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  • Democracy Service Medal Presentation to the Dalai Lama
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    Democracy Service Medal Presentation to the Dalai Lama

    The National Endowment for Democracy presented the Dalai Lama with the Democracy Service Medal in recognition of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s commitment to advancing the principles of democracy and human…

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  • Political and Human Rights in Russia
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    Political and Human Rights in Russia

    Ms. Bonner and others spoke about human rights policies in Russia, concentrating on actions in the region of Chechnya. Translation into English was performed by an interpreter.

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  • New Arab Social Contract in the Middle East
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    New Arab Social Contract in the Middle East

    The panelists talked about how the Persian Gulf war has brought the possibility and idea of democracy to the forefront. Mr. Dessouki called the war “a culmination of human drama.” The war…

    66 views
  • Surviving Dictatorship
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    Surviving Dictatorship

    The panelists reminded the audience that although there has been a wave of democratic reform in the world, there are still countries ruled by dictators. Democratic activists in these…

    97 views
  • The Transition in Eastern and Central Europe
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    The Transition in Eastern and Central Europe

    The panelists discussed the transition from communism to democracy in Eastern and Central Europe. Mr. Gershman described the situation as an unfinished revolution. Democratic gains may be more…

    149 views
  • Consolidating Democracy in Latin America
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    Consolidating Democracy in Latin America

    The panelists discussed the dramatic events that have been taking place to bring democracy to Latin America. Despite the attention the end of the Cold War and the Persian Gulf has received,…

    223 views
  • Soviet Political Reform
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    Soviet Political Reform

    Mr. Zaslavsky discussed political reforms in the U.S.S.R. and what he calls the end of perestroika.

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  • Demo Revolution in E Europe  Soviet Union
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    Demo. Revolution in E. Europe & Soviet Union

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