There is now more to internet shutdown as governments around the world grow more savvy in stifling info flow. They now ask ISPs to slow down connectivity.
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.”
Budapest’s response to coronavirus… has been to suspend parliament and give [Premier] Viktor Orbán open-ended powers to rule by decree, Democracy Digest.
Friday marks two months since Tofiq Yagublu, one of Azerbaijan’s top political opposition figures, was thrown behind bars for his activism, HRW.
Is there a link between political systems and the effectiveness of crisis response? A new perspective shows why democracies are better at managing crises.
“…disinformation is not only corrosive to open societies, which depend on collective trust in facts, but also takes a subtler toll on the perpetrator…”
HRW has asked Uganda’s Public Prosecutions Director to release of homeless youth arrested on grounds of breaking COVID-19 lockdown laws.
There is still a “sort of love of liberalism all over the world, even in places like Russia and China…It is obviously there in Hong Kong”, expert.
The rest of the world has asked China for coronavirus compensation. While this is happening, China is clamping down on voices at home seeking answers.
Coronavirus: “everyone – the US government, the WHO, journalists, public health officials, and others – should have known better than to trust Beijing’s claims”.
Autocrats have transformed the coronavirus pandemic into an opportunity to further restrict freedoms. But they also feel the strain.