Documents on Democracy

Issue Date October 2006
Volume 17
Issue 4
Page Numbers 181-85
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  • A June 2006 letter from jailed Egyptian politician Ayman Nour, who was sentenced to five years in prison in December 2005 on forgery charges widely viewed as spurious.
  • Excerpts from Timorese leader José Ramos Horta’s acceptance speech, following his swearing in as prime minister of Timor-Leste on July 10.
  • Excerpts from Chilean president Michelle Bachelet’s inaugural address on March 11.
  • Excerpts from a summit declaration entitled “Promoting Peace, Human Rights and Democracy Worldwide,” issued by President George W. Bush and leaders of the European Union on June 21.