A former high-ranking judge in Cuba joined an anti-government activist in revealing classified information showing the Cuban regime’s arbitrary detentions.
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.”
Can contemporary authoritarians be compared to 20th-century dictators? Not exactly, given incoherent ideology, mass violence and weak personality cult.
Using force to achieve the democratic ends behind regime change often makes things worse, argues Benjamin Denison, postdoctoral fellow at Tufts University.
Government by consent; equal justice under law; separation of church and state: these are the democratic principles under assault in much of the rest of the world.
Latest World Politics Review details how Russia and China are sowing division and gaining influence in Czech politics using “sharp power”.
Zimbabwe’s President, Emmerson Mnangagwa told angry Zimbabweans Friday to “eat vegetables and not meat” when they protested the dire economic situation.
DW reported detention and disappearance of dozen or more lawyers and activists in final days of 2019 as part of Chinese government’s end of year crack-down.
Schadenfreudian pundits emphasise that democracy is moribund but key experts say it may be more resilient than we think and must face a period of recession.
Jong Lee, Senior Fellow at the South Korean East Asia Institute has outlined four challenges likely to affect democracy across the world in 2020.
There is a conflation of honeymoon and change in post-Biya predictions. The caste State also says why ceteris paribus such change is unlikely in Cameroon.