Takingpower.org make the rating of the Dictators.

We evaluate each regime on a 10-point scale and Rating has the following characteristics:

  • The Policy of Repression;
  • The Independence of the Legislature (The Separation of Powers);
  • Judicial independence;
  • The control to the Government;
  • The Freedom of Speech;
  • Influence on the Opposition Groups;
  • Political assassinations;
  • Political prisoners;
  • The State control of Society;
  • Cult of Personality;
  • The Official state Ideology;
  • State Propaganda;
  • The Independent and Sustainable Electoral Management;
  • Human Rights Violations;
  • Human Rights Violations Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT);
  • Freedom of Religion;
  • Racial segregation;
  • The Level of corruption (incl. The Corruption Perceptions Index);
  • Militarism;
  • The Participations in military operations;
  • The Impact of the Dictatorships on the World

The Evil Rating based on a 0-to-10 rating scale (0 is best, 10 is worst).

  • Democratic leader — scores of 0.01 - 1.00.
  • Enemy of democracy — scores of 1.01 to 3.00.
  • Usurper — scores of 3.01 to 5.00.
  • Dictator — scores of 5.01 to 7.00.
  • An Evil Dictator — scores of 7.01 to 8.50.
  • Warlord (Führer, Duce, Caudillo) — scores of 8.51 to 10.00.