Installation by a controversial Spanish artist which refers to Catalan separatists as “political prisoners” was removed
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.
The North Korean Refugees Human Rights Association of Korea in Seoul was founded by Kim Young Hwa
They shot to fame in 2015 with a portrait of Vladimir Putin made of bullet shells from
The ‘Defector TV’ formula takes a reality TV approach – putting asylum seekers on the air and exploring what their lives
A Vietnamese dissident blogger with dual French citizenship has arrived in Paris
Journalist and Eritrean refugee rights activist Meron Estefanos has a huge impact on Eritrean exiles
Gambia used a court order to seize assets belonging to exiled former President Yahya Jammeh
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