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the action of making something democratic

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It's clear that Egypt and other Arab Spring nations were unprepared for democratic reforms after decades of autocratic rule and political oppression, and cynics argue the Middle East is incapable of sustained democratic reform.
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday commemorated the 23rd anniversary of the bloody crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, by calling on authorities in China to respect human rights and carry out democratic reforms.
Democratic reform is of the utmost importance because it is about how Canadians are represented in our democratic institutions.
Summary: Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Morocco Sunday to push for democratic reforms despite the approval of a new constitution that curbs the near absolute powers of King Mohammad VI.
Former Brazilian president for democratic reforms in UN
Democratic reform in Africa; its impact on governance & poverty alleviation.
ROMAN Catholic bishops in Zimbabwe marked Easter with an unprecedented message to President Robert Mugabe to end oppression and leave office through democratic reform or face a mass revolt.
Musharraf, Haqqani writes, used "the MMA as his primary opposition to create the illusion that radical Islamist groups were gaining power through democratic means, thus minimizing the prospect that the international community--especially the United States while Pakistan offers support in the war against al Qaeda--would press for democratic reform.
These very same majorities want the West to condition its relationship with Russia on a commitment by Moscow's leaders to democratic reform.
The Palestinian Authority must advance democratic reform and it must dismantle all terrorist networks in its society.
PITTSBURGH, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers for Citizens for Democratic Reform (CDR) are finishing a sprint toward tomorrow's vote on Allegheny Row Office Reform.
Speaking ahead of an EU summit at which leaders are to decide whether to start membership talks, Neena Gill said the prospect had been a motive for democratic reform in Turkey.
Out-going European Commissioner Neil Kinnock has pledged to use his new position as a member of the House of Lords to campaign for democratic reform.
1989: Demonstrators across China call for democratic reform and protest government corruption.
Those arrested numbered 75, including 13 journalists, 20 organizers of a movement for democratic reform named after Father Varela, and other dissidents and human rights activists.
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