China has launched the 70th anniversary of the “liberation” of Tibet. Its envoys claim China aims to “liberate” Tibetan believers.
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 recent months Belarusians have steadily asked Alexander Lukashenko to leave office. Their popular movement demonstrates how democratic renewal is done.
To address the political crisis after Lansana Conté, Guine adopted presidential term limits. Yet President Condé sought a third term in Sunday’s polls.
Increasing repression on journalists has “chilled” the media in Egypt. There are concerns over the recent arrest of the brother of a prominent journalist.
During the Covid outbreak might have moved the post-pandemic order closer to the authoritarian end, according to a new analysis.
Views of China have grown more negative in recent years across many advanced economies, and unfavorable opinion has soared over the past year, survey shows.
Cuban journalist Camila Acosta has learned from experience the tools in Cuba’s repressive play book. She has endured multiple instances of targeted abuse.
In a new low, Zimbabwe’s wants to make it a criminal offence for citizens to hold meetings with foreign governments without state approval.
China is taking a deep dive to global domination. However, its ideological rivals, the Western democracies, are somewhat blind to Beijing’s global ambition.
China has ramped up repression of democracy protests in Hong Kong and of ethnic Uighurs. Western powers Friday called on China to stop these policies.