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autocrat

a ruler who possesses absolute and unrestricted authority
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On August 25, they published their statement, where activists claim that the laws adopted by authorities over the last years have turned Kazakhstan into the autocratic state.
Radman 24 August 2019 in Mostar attended the commemoration of the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarian and Autocratic Regimes as the envoy of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovi?.
The statement said that Mirwaiz Shah was a great religious scholar and would always be remembered for his historic decision of raising voice against the then autocratic regime.
Since 1999, we have had around 10 years each of autocratic and elected rule.
The global media organisation noted that Dr Mahathir reportedly displayed 'autocratic' leanings during his first term of office from 1981 to 2003 under Barisan Nasional (BN), but the 93-year-old head of Pakatan Harapan (PH) was now tackling corruption and has prosecuted former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in connection to the 1MDB financial scandal.
4 Autocratic culture The survey acknowledged that "mediocre outcomes of the British healthcare system have been improving".
Corruption is linked to the health of democracies: Full democracies score an average of 75; flawed democracies an average of 49; hybrid regimes--those with elements of autocratic tendencies--average 35; autocratic regimes come in lowest, with an average of 30.
Summary: Puducherry [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Thursday defended her decision to enforce the helmet rule in Puducherry, saying that Chief Minister V NarayanasamyaACAOs wife died in a two-wheeler accident, but he is now calling her autocratic for telling people to wear a helmet.
Full democracies score an average of 75 on the CPI; flawed democracies score an average of 49; hybrid regimes - which show elements of autocratic tendencies - score 35; autocratic regimes perform worst, with an average score of just 30 on the CPI.
According to reporter, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq while launching the campaign on twitter said as India celebrates its Republic Day, its autocratic rule over Kashmir goes on.
Many protesters were blowing whistles and horns, the main symbol of 1990s mass opposition protests against late strongman Slobodan Milosevic, whose autocratic rule ended in popular uprising in October 2000.
'Ganatantro Mukti Dibas' will observe in the country today (Thursday) marking the fall of autocratic ruler in 1990, reports BSS.