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Steve Zara's Avatar Jump to comment 5 by Steve Zara

Being generally ignorant of political history and political theory, I would be fascinated to know if there are established principles of human rights that could apply to a situation where the majority vote for an oppressive religious or dictatorial government? What happens when democracy conflicts with human rights? How do we define who is right, and who has rights in such a situation?

Mon, 23 Jan 2012 02:15:13 UTC | #910831