The Zimbabwean government has pursued its crackdown on the opposition. Police on Monday arrested lawyer for MDC Alliance party spokesperson.
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.”
Myanmar continues to oppress the Rohingya Muslim, arresting members of the group just for traveling on grounds of COVID-19 restrictions.
Over the last few decades, authoritarianism has gained more ground worldwide. Key expert argues that to face this threat democrats must craft a new agenda.
A Chinese citizen journalist was jailed for four years for her livestream reporting from Wuhan as the Covid-19 outbreak unfurled.
African states continue to record some of the fastest growth rates globally. But despite these economic strides, authoritarianism persists.
Uganda, known to be an authoritarian state, has issued a new directive that aims to scrutinize journalists working for foreign media.
Xi Jinping of China has embarked on neo-Stalinism. Experts argue that while it pursues totalitarianism it could also hasten China’s democratization.
France is set to receive President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt December 7. President Al-Sisi has a track record of undemocratic governance.
Russia has long asserted dominance over neighbours. The election of pro-Western Maia Sandu as Moldova’s next president shows it is losing this grip.
Digital platforms’ concentrated financial and political control is like a stacked weapon sitting on a table, open indeed to ill-intentioned people.