Brazil is a country whose citizenry rarely enjoy good governance. They were doing well in recent years despite the fact their politicians seemed to be regularly impeached, locked up or otherwise disgraced.
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.”
In the 60-plus years since the countries of sub-Saharan Africa started becoming independent, democracy there has advanced unevenly.
Third wave” of autocratization which first gained momentum in mid 1990’s has developed across the world, annual report of the V-Dem Project.
Gross violations of human rights in connection to the 1989 massacre and to the consistent pattern of suppression of citizens’ attempts to seek justice.
A prominent Uighur writer, who had been held at an internment camp in China’s Xinjiang region, has died inside the camp, his family members told VOA.
Today neither social nor mainstream media in Kazakhstan were reporting on orderly presidential elections rather reporting about protests during the election.
A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of locations where North Korea allegedly carried out public executions as a way to intimidate citizens.
Polls have closed in Kazakhstan where police detained hundreds of protesters and several journalists as the country held a snap presidential election.
Pictures released from Iranian cabinet ministers’ meetings with the nation’s supreme leader, Khamenei often show little-known men in the back rows.
In democracies and authoritarian states alike, leaders intent on consolidating power are finding new ways to repress independent journalism.