Numbers living under autocratic systems have risen to 1990 levels, no time to sound democracy’s death knell, writes a major international research project.
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.”
In the Chinese Communist Party’s drive to erase markers of Uyghur identity, the Uyghur language is a target because it is a Turkic language.
Following the announcement by Sudan’s Public Prosecutor that he will charge former president Omar al-Bashir with the recent killing of protestors.
In a dozen countries across Africa, governments have put laws that “improperly constrain” nongovernmental organizations and imperil civil society.
Cameroonian PM Dion Ngute visited the crisis-prone English-speaking region, prompting protests from 200 women who demanded an end to the violence there.
Human Rights Watch got their hands on an app used by Chinese authorities in the western Xinjiang region to track and categorize the entire local population.
The Chinese authorities are using a “mass surveillance” app to profile, investigate, and detain Muslims in the northwestern region of Xinjiang.
The recent mass execution of dozens of Saudi citizens has drawn wide criticism from rights groups and governments around the world.
When authorities in Benin turned off the country’s internet during parliamentary elections, they became ninth African government to restrict access.
A U.S. government body that monitors global religious freedom says conditions in Iran worsened last year, with government targeting of non-Shi’ite Muslims.