President Putin has signed legislation enabling Russian authorities to block websites and punishment for “fake news” and material deemed insulting .
Dictatorships articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here you will find our latest news on dictatorships around the world. These articles attempt to shine a light on the ridiculous, bizarre, and inhumane ramifications that result from organizing human societies without consent of the humans. The worst abuses of dictatorships will be covered here as well as their most outrageous behavior. Also see our section on the Political Dissidents who struggle against dictatorships across the world.
“From the errors of other nations, let us learn wisdom.”
Algeria’s Bouteflika defies pressure to step down immediately insisting to elect successor only after national conference and approval of new constitution.
China has released a lengthy white paper that seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in the western region of Xinjiang.
Egypt’s top media regulator tightens restrictions on social media accounts with over 5,000 followers if they are deemed a threat to national security.
Kazakhstans soviet era dictator Nursultan Nazaraev, who has ruled for the last 30 years, announced his resignation today which for many was a shock.
Hundreds of thousands of people crammed into central Algiers on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, in the biggest protests against Bouteflika’s 20-year rule.
Rights groups are voicing concerns about Sudan’s crackdown on anti-government protests, which have been sweeping the African nation since last December.
More democracies than ever before are in decline amounting to a third wave of autocratization according new scientific study by V-Dem researchers.
Ahead of a vote in Russia’s Federation Council on legislation dramatically increasing fines for online publication of alleged “fake news” and online speech .
Chinese authorities said Tuesday that Muslim internment camps of Xinjiang will “gradually disappear” if a time arises when “society does’t need them.”