Nelson Mandela Quote

Democracy is based on the majority principle. This is especially true in a country such as ours where the vast majority have been systematically denied their rights. At the same time, democracy also requires that the rights of political and other minorities be safeguarded.


Nelson Mandela: from freedom to the future : tributes and speeches (ed. Jonathan Ball Publishers, 2003)

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Democracy is based on the majority principle. This is especially true in a country such as ours where the vast majority have been systematically...

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Democracy is based on the majority principle. This is especially true in a country such as ours where the vast majority have been systematically...

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Democracy is based on the majority principle. This is especially true in a country such as ours where the vast majority have been systematically...

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Democracy is based on the majority principle. This is especially true in a country such as ours where the vast majority have been systematically...