2022 witnessed an increase in violence against journalists, especially in Russia, with many losing their lives for doing their job.
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.”
Two high school students have been put to death by the North Korean government for watching American and South Korean films.
More than three months into anti-state protests across Iran that state security forces have been unable to crush despite the use of lethal force.
China’s vast security apparatus has moved swiftly to smother mass protests that swept the country, with police patrolling streets.
Chinese protesters calling for the removal of COVID-19 restrictions have resorted to playing cat-and-mouse on the internet with authorities.
Iranian security forces have arrested popular football player Voria Ghafouri on charges of “tarnishing the reputation of the national team”.
Protesters pushed to the brink by China’s strict COVID measures in Shanghai called for the removal of the country’s all-powerful leader.
In sham elections on November 6th the ruling party Sandinista National Liberation Front won 153 out of 153 municipalities.
Egyptian authorities reportedly detained hundreds of people in a nationwide crackdown following calls for anti-government protests.
Protest over a woman’s death over hijab rule spread have persisted in Iran since September. Doctors have joined in the demonstrations.