One of the NLF’s major principles was:

… to exercise a political, cultural and social struggle, to comprise all the inhabitants in the framework of a progressive society which would live on political and social justice., …and would necessarily bring the end of feudalism, monopolism and particularism [of the prerogatives given to] descent [of] tribalism and primitivism and the signs of the ancient past…to save the Arab people from the reality of conquest, reaction, divisions and politiral and economic exploitation…and the ameliorated society we would strive to become, would pursue socialist basics in economics, the division of wealth, just democracy in law and politics…freedom of individual and society, social welfare for all and the raising of living standards 1