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Islamic Democracy

Survey: Syrian Rebels Seek Islamic Democracy

USA Today | Oren Dorell | Posted 09.26.2012 | Religion

(RNS) Members of the Syrian opposition generally want a democratic government that protects the rights of minorities, though many also want a constitu...

The Islamic Roots of Democratic Rebellion and Liberty

Mustafa Akyol | Posted 11.01.2011 | Religion
Mustafa Akyol

Now, here is the key question for today: If Mawdudi and his followers synthesized Islam with totalitarianism, can others synthesize it with liberal democracy?

The United States and the Prospects for Democracy in Islamic Countries

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

Despite Western stereotypes to the contrary, Islamic countries have been at least as prone to large-scale nonviolent struggles as other societies.

Islam And Democracy: Can A Country Fully Embrace Both?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Vishal Arora Religion News Service MALE, Maldives (RNS) Can a nation that considers itself 100 percent Muslim also be a democracy without risking ...