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Greatest Political Prisoners

The world of politics is ruthless to the losers. Politicians, defeated by their components are haunted and then put in prisons. However, the most talented and charismatic of them manage to fond the ways to influence the political world even being in imprisonment.

Aung San Suu Kyi was kept under home arrest since 1990 but the reason for it was not an awful crime against humanity. This woman struggled desperately to bring democracy to her native Burma. However, she remained the leader of the National League of Democracy during the years of her imprisonment and continued to transfer the ideas of freedom and equality to the people of the country. Aung San Suu Kyi was released only in 2010 but she is still determined to continue her struggle for the democracy in Burma.

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To What Weird Results Democracy Can Lead

Democracy gives us the right to form different political parties and participate in elections if the principles of the election campaign do not contradict the base human rights and liberties. However, some political parties can cause only shock and surprise the voters by their weirdness. It is even more surprising that some of these parties even gain considerable support and enter the parliament.

For example, in Sweden still exists the Donald Duck Party which is presented by its only member and founder Bosse Person. This Party reached the top of its popularity in 1991 when it gained 1335 voices of the voters. The provisions of the political program of the Donald Duck Party are as weird as its title – free liquor, wider pavements and higher curbs to prevent the car owners from parking in the pedestrian zone.

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