Documents on Democracy, October 2009

Issue Date October 2009
Volume 20
Issue 4
Page Numbers 178-182
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  • Excerpts from a June 20 statement (Farsi, English) issued by Iranian opposition candidate Mir Hosein Musavi after the release of the official results of Iran's disputed June 12 presidential election led to protests throughout the country.
  • Excerpts from the Organization of American States' resolution suspending Honduras from the organization in the aftermath of the June 28 military coup that deposed President José Manuel Zelaya, and portions of a June 29 statement on the situation issued by the Latin American and Caribbean Network for Democracy.  
  • Selections from UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon's message to the fifth ministerial conference of the Community of Democracies, held in Lisbon on July 11–12.
  • Portions of a June 9 speech in the Lok Sabha given by newly re-elected Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh.