Morocco’s rendez vous with democratic reform: an appraisal

10 October 2011
Tayuh Ngenge
International IDEA
By Tayuh Ngenge In the preceding nine months, a revolutionary wind of change has engulfed North Africa and the Middle East. It brought with it unprecedented consequences on the long established political regimes of the region. In Tunisia, where the Arab Spring – as the phenomenon has been called – ...
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V.T.Thamilmaran 10 October 2011
<p>Although the inclusive approach is commendable, the guarantee of ownership of political power remaining with the people should be declared somewhere. It is much encouraging to see the significance attached to gender equality. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Dissolving the elected legislature of reshuffling the cabinet at whim and fancies of some individuals should be avoided if people are to remain sovereign. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Any arrangements of Bill of Rights or some entrenched clauses that guarantee the supremacy of the Constitution (particularly, relating to power-sharing with the local units)&nbsp;? What would be the status of major International Human Rights instruments in the national court of law?</p> <p>Some of these are the concerns of persons like me who believe in democracy and human rights. </p> <p>V.T.Thamilmaran</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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