Remittances provide a lifeline for recipients but endanger dictatorial regimes. A new study by Abel Escribà-Folch, Joseph Wright,
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.”
‘Don’t shut them up: Free victims of arbitrary detention now’, calls on Cameroonian authorities to release people arrested for protesting.
In Africa, authoritarianism is still a prominent component of politics. Autocrats on the continent are able to cycle in and out of power.
The coup in Sudan has prompted fresh fears about the country’s future as even old conflicts, such as in Darfur Province, are resurfacing.
As mass protests grow, autocrats are on the defensive – but democracy’s destiny depends on leaders delivering [concrete] results.
The upheaval in Kazakhstan…offers larger lessons about autocracies writ large and the notion of democracy vs. autocracy.
Myanmar’s opposition has harshly criticized the leader of Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen, for attempting to legitimize the ruling junta.
After Russia sending troops to Kazakhstan to help quell dissent, Belarus is jailing its own citizens for supporting the protests.
African dictators like Yoweri Museveni of Uganda are suspected of consolidating their power by creating false social media accounts.
Security forces in the Central Asian state of Kazakhstan say they have killed dozens of anti-government rioters in the main city, Almaty.