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DEMOCRACY, government. That form of government in which the sovereign power is exercised by the people in a body, as was the practice in some of the states of Ancient Greece; the term representative democracy has been given to a republican government like that of the United States.

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Tahira Aurangzeb said that it was good omen that Senate elections was completed in a democratic system and conducted in time.
BEIRUT: The Interior Ministry is ready for spring's parliamentary elections, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk announced Tuesday, affirming the importance of the elections in protecting Lebanon's democratic system.
In an exclusive interaction with senior journalists, columnists, anchor persons and analysts at the Parliament House, Rabbani opined that strong resilience and support on the part of the parliament, the people and the political stakeholders would help avert derailment of the democratic system.
He opined that strong resilience and support on the part of parliament, people and political stakeholders would help avert derailment of democratic system.
He said some elements are trying to de-rail the democratic system but they will not be able to succeed in their objectives.
The national institutions should work under constitutional domain as it was imperative for strengthening democratic system in the country, he said.
In our democratic system of government parliament is sovereign.
He said that the solution to prevention of corruption lies in continuation and stability of democratic system.
He said that the fair trial of Musharraf, who broke the laws and Constitution, would only help strengthen democratic system in Pakistan.
He pointed out that through his meetings with civil society organizations and human rights defenders found that "many are trying to pressure the government in order to continue the process of reform and push democracy forward," noting, "We in the United States went through this stage 230 years ago and pass the same stages since we got our independence and are always trying to improve and develop the democratic system in the United States and though we see until now some U.
That is why Hearts back the proposal to amend the SPL voting structure to a more democratic system.
Everyone these days speaks about the necessity for a democratic system in post Gaddafi Libya.

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