China finds itself in an awkward position. One one hand it is a geopolitical giant and on the other it is owed much money.
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.”
China’s Xi Moves Closer To Leader For Life
China on Sunday opens a twice-a-decade party conference at which leader Xi Jinping is expected to receive a third five-year term.
Russia To Block, Fine News Outlets For ‘False’ Reports On Military
Along with its military invasion of Ukraine, the Kremlin has imposed stringent press censorship in Russia so as to control the war narrative.
As Autocrats Ascend, Gloomy Data On Democracies’ Decline
Around the world, countries are facing threats posed by would-be autocrats. And the road to restoring democracy is long and hard.
Who Belongs In The Club Of Democracies?
Today’s authoritarians are increasing…mutual collaboration in new organizations and through long-established intergovernmental agencies.
Governments Embrace Internet Shutdowns As A Form Of Control
The tendency toward digital authoritarianism is intensifying, with Sudan, Syria, Jordan and Jaipur serving as some key examples.
China Vastly Expands Use Of House Arrests Under Xi
Xi Jinping has continued to firm his grip on power and society in China, his regime vastly expanding the use of house arrests.
UN report on China’s rights abuses ‘a game changer’ for Uyghurs
China has engaged in “severe human rights violations” against Uyghur Muslims that may constitute crimes against humanity, UN report.
Of Dictators And Trade Surpluses
37% of the world’s population today lives under 59 fully authoritarian governments, according to the most recent EUI survey.
Myanmar Junta Executes Four Democracy Activists
Four pro-democracy campaigners were executed by Myanmar’s Tatmadaw military junta despite international calls for restraint.