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Tag Archives: democracy

A crisis of democracy

Kuwaiti democracy was initiated in 1962 when our people elected the constitutional Assembly and then the enactment of the Constitution. Kuwait’s population then was small. There were 161,000 Kuwaitis out of 262,000 people in the country. Those who were eligible to vote might have not been more than 20,000. There …

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Dear Saadoun, patriotism protects Kuwait, not democracy

EVERY citizen has right to express his/her opinion on national issues and Ahmad Al-Saadoun, who recently expressed his views explicitly on the Al-Jazeera Channel is not the exception. However, he erred during the interview when he said democracy is the security of Kuwait because of which the country was protected …

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Kuwait democracy ‘active’, says Letta

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20, (KUNA): Italian former prime minister Enrico Letta described democracy in Kuwait as being “active.” Letta made this remark on Wednesday to the press following a lecture he delivered at Saud Al-Nasser Al-Sabah diplomatic center. Letta expressed hope that the upcoming parliamentary election will run smoothly and …

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How long will this democracy of laxity, obscenity be allowed?

ARE Arabs immune from democracy? Whenever democracy enters an Arab country, why does it turn its political forces into hell that destroys its institutions and leads to deterioration of values, gearing towards insults and accusations? In fact, it sparks civil wars. Throughout the past decades, Arab countries have been unable …

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Children must be taught human, democratic values at early age

KUWAIT CITY, April 25, (KUNA): National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim said on Monday that Democratic and human values should be taught to children since early years. Al-Ghanim said at the opening of the 3rd round of Student Parliament that “Today’s session is a step in this direction.” The top …

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Kuwait improves transparency … steady on freedom

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27, (RTRS): Kuwait improved its ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 as it landed on the 55th spot compared to 67th in 2014 with a score of 49 compared to the previous year’s 44, according to the report published by Transparency International Wednesday. Global watchdog Transparency …

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‘Democracy practiced on solid grounds in Kuwait’

RABAT, Nov 24, (KUNA): Democracy in Kuwait is practiced on solid grounds due to transparency distinguishing relationship between MPs and citizens, said visiting Kuwaiti legislator Dr Odah Al-Ruwaiee on Tuesday. Kuwait National Assembly is one of parliaments in the world with real representation of people, elected in free elections, said …

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Speaker touts path of constitutional democracy – Kuwait seeks to lift its int’l rating in combating intellectual crimes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10, (KUNA): The era of the constitution in Kuwait is no longer a transitory national experience but a complete way of life, said National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim on Tuesday. Year after year Kuwaitis have stuck to the sanctity of the nation’s constitution, seeing in it a …

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