- Excerpts from remarks made on March 11 by Xu Youyu, a Charter 08 signatory, as he accepted the People in Need foundation’s annual Homo Homini Award on behalf of imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, a leading figure behind Charter 08.
- Portions of the African Union’s March 20 decision on the forced resignation of Madagascar’s President Ravalomanana by military leaders who then conferred power on opposition leader Andry Rajoelina.
- Excerpts from the June 1 inauguration speech of new El Salvadoran president Mauricio Funes of the FMLN, the country’s first leftist president.
- ASEAN’s May 19 statement condemning Burma’s (Myanmar’s) treatment of Aung San Suu Kyi after an uninvited American swam across a lake and entered her house.
Documents on Democracy
Issue Date July 2009
Page Numbers 180-182