, and, after Ivan's death, Patriarch Joshua I.

Members of the Liberationist Party are prohibited from adhering to a religion or religious movement. This rule has been criticized by some Liberationists as exclusionary. As chairman, Antelope Txo reinterpreted the rule to allow agnostics to enter the party, arguing that agnostics' attitude towards religion does not constitute adherence to a religion and is therefore permissible within the party.

Foreign policy

The Liberationists support increased funding for the military to enhance its aerial and maritime capabilities. It favors Namor's membership in Cenba, like most other parties, but supports developing a thriving defense industry in order to reduce reliance on Aininian technology.

The party has a long tradition of supporting Namor's relations with developing countries. Some Liberationists have proposed a common market among developing countries to resist economic domination by developed countries. Under the administration of Antelope Shohai, Namor joined the International Forum for Developing States. The party has traditionally refrained from commenting on the internal affairs of developing countries, as it believes foreign powers should not dictate how a particular country is governed. But in recent years, the party has become increasingly critical of regimes in developing countries that refuse to embrace reforms or commit human rights abuses on a massive scale. Antelope Gelai criticized the People's Republic of Katranjiev (PRK) as deviationist in A Hard Look at Katranjian Liberationism. The 2017 Xiaodongese Protests and the Hurricane movement in Ankoren have prompted Antelope Shohai to question the notion that developing countries must disrespect certain rights to ensure their development.

Anti-Luziycan attitudes remain influential within the party. Historically, the Liberationists have viewed Luziyca as the world's leading imperialist power and a threat to Namor's security. After the Third Namo-Luziycan War, the Liberationist government refused to normalize relations with Luziyca unless Bethlehem fulfilled the Three Conditions. But after relations were normalized under the Wolf administration, the Liberationists softened their position. In NMR 2378, Antelope Shohai proposed maintaining stable relations with Luziyca based on Three Mutuals - "mutual benefit, mutual respect and mutual trust" - and presented his proposal as an alternative to Fu Wen's Luziyca policy, which was criticized by left-wing opposition groups as concessionary. Antelope has publicly disavowed Namo-Luziycan detente multiple times since taking office, although some commentators say detente has continued.

The Liberationists support the eventual reunification of Nantai with Namor. It believes Nantai's political status should be decided by all Namorese voters because Nantai is a territory of Namor. While it supports a peaceful resolution to the Nantai Question, it has never ruled out support of reunification by force if a peaceful solution is unattainable.

Election Performances

Presidential elections

Election Candidate Running mate Total votes Share of votes Outcome
NMR 2353 Chanin Chen Antelope Txo 187,912,623 30.8% Lost
NMR 2363 Antelope Txo Zang Hongmoi 92,349,330 21.1% Lost
NMR 2368 Vang Jun Gu Lai 48,514,075 10.7% Lost
NMR 2373 Antelope Shohai Yang Shinke 162,727,080 41.94% Lost
NMR 2378 Antelope Shohai Long Jiaoche 245,498,474 59.5% Won

Legislative elections

Election Total
elected seats
+/−
NMR 2335
1,784 / 2,549
Increase 255
NMR 2340
1,658 / 2,549
Decrease 126
NMR 2345
1,529 / 2,549
Decrease 129
NMR 2348
1,020 / 2,549
Decrease 509
NMR 2353
1,020 / 2,549
Steady 0
NMR 2358
765 / 2,549
Decrease 255
NMR 2363
637 / 2,549
Decrease 128
NMR 2368
382 / 2,549
Decrease 255
NMR 2373
385 / 2,549
Increase 3
NMR 2378
739 / 2,549
Increase 354