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What does Islam say about democracy?

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Is there anything in Islam that contradicts democracy?
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Democracy is distinguished from theocracy where the divine is marginalised - Islam does not see such marginalisation in its political system.

Likewise sovereignty is not with people to legislate right/wrong according to majoritarian principles - Qur'an/Sunnah is the source of right/wrong and ijtihad is the principle of extraction.

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