Two Saudi sisters appealed for help Wednesday from the former Soviet republic of Georgia after fleeing their country, in the latest case of runaways.
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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.
A U.S. news report says Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi, son of the Saudi journalist slain in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, has arrived the United States.
Grace Meng has receive a call from Chinese diplomats saying they are holding a letter for her from her husband former Interpol president, jailed in China.
Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returned from exile on Sunday after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution.
Prominent Vietnamese blogger sent to exile in U.S. says her reunion with family after two years in prison is proof she is not alone in speaking for freedom.