Chadian President Idriss Deby has died on the frontline. Elected for a 6th term April 11, Deby was wounded in combat with rebels.
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 a growing number of African countries, there are attempts to perpetuate the power of long-dominant families.
The death of Sidiki Abbas of the 3R, one of the most violent warlords in the Central African Republic, was announced earlier this month.
Most new democracies have vestiges of the old authoritarian regimes, such as successor parties, constitutions, and subnational enclaves.
Tanzania’s 2020 election was a watershed moment. The ruling party rigged the elections on a large scale as part of an oppressive campaign.
As the U.S. and others threatened sanctions, Somalia’s president defiantly signed a law extending his and his government’s tenure.
When a dictatorial partner in the war on terror like Chad stages another controversial election, Western democracies turn a blind eye.
Uganda’s 2021 electoral context has seen a brutal election crackdown. Some have been arrested, others tortured in state gulags.
Idriss Deby of Chad is set to extend his over 30 year rule and dictatorship following the presidential election of April 11, 2021.
The coup in Myanmar reflects autocracy’s rise in southeast Asia. It showcases how the region has been sliding back into autocracy.