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Tag Archives: democracy

Kuwait’s democracy fun to listen to, sad to experience

Ahmed Al-Jarallah Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times DEMOCRACY remains an impractical theoretical theme. The concept has undergone changes in the last 2,500 years. In principle, the …

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Kuwait gains … tops Gulf in democracy – 116 globally

A pink sunrise fills up the sky in Kuwait City. – Jassem Almotar-KUNA KUWAIT CITY, Jan 12: Kuwait ranked 116th globally and first among member …

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10 yr jail sentence upheld for Pro-Democracy campaigner in UAE

DUBAI: A court in the United Arab Emirates upheld on Monday a 10- year jail sentence against pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor for criticising the government …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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