A U.N. watchdog group is demanding an end to the widespread practice of torture and other cruel punishments in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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.”
North Korea’s cash-strapped economy is under crippling international sanctions, it means traditional elite, rising merchant class may be feeling pinched
20 years ago, Srdja Popovic was part of a revolution — literally. He was a founding member of the Otpor! movement that ousted Serbia Slobodan Milsovic from power in 1999.
Afrobarometer’s most recent pan-African survey says Africans “see their individual freedoms diminishing, and willing to give liberties for security.
Numbers living under autocratic systems have risen to 1990 levels, no time to sound democracy’s death knell, writes a major international research project.
In the Chinese Communist Party’s drive to erase markers of Uyghur identity, the Uyghur language is a target because it is a Turkic language.
Following the announcement by Sudan’s Public Prosecutor that he will charge former president Omar al-Bashir with the recent killing of protestors.
In a dozen countries across Africa, governments have put laws that “improperly constrain” nongovernmental organizations and imperil civil society.
Cameroonian PM Dion Ngute visited the crisis-prone English-speaking region, prompting protests from 200 women who demanded an end to the violence there.
Human Rights Watch got their hands on an app used by Chinese authorities in the western Xinjiang region to track and categorize the entire local population.