Locals take note as Saturday Night Live features Zimbabwe’s dictator Mugabe in attacks on Trump
Dictatorships articles on Democracy Chronicles
The world is informally polarized into two camps, world democracy and the dictatorships. In 2013, 35% of the world's population lived in dictatorships. This section will highlight their activities. Also see our section on the Dissidents who fight dictators around the world.
Erdogan has signed into law constitutional amendments aimed at giving him sweeping new powers
Little is known about Vladimir Putin’s personal life – and he’d prefer to keep it that way
State sponsorship of the Burmese Muslim genocide is clearest sign of the failing democratic transition
Turkmen Dictator Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov claims new seven-year term by securing 97 percent of the vote
Over the last four months, the English speaking Regions of the North West and South West in the West African State that styles itself as the Republic of Cameroon have been the grounds of protracted protests.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh agreed to step down, heeding international calls to recognize an election loss
Being citizens of a fantastically rich petro-state, Qataris do not have to work or innovate for money in the way other countries do: they are the ultimate rentiers whose tiny population has won the geological lottery.
The Egyptian dictatorship froze the assets of several NGOs and activists this week
Wikileaks cables provide a peek into the American view of Equatorial Guinea’s government in recent years: of the terrible corruption, unseemly ruling family, and general embarrassment to know.