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This list includes the countries in the World with most repressive society. Repressive societies are defined as exerting pervasive control over daily life, banning freedom of speech, independence in political opposition & organizations, and practicing severe human rights violations. And there certainly aren't any gay rights. Source: Freedom in the World, 2007,

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Belarus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Belarus Minsk

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Chechnya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Chechnya

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China is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
China Beijing

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Cuba is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Cuba Havana

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Côte d’Ivoire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Côte d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro

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Equatorial Guinea is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies

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Eritrea is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Eritrea Asmara

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Laos is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Laos Vientiane

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Libya is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Libya Tripoli

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Myanmar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Myanmar Naypyidaw

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North Korea is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
North Korea Pyongyang

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Saudi Arabia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Saudi Arabia Riyadh

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Somalia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Somalia Mogadishu

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Sudan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Sudan Khartoum

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Syria is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Syria Damascus

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Tibet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies

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Turkmenistan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Turkmenistan Ashgabat

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Uzbekistan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Uzbekistan Tashkent

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Western Sahara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Western Sahara El Aaiún

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Zimbabwe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Most Repressive Societies
Zimbabwe Harare