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Liberal Democracy 

A democratic government regime based on the recognition of individual rights and liberties.

(Consultation Commission on Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences. Glossary.


Equality and liberty constitute the regime principles of all liberal democracies. Citizens of a liberal democracy enjoy the rights of: projection of the private sphere; respect for minority rights; and the rule of law. 


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