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Syria’s Referendum: A Turn towards Democracy, or Just Lip Service?

Syria’s Referendum: A Turn towards Democracy, or Just Lip Service?

 By: Aditi Annapurna On Sunday, the 26th of February, 2012, Syria held a reasonably-democratic referendum amidst the bloody chaos that the country has been encountering almost every day for the past few months. The referendum was conducted to gauge public opinion on reforming the Syrian Constitution. The next day, the government declared the results of [...]