The slide away from democracy – » The Australian Independent Media Network

In 2004, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution that lays out seven ‘essential elements’ of democracy, including: • Separation and balance of power • Independence of the judiciary • A pluralistic system of political parties and organisations • Respect for the rule of law • Accountability and transparency • Free, independent and pluralistic media…

Source: The slide away from democracy – » The Australian Independent Media Network