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The most dictatorial countries in the world, ranking



  •  Dictatorship means a significant reduction or complete absence of political and civil freedoms in the country due to the concentration of power in the hands of one person or group of persons. And the very word "dictator" has become synonymous with gross violations of human rights and cruelty.

We present to you most dictatorial countries in the world. The rating is based on data from the entertainment site Hubpages.


5. Zimbabwe

Robert MugabeOpens the rating of modern states with the most cruel dictatorial regime. After the successful start of the anti-colonial liberation war, Robert Mugabe was elected the first president of the independent republic of Zimbabwe, but over the years he increasingly emphasized his dictatorial tendencies. The Mugabe government has been criticized both domestically and internationally for torturing and killing 70 people, 000% unemployment and 70% inflation. His regime is permeated with violence and intolerance. Zimbabwe passed laws against homosexuals, and carried out a "black redistribution" – the forcible seizure of land from white citizens with the transfer of their farms to landless peasants and war veterans.

4. Equatorial Guinea

Teodoro Obiang Nguema MbasogoAmong the world's most dictatorial countries is the tiny state in West Africa ruled by Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Equatorial Guinea, with its 500 inhabitants, was of no interest to the world until, in 000, huge oil reserves were discovered on the shelf in its territorial waters. However, from this, 1991% of the inhabitants of Guinea are neither cold nor hot, they live on $ 60 a day. And Teodoro Obiang puts most of his oil profits into his bank account. The dictator said that there is no poverty in his country, just that the population is used to living differently. Guinea has no public transport or newspapers and only 1% of government spending is spent on healthcare.

3. Saudi Arabia

Salman ibn AbdulazizSaudi Arabia is one of the few countries in the world where for many decades there has never been at least a formal election of the ruler. King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz c. Unmarried adult women cannot travel, work, or receive medical treatment without the permission of a male close relative guardian. They are not even allowed to drive a car.

  •  The kingdom uses the death penalty, torture and extrajudicial arrests. The vice police even forbid the sale of Barbie, as this doll is a symbol of the decadence and depravity of the West.

2 North Korea

Kim Chen InIn second place on the list of the most brutal dictators in the world is Kim Jong-un, the son of Kim Jong Il. He became the dictator of North Korea in 2011, the day after his father's death. Brilliant comrade (one of the official titles of the North Korean leader) was originally supposed to rule the country together with his uncle Jang Song-taek. However, in December, the uncle was charged with treason and executed.

  •  There are believed to be 150 people in the country doing forced labor in camps set up to punish alleged political dissidents and their families, as well as citizens who fled the country to China but were handed over by the Chinese government.

1. Sudan

Omar Hassan Ahmad al-BashirIn first place in the top 5 most dictatorial countries in the world in 2015 is the largest African state. It is headed by President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir. He came to power after a military coup, and immediately suspended the constitution, abolished the Legislative Assembly and banned political parties and trade unions. The dictator always insisted that the life of the people should be regulated by Sharia, even in South Sudan, with its predominantly Christian population.

  •  Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir is infamous for orchestrating the massacre of black civilians during the conflict in Darfur. Due to the civil war in South Sudan between the black and Arab population, more than 2.7 million people became refugees. In 2009, for the first time in its history, the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for a sitting head of state. To this, al-Bashir, accused of crimes against humanity and war atrocities, replied that those who issued this warrant could eat it.