Freedom Movement (Slovenia)

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The Freedom Movement (Slovene: Gibanje Svoboda, GS), formerly known as the Green Actions Party (Slovene: Stranka zelenih dejanj, Z.DEJ), is a green-liberal political party in Slovenia. Its founding congress took place on 8 May 2021.[1] It was founded by Jure Leben.[2]

In January 2022, the party was taken over by Robert Golob who also changed the name to Freedom Movement.[3] The party defeated the Slovenian Democratic Party and its three-term prime minister Janez Janša in April 2022 elections.[4]

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  1. "Leben napoveduje novo Stranko zelenih dejanj". (in Slovenian). Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  2. Uredništvo (11 January 2021). "Jure Leben napovedal novo zeleno stranko". Domovina (in Slovenian). Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  3. "Robert Golob s stranko Gibanje Svoboda". Dnevnik (in Slovenian). Retrieved 25 April 2022.
  4. Lihtenvalner, Katja (25 April 2022). "Slovenia's populist PM loses election to environmentalist party". Reuters. CNN.