Moscow and Beijing are suddenly confronted with far more powerful and persistent forces and systems than they could have imagined.
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.”
China strongly censors speech. With developments in technology, Chinese citizens are finding ways to circumvent these limitations.
Famed investor Bill Browder believes Putin and oligarchs have stolen a trillion USD from the Russia people since the Soviet Union collapsed.
China, like Russia, is locked in an authoritarian feedback loop exposed by its worst governance crisis since the Cultural Revolution.
Four journalists of student-run internet platform DOXA were recently condemned to prison by Russian authorities. CPJ released a statement.
Human rights activist Abdullah Al-Maliki is still being pursued by Qatari authorities for his peaceful and legal actions in human rights.
In the three decades that he has led his country, Isaias Afwerki has never faced an election. He isn’t shy in explaining why this is the case.
El Salvador’s state of emergency declaration highlights an alarming trend throughout the region where authoritarianism is on the rise.
The death of an 86-year-old lama named Tulku Dawa in Lhasa, Tibet, was recently revealed, despite China’s efforts to keep it hidden.
Online platforms in China are awash with Russian propaganda on the Ukraine conflict, Beijing’s attempt to stoke anti-Western feelings.