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Pirates of Galicia
Piratas de Galicia
Founded26 December 2011
HeadquartersSantiago de Compostela
IdeologyPirate politics
Freedom of Information
Privacy protection
Intellectual property reform
Transparency of government
Direct democracy
National affiliationPirate Party (Spain)
International affiliationPirate Parties International
Website
PiratasDeGalicia.org

Pirates of Galicia (Galician: Piratas de Galicia, PIRATA.GAL), is a political party in Galicia, Spain. It inherits the ideology from Pirate Party of Sweden, that seeks the reform of intellectual property and patent laws, the inclusion of direct democracy in the political system and the defense of Human Rights within and outside the Internet.[1]

History

The party was founded in December 26, 2011 and it is officially admitted in the Register of Political Parties of the Ministry of Interior of Spain on January 26, 2012.[2]

They ran elections for the first time on October 21, 2012 to the Galician Parliament in the provinces of Ourense and Pontevedra. The results were 336 votes in Ourense (0,18% over participation) and 1215 in Pontevedra (0,24% over participation).[3]

References

  1. ^ "Bylaws of Pirates de Galicia" (in Galician). Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  2. ^ "Record of Piratas de Galicia as an official political party in the Ministry of Interior of Spain" (in Spanish).
  3. ^ "Official Minutes Galicia: results of 2012 elections to the Galician Parliament" (in Galician).