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N.Korea embassy raid group promises ‘bigger things ahead’

Last month the group declared itself a government-in-exile for the North called 'Free Joseon', using an old name for Korea.

Dissidents trapped inside Taiwan airport allowed in after 125 days

Liu and Yan had expressed gratitude to the Taiwanese government for not deporting them.

Saudi dissidents fear ‘long arm’ of state after Khashoggi murder

Saudi exiles in three different countries have recounted what appeared to be official attempts to bait them into the kingdom's diplomatic missions, exposing them to potentially the same fate as Khashoggi.

Ethiopia releases 11 jailed dissidents

Various anti-government bloggers, journalists, and activists were jailed last month.

Ethiopia detains recently-released journalist, politicians

Among those detained were journalist Eskinder Nega, bloggers Befekadu Hailu and Mahlet Fantahun, and opposition politician Andualem Arage.

Colombia FARC rebel dissidents number 1,200, military says

Despite a peace deal with the Colombian government having been reached, the FARC dissidents did not demobilise, but joined other anti-government factions instead.