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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
Minsk

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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