Dignity and Truth Platform Party

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Dignity and Truth Platform Party
Partidul Platforma Demnitate şi Adevăr
Abbreviation PPDA
Chairman Andrei Năstase[1]
Founded December 2015
Preceded by Force of the People Party
Headquarters Chişinău, Moldova
Ideology Populism
Political position Centre-right
European affiliation European People's Party (observer)[2]
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The Dignity and Truth Platform Party (Romanian: Partidul Platforma Demnitate şi Adevăr, PPDA) is a centre-right political party in Moldova, led by Andrei Năstase, a lawyer and former prosecutor. It established in December 2015 as a result of the long-term anti-government demonstrations. The party calls for a complete change of the current political class and reset of the political system. The Party became a Observer Member of the European People's Party in 2017


On 24 February 2015, an initiative group, consists of 14 persons (journalists, analytics, social activists) announced the creation of the civic movement called Dignity and Truth Platform. The purpose of this movement was to supervise the government activity. Since April Platform had organized many numerous meetings where people expressed their dissatisfaction with the government. After almost one year of the protests, the leaders of Platform had made decided to create a political party to be an alternative to the actual parties considered controlled by oligarchs.


The party leadership has expressed opposition to the "oligarchic mafia government" and to Vladimir Plahotniuc, considering him the head of this system. They support early elections to form authentic pro-EU reformist government.[3]

Criticism and controversies[edit]

Opponents of the movement accuse them of being a tool in the inter-oligarch struggle.[citation needed]


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