Top Ten Dictators Still In Power As Of August 2018

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These Are The Meanest And Nastiest Dictators Still In Power As Of August 2018.
NOTE: Past Actions From Other Years Apply To This List

The Top Ten

1 Kim Jong-un (North Korea) Kim Jong-un (North Korea) Kim Jong-un is the Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as North Korea.

At least he isn't a threat to the US anymore - DoroExploro13

Dictator Of North Korea Since 2011
No Explanation Here - JPK

Did you see the movie Team America?

2 Bashar al-Assad (Syria) Bashar al-Assad (Syria) Bashar Hafez al-Assad is the current President of Syria, holding the office since 17 July 2000. He is also commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces, General Secretary of the ruling Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and Regional Secretary of the party's branch in Syria.

Ugly, and brutal

He's a psychopathic liar.

Dictator Of Syria Since 2000
Uses Chemical Weapons Against HIS OWN PEOPLE!
Absolutely Disgusting. - JPK

3 Nicolas Maduro (Venezuela) Nicolas Maduro (Venezuela) Nicolás Maduro Moros is a Venezuelan politician serving as President of Venezuela since 2013, and disputed president since January 2019. AP News reported that "familiar geopolitical sides" had formed in the 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis, with allies Russia, China, Iran, Syria, and Cuba supporting ...read more.

But he will soon go hopefully. - DarkBoi-X

His downfall is coming though. - TeamRocket747

Dictator Of Venezuela Since 2013
Rigged The 2018 Elections In The Country, Treats His People Like Crap, Venezuela Continues To Get More Poverty Stricken And Crime Ridden And He Does NOTHING About It! - JPK

He was actually almost assassinated a few days ago. - PackFan2005

4 Ali Khamenei (Iran) Ali Khamenei (Iran) Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei is a marja and the second and current Supreme Leader of Iran, in office since 1989. He was previously President of Iran from 1981 to 1989. Khamenei is the second-longest serving head of state in the Middle East, as well as the second-longest serving Iranian leader of the ...read more.

Dictator Of Iran Since 1989

It Is Illegal To Insult Or Slightly Criticize Him, Rules Iran With An Iron Fist, Constantly Threatens Isreal, Supports Assad. - JPK

5 Alexander Lukashenko (Belarus) Alexander Lukashenko (Belarus) Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko is the first, and so far the only President of Belarus, having been in office since 20 July 1994. Before launching his political career, Lukashenko worked as director of a state-owned agricultural farm and spent time with the Soviet Border Troops and the Soviet Army. ...read more.

Dictator Of Belarus Since 1994
Silences His Opponents And Has Them Beaten Up, Rigs Elections, You Can't Criticize Him Without Getting Beaten Up By His Secret Police, Peaceful Demonstrations Broken Up By Violent Police Officers. - JPK

6 Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (Turkey)

I don't want him to ruin Turkey, we don't want new Ottoman Empire. - BorisRule

7 Vladimir Putin (Russia) Vladimir Putin (Russia) Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012, succeeding Dmitry Medvedev. He was also President from 2000-2008.
8 Omar Al-Bashir (Sudan) Omar Al-Bashir (Sudan) Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir is a Sudanese politician who is currently the seventh president of Sudan and head of the National Congress Party.

He has now been overthrown, epic. - DarkBoi-X

Dictator Of Sudan Since 1989
Has An International Arrest Warrant From The International Criminal Court, Rules Over Sudan With An Iron Fist. - JPK

UPDATE: Got overthrown by a coup this year. - JPK

9 Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (Turkmenistan)

... of Turkmenistan

Dictator Of Turkmenistan Since 2006
Not As Bad Or Crazy Like His Predecessor Saparmurat Niyazov, But Still Pretty Bad By Rigging Elections, Silencing His Opponents, Violations Of Human Rights, Banned Black Cars, etc. - JPK

10 Emomali Rahmon (Tajikistan) Emomali Rahmon (Tajikistan)

Dictator Of Tajikistan Since 1992
He Banned Beards, Banned YouTube Over A Video Of Him Dancing At His Son's Wedding In 2013, Banned Celebrating Birthdays In Public, Rigs Elections. - JPK

The Contenders

11 Ilham Aliyev (Azerbaijan) Ilham Aliyev (Azerbaijan)

Dictator Of Azerbaijan Since 2003
Rigs Elections, Violates Human Rights, Silences His Opponents, etc. - JPK

12 Nursultan Nazarbayev (Kazakhstan)

Dictator Of Kazakhstan Since 1991
Rigs Elections, Violates Human Rights, Silences His Opponents, etc. - JPK

13 King Salman (Saudi Arabia)
14 Viktor Orbán (Hungary)

This guy is getting worse each year. - JPK

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