After a decade of human rights violations, Bahrain’s parliamentary elections, scheduled for November 12, are taking place amid repression.
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.”
Biya, who at 89 will notch[ed] up 40 years in power [last] Sunday, [becoming] one of the world’s longest-serving leaders thanks to iron-fisted rule.
France’s arms industry has long armed authoritarian regimes like in Egypt and Saudi Arabia and is now setting sights on Europe due to the war in Ukraine.
The 2,300 members of the Communist Party present – and all of China – will be required to applaud Xi as he embarks on a third term of office.
With nations across the world increasingly wary of the leadership of the United States, the war in Ukraine poses a test for the West.
China finds itself in an awkward position. One one hand it is a geopolitical giant and on the other it is owed much money.
China on Sunday opens a twice-a-decade party conference at which leader Xi Jinping is expected to receive a third five-year term.
Along with its military invasion of Ukraine, the Kremlin has imposed stringent press censorship in Russia so as to control the war narrative.
Around the world, countries are facing threats posed by would-be autocrats. And the road to restoring democracy is long and hard.
Today’s authoritarians are increasing…mutual collaboration in new organizations and through long-established intergovernmental agencies.