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Wednesday, 04 August, 2021, 11:24 GMT
Pakistan: Days of mischief against democracy over, hopes Raja:
The PPP-led federal coalition bid a historic farewell as Pakistan’s first elected government to complete its parliamentary term, with Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf voicing his confidence that it would mark the end of a “sinister chapter” in the country’s history of ambushes on democracy.
Young Arabs study democracy in Bundestag
Young Arab men and women with an interest in promoting democracy in their homelands are spending a month as guests of the German parliament in Berlin.
Police withdraws partial ban on demonstration against Bush
The Metropolitan Police have withdrawn a ban preventing demonstrators from assembling in Parliament Square. However, the ban still stands on Whitehall and the Horse Guard’s Avenue during President George Bush’s visit to the UK this weekend.
Are Western democracies really democratic?
The public in Spain, Italy, the United States, as well as in many other European countries, stood firmly against the war. Yet their "democratically elected" governments went to war.
What Really Happened
As most of you have probably heard, I was arrested before the State of the Union Address tonight.
Is democracy empowering Islamists?
Palestinian voters availed themselves of the time- honored democratic right to "throw the bums out" in their first legislative elections in a decade Wednesday - exactly the kind of action implicit in President Bush's push for democracy in the Middle East.