Belarus has continued its repression of pro-democracy protests. Some 17 journalists covering the protests have seen their accreditations revoked.
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.”
Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, UK and USA have urged the Zimbabwean Government to stop repression and corruption.
Although suspected of being involved, the Russian government has launched a probe into the alleged poisoning of prominent politician Alexei Navalny.
Rising Zimbabwean political satirist has critiqued the government of Mnangagwa. This comes as the regime is cracking down on growing dissent.
Alexander Lukashenko has been the President of Belarus since 1994. The political opposition has stepped up protests for his resignation.
Belarus has witnessed pro-democracy protests directed at its dictator, Alexander Lukashenko. Theater director Pavel Latushko was dismissed in repression.
Zimbabwe has become more unstable since Mnanagwa’s violent ascendancy. South Africa that sent envoys this week advocates an African solution to the crisis.
Authoritarian governments have used the coronavirus pandemic to widen powers. However, COVID-19 has also exposed the weaknesses of these regimes.
Zimbabwe’s government has grown more corrupt and repressive since 2017 but Mnangagwa decried ‘divisive falsehoods’ over recent rights abuse claims.
Human rights abuses in Zimbabwe are worsening. South Africa’s opposition leader, Julius Malema, and others have urged President Mnangagwa’s regime to stop the violations.