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Digital Kingdom of Jerusalem
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| Digital Kingdom of Jerusalem|
Ad eundum quo nemo ante iit
Ut queant laxis (Saint John Anthem)
| Digital location, non physical|
|Capital city||Digital Jerusalem|
|Official religion(s)||No state religion.|
|Demonym||Digital Kingdom of Jerusalem|
| - Prime Minister
| - King
|Established||April 2, 2011|
|Area claimed||Digital in Internet|
|Time zone||UTC +1|
Digital Jerusalem, officially the Digital Kingdom of Jerusalem, is a micronation located within Internet. Digital Jerusalem was founded by Baldwin VI, the current Head of State and King of the micronation, on April 1, 2011 while in Spain.
Foundation and First Government
In April 2, 2011, a group of spanish and english citizens of Spain and Great Britain macrostates decided to create a micronation based on the values of democracy, freedom and equality in the law. Jerusalem micronation seeks to be an alternative model to the macrostates of Israel and Palestine, engaged in permanent war and religious conflicts, because Jerusalem don't have a official religion and is a democracy.
It was decided to create a micronation heir of the ancient Kingdom of Jerusalem, correcting the medieval times errors . Of the 5 candidates to the crown was chosen by the Haute Cour (Parliament of Jerusalem) the candidate Francis McGregor, the name chosen as Baldwin VI.
Baldwin VI wrote the declaration of independence of the Digital Kingdom of Jerusalem.
The first government
The King Baldwin VI called for elections and the citizens of Jerusalem chose the Conservative Party, with Jose García as its leader.
After the elections, Haute Coeur was distributed:
Conservative Party (60% of the vote): 240 seats Reform Party (40% of the vote): 160 seats
Power to diplomatic initiatives to Prime Minister
The Haute Coeur granted in May 1, 2011, the power to Prime Minister Jose Garcia to take diplomatic initiatives with other micronations, for a period of 15 days.
Political parties in Digital Jerusalem
Conservative Party: Wants to maintain the traditions and the monarchy, is economically liberal party, and defends the christian moral, orthodox catholics are considered.
Reform Party: Is a party with center-left trend. In their ranks are republicans, social democrats, liberals and centrists. It is economically social democratic and Keynesian.
The oldest religious institution of Digital Jerusalem is the Digital Orthodox Church of Jerusalem. Digital Jerusalem does not have official religion.
The King is the Head of State and make the Digital Jerusalem representation in official acts and in diplomacy. The King does not interfere on the legislative or judicial matters, as these are the responsibility of Haute Coeur.
Chosen by universal suffrage by the citizens of Digital Jerusalem. It proposes any elected politician, debate and votes the micronation laws.
The Haute Coeur appoints the judges of Digital Jerusalem, that are managers for justice.