All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘dictator’

$458 Million of Former Nigerian Dictator’s Funds Frozen

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that it has frozen over $458 million in funds linked to the corrupt Sani Abacha leadership of Nigeria. The department is referring to the seizure as the “largest kleptocracy forfeiture action” in the history of the Justice Department. Abacha was the dictator of Nigeria from 1993 until his death in 1998. During his …

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Kim Jong Un Gives New Year’s Day Speech

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday praised the recent purge of “counterrevolutionary” elements from the government, in reference to last month’s execution of his uncle Jang Song Thaek for treason. Kim said the party had been united a hundred fold after removing those who were causing faction. In his New Year’s address, Kim said the ruling party was …

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North Korea Executes 80 for Bad TV, Having a Bible

In the past year, North Korea came under international criticism when details of gulag-like prisons leaked out from defectors. Although the world reacted in horror as those details included the familiar stories of loved ones disappearing mysteriously in true Stalinist fashion, little international momentum was gained. The latest human rights violations from North Korea might change that. Fox News and …

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Former Argentine Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla Dead at Age 87

Jorge Rafael Videla, the former dictator of Argentina, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Videla died in the Marcos Paz prison in Argintina. He was found dead in his prison bed early Friday morning, and the cause of death has been reported to be natural causes. Videla was sentenced to life in prison …

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Admiral General Aladeen Responds To the Academy

WebProNews writer Josh Wolford told you about Sacha Baron Cohen’s plot to come to the Oscar’s in character as Admiral General Aladeen, from his upcoming movie “The Dictator”. Then, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences publicly frowned on that, leading to the rumor that Cohen was banned from the Oscar’s. Maybe he’s not really banned, but it’s his …

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