2 edition of Democracy on hold found in the catalog.
Democracy on hold
|Other titles||Rights violations in the April 2010 Sudan elections, Sudan, democracy on hold|
|Contributions||Human Rights Watch (Organization)|
|LC Classifications||JQ3981.A975 K37 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||2011291722|
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The term is derived from the Greek ‘demokratia,’ which was coined in the 5th century BCE to denote the political systems of.
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White, “one of the country’s great literary treasures” (New York Times), centered on the subject of freedom and democracy in America.“I am a member of a party of one, and I live in an age of fear.”.
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In a democracy, he argues, those who are expert at winning elections and nothing else will eventually dominate.If things continue in the same vein over the next 20 years, we risk ever further violence, alienation and frustration among Nigerians. While 20 years of democracy in Nigeria is a landmark, for this to be meaningful for Nigeria’s people, democracy needs to be about more than the check box exercise of holding elections.
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