'Democracy is not the law of the majority but the protection of the minority': Top quotes for International Day of Democracy 2020
From Gandhi to Lincoln to Camus, prominent personalities over the ages have extolled on the virtues of democracy while attempting to define it
International Day of Democracy 2020: Global leaders stress on 'need to listen', promote equality before law amid pandemic
With nations adopting emergency measures to address COVID-19 crisis, the UN calls on nations to uphold the rule of law, protect and respect international standards and basic principles of legality and the right to access justice, remedies and due process
In a message, the UN Secretary-General has also stated that well before COVID-19, frustration was rising and trust in public authorities was declining.
International Democracy Day: Mamata Banerjee says BJP rule a 'Super Emergency', calls on citizens to protect Constitution
The United Nations General Assembly had in 2007 resolved to observe 15 September every year as the International Day of Democracy