why do we need rights in a democracy?

It is the other way round. For our rights, we need democracy. Because democracy will give the atmosphere for the full exercise of our rights.

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 deocracy itself revolves around the word "RIGHTS". If there's no rights , it cant be called as a democracy.rights are needed for an individual to contribute to society and live a life of a true citizen. these rights will help to protect the freedom of the citizen even if the government or the governing leaders keep changing.

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  • Democracy promotes prosperity, economic growth and poverty reduction.
  • Democracy promotes peace (internally and externally).
  • Democracy leads to better political decisions.
  • Democracy leads to less repression and more respect for human rights.
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