Dictatorland. It’s heaven or hell, depending on whether you like democracy or not.

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It must be lonely being a dictator. Taking up a puny portion of the world’s rulerships, while the pesky, popular democracies hog half. Except for one place. Welcome to Dictatorland.

Video journalist Benjamin Zand heads for a patch of central Asia with the highest concentration of dictators of any place in the world in this BBC political travel documentary. It’s basically spring break all-year-round… if you like authoritarian rule.

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