Documents on Democracy

Issue Date July 2005
Volume 16
Issue 3
Page Numbers 181-86
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  • Excerpts from a joint statement to the Kyrgyz nation issued by Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko and Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on March 31.
  • Excerpts from the Madrid Agenda, adopted by the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism, and Security in Madrid on March 8-11.
  • Excerpts from a letter to Javier Solana, EU high representative for common foreign and security policy and José Manuel Barroso, president of the European Commission, issued by five hundred Chinese human rights and democracy activists in response to signs that the European Union would lift the arms embargo imposed on Beijing following the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.
  • Excerpts from the third UN Development Programme Arab Human Development Report, entitled Freedom in the Arab World, released on April 5 in Amman, Jordan.
  • Excerpts from a secret audio message recorded by Thich Quang Do, Buddhist monk and deputy leader of the outlawed Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam, for the annual session of the UN Commission on Human Rights, held March 14-April 22 in Geneva.