Many Iranians now use online tools such as VPNs to bypass government restrictions and have access to the web
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Here you will find the latest news on dictatorships around the world. Also see our section on the Political Dissidents who fight dictators around the world.
Vietnam is adding pressure on foreign internet firms to keep data on local users and be more
The Kremlin is worried as it tries to balance between keeping tight control over campaigning and avoiding voter apathy
Peru’s ex-president Alberto Fujimori was wheeled out of a Lima hospital late Thursday a free man following
Equatorial Guinea is ruled by Africa’s longest-serving president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who took power by overthrowing his
Afraid of VP Mnangagwa’s rising popularity, Mugabe fired the former as Vice President in early November 2016. This led to dramatic events of 13-24 November 2017 that saw Mugabe resigning.
The president of Equatorial Guinea said a war is being organised against his regime, days after a
Finally, Iran has acknowledged the series of protests sweeping through the country in the past few days
The deployment of 10,000 cyber warriors to fight online dissent in Vietnam adds a grim “new dimension”
Some of the world’s worst violators of media freedom are using Trump’s “fake news” refrain to justify press restrictions