Journalist and Eritrean refugee rights activist Meron Estefanos has a huge impact on Eritrean exiles
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.
As of 2016, there are 300,000 unaccompanied child refugees and separated children globally, which is 66,000 more than in 2010 and a five-fold increase over the last seven years.
My name is Feyisa Lilesa. I have not been back to my country since winning a silver medal.
Ethiopian protest athlete Feyisa Lilesa risked his life to speak out during the Olympics
Public protest by Ethiopian Olympics protester and silver medal winner Feyisa Lilesa means potential danger
Many Chinese dissidents deported forcibly after finding trips abroad were a plot by government
After fleeing country, exile Chen Guangcheng has made a life in the United States away from family
New government chosen to represent displaced as exiled Tibetans vote outside of China’s reach
What does the opening of new government connections to US mean for long delayed Cuban democracy?
Exiled Russian businessman Khodorkovsky sees 2019 as the coming end of the catastrophic Putin era