Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said, referring to the previous marshal laws in the country, that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s government is better than dictatorship.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino has said he may try to change the constitution and serve a second term in office, a stunning announcement in a nation haunted by dictatorship.
National Conference President Farooq Abdullah Wednesday said India will turn into a dictatorship if BJP`s Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister of the country and urged the Congress to ensure that such an eventuality does not become reality.
Philippine lawmakers are preparing to approve USD 246 million in compensation for thousands persecuted decades ago under dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Putin has sought to dispel fears he plans to
impose a more authoritarian style of leadership in Russia.
The Pakistani PM insisted that dictators could not end corruption despite holding power for years.
Chilean Education Minister earlier suggested calling the 1973-1990 rule of General Augusto Pinochet a military regime.
Former premier warned elements conspiring against democracy that his party will not allow anyone to send Parliament packing.
Iran hit back at the United States on Tuesday for saying the Islamic state was moving toward a military dictatorship, accusing Washington of pursuing wrong policies in the Middle East.
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that a clash of three state institutions - parliament, judiciary and executive – should be avoided, as it may lead to military dictatorship again.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has declared October 30 National Day of Victims of Political Execution, in memory of thousands killed by the regime of dictator Augusto Pinochet.
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