There continue to be anti-corruption and pro-democratic protests in
Venezuela, Russia and Hungary, As I had posted earlier
this month. In addition, there have been
anti-corruption protests in South
There have been more pro-democratic and anti-corruption protests in
they have been more widespread, both geographically and in terms of class, as
even the poor are turning against the Socialist regime. The dictator is confronted everywhere he
goes by demonstrators.
There have been major anti-corruption protests against the leftist leader of
South Africa. His African National Congress party, which
dominates South African politics, continues to back him, despite his
The opposition leader, released from prison last week, plans more protests in June against the authoritarian kleptocracy of
Russian Federation ex-KGB dictator
There continue to be pro-democratic protests against
Hungary’s illiberal nationalist
Protests are often a highly effective way of pressuring authoritarians to moderate or to leave power, as the demonstrations shatter the myth of the dictator’s popularity and encourage further resistance.