Authoritarian leaders rule by undermining controls to unlimited government. One way they do this is by subverting constitutional constraints.
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.”
A coalition of rights-oriented groups says the South Korean government should re-engage on promoting accountability for human rights abuses in North Korea.
At least 10 members of Zimbawe’s leading opposition party arrested Saturdary to appear in court Monday March 3, facing charges of promoting public violence.
Journalist Erick Kabendera, who was jailed last year after he criticized President Magufuli. A judge has ordered his release
The push for democracy during the Arab Spring failed in Egypt. This was ultimately because of the groundwork laid down by the Hosni Mubarak’s regime.
In complicity with armed ethnic Fulani, Government forces massacred several villagers in an Anglophone village in Cameroon, Human Rights Watch reports.
There is agreement that populism is bad for democracy. Full democracies should learn from liberals fighting the good fight in less stable democracies.
Iranians voted for a new parliament Friday. Hard-line factions are set to win the polls. This could cripple the more moderate president, Hassan Rouhani.
Military interventions were receding in Latin America. Their resurgence raises worries as to how they may impact democracy on the continent.
It’s two years since the coup that brought him to power but nothing shows that Mnangagwa’s reforms will see the day of light. The army is still in control.