Nicaragua’s democracy has suffered under Daniel Ortega. This week, police took over five municipalities controlled by regime opponents.
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.”
A greater drive to destroy those who have achieved great success is linked to two major aspects of right-wing authoritarianism.
In an unprecedented move, Sudan’s junta cut off web access in Khartoum ahead of Thursday’s planned pro-democracy demonstrations.
Algeria’s army is unravelling all democratic gains made up to the point of Bouteflika’s exit, silencing critics both at home and abroad.
Russia’s relentless assault on basic freedoms, notably press freedom, has led to hundred new laws limiting press access there.
Seven people were killed last Thursday when the Sudanese military used live bullets to disperse crowds in response to protests.
The State Duma enacted a new law Wednesday that will make it simpler for the government to designate dissidents as “foreign agents.”
In his appeal, Navalny said prison officials forbade his attorneys from bringing necessary equipment to a court hearing inside a prison.
Although there are signs, tyrants can hide repressive rule behind the façade of democracy. Journalists can be trained to identify autocracy.
What was formerly considered a bold move, such as assassinating a dissident in another country, has become ordinary for autocrats.