Before its merger with the north in 1990, South Yemen was a Communist, single-party state
She acknowledged that there had been some hope that the change of leadership in the single-party state
after the death of Kim Jong-Il in December 2011 could bring change.
Upon gaining independence it became a single-party state
under the presidency of Hastings Banda, who remained president until 1994, when he was ousted from power.
The current government led by Issayas Afeworki does not allow opposition political parties to function and the country remains a single-party state
In these terms, Syria is currently considered a single-party state
Egypt has changed since the circus began in 1966: it went from nationalisation to privatisation, and from a single-party state
to a struggling democracy.
Iraq is emerging from the single-party state
to a multi-party country, with a strong desire to have a true partnership with its neighbors, he said.
Although under Ben'Ali elections were contested by opposition parties, in reality it was a single-party state
in which the RCD spread its tentacles everywhere.
It remains a single-party state
, despite some cracks in Fidel's former paranoid hold on society.
When the single-party state
(the Institutional Revolutionary Party or PRI) did what was necessary to recover from its repression of the 1968 student movement, it laid the foundation for the socioeconomic crisis of 1976.
1962 Military coup led by General Ne Win forms single-party state
- the Socialist Programme Party.
Chavez, critics say, is shutting down a television station, creating a single-party state
, nationalizing key industries, threatening perpetual re-election, ruling by decree and vowing to impose "21st-century socialism.