Iran's capital, Teheran, has declined since a dictatorship assumed power in 1979. Since then, government abuses human rights.
Human Rights Watch says government forces and separatist fighters have killed at least 4,000 people since 2016.
A extremely violent political culture has led to human rights breaches by security forces that have not been addressed.
There are underlying social, ethnic, and religious tensions in Bangladesh. In addition, Bangladesh is among the most disaster-prone nations.
Over 15,000 Papua New Guineans have been relocated within the country as a result of the war and election-related violence.
Karachi, Pakistan's largest city and commercial hub, is plagued by sectarian, militant, and criminal violence.
Algeria's capital is on the list due to Islamist terrorism. Lack of basic services and unemployment also exist.
As a result of the ongoing civil war, the Libyan capital of Tripoli has made the cut. There is still bloodshed in the world even after the year
Lagos, Nigeria's cultural center, is infamous for crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and marine crime.
Syria's Damascus is the world's oldest capital and an Arab cultural powerhouse. Syria's civil war makes it the worst place to live.