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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.”
Cambodia is arresting people for expressing concerns about COVID-19’s impact in Cambodia and claiming they are spreading so-called “fake news”.
Authoritarians have instead taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to pursuing the suppression of freedoms outside the scope of public health.
Tamara Suju says much is known about Cuba’s infiltration of Venezuela, little on the repression, intelligence training it gives to Venezuelan operatives.
Expert suggests how a country treats its population, what ideology motivates it, and its approach to the outside world as criteria for dealing with it.
The way the spread of the Corona virus was managed by China is why experts say China needs a more open, democratic, and trustworthy political system.
State Department’s 2019 Country Human Rights Report shows deterioration in respect for human rights globally but, Iran, China and Venezuela in particular.
Authoritarian leaders rule by undermining controls to unlimited government. One way they do this is by subverting constitutional constraints.
A coalition of rights-oriented groups says the South Korean government should re-engage on promoting accountability for human rights abuses in North Korea.
At least 10 members of Zimbawe’s leading opposition party arrested Saturdary to appear in court Monday March 3, facing charges of promoting public violence.