After granting asylum to Hong Kong activist and former politician Nathan Law, China has accused the UK of harboring a “terrorist suspect.”
Political Exiles articles on Democracy Chronicles
Very often dictatorships force democracy activists into a life as political exiles and dissidents. Exile is a primary tool of most dictatorships from China to Cuba. Also see our section on Political Dissidents.
Personal accounts of African journalists forced into exile are featured in a new book published by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS).
Authorities issued arrest warrants for exiled pro-democracy activists on terrorism charges as they pursue repression of Algeria’s Hirak.
In the ten years since Egyptians took to the streets to depose Hosni Mubarak, on-the-ground and online organizing has changed drastically.
Two Saudi sisters appealed for help Wednesday from the former Soviet republic of Georgia after fleeing their country, in the latest case of runaways.
Uganda says it will consider giving asylum to Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir, who was deposed by his country’s military last week.
Nicaragua’s government said Monday it will implement a program to guarantee the safe return of exiles, a proposal the opposition dismissed as “absurd.”
Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed grave concern about prominent Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, who has fled the country.
Eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was greeted by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland as she arrived from Thailand in the Canadian city of Toronto.
Sudanese authorities have confirmed that they are holding a vocal critic of the government who was forcibly disappeared in Egypt in October, 2018.