Equatorial Guinea’s Vice President, Obiang Mangue was over the weekend detained in Brazil by federal police and revenue authorities for possession of well over $50 million.
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.”
Reports of mass detentions of ethnic Uighurs and other ethnic Muslims in China’s far western region have sparked a growing international outcry.
Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, who came to power in June, has made removing Franco’s remains from the monument one of his priorities.
Coming amidst the recent backdrop of troubles in the country, Museveni’s strongly worded warning is one of the more revealing moments that we’ve seen of how he avoids isolation.
Trump administration Tuesday expressed concern over China’s “worsening crackdown” on minority Muslims in Xinjiang region, considering sanctions in reprisal.
When all is said and done, a concerted effort by the African Union can have some real impact. Cooperation towards international isolation, the freezing of assets, travel bans and embargos may be the only way forward.
Grave concern over reports of Ugandan security forces abuses and excessive force against lawmakers and journalists, State Department official said Monday.
33 years. That is how long Hun Sen been in power. Longevity in power is not unique to Africa. Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen’s longevity in power, enforced dictatorially, is a case in point.
Authorities are ratcheting up pressure on unregistered religious establishments with the intent of shutting down at least two-thirds of Christian churches.
The U.N. human rights office accuses police in the Democratic Republic of Congo of violently breaking up peaceful protests ahead of the election campaign.