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Believe it or not, there are some current dictators out there, who allegedly manipulate elections, silence the press, and stamp on civil liberties. Whether it’s someone like the president of the Phillippines Rodrigo Duterte, who calls himself a “dictator against evil,” Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, who’s been nicknamed “Europe’s last dictator,” or Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who’s been accused of unspeakable crimes and human rights violations, and these are some of the worst dictatorships in the world today. WatchMojo counts down ten of the worst dictators currently in power.
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#10: Rodrigo Duterte – Republic of the Philippines
#9: Alexander Lukashenko – Belarus
#8: Ilham Aliyev – Azerbaijan
#7: Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo – Equatorial Guinea
#6: Robert Mugabe – Zimbabwe
#5: Isaias Afwerki – Eritrea
#4: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – Turkey
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