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Penal banishment from a part of one's own country.
- ‘He was a teenager when he accompanied his father into the gulag of internal exile.’
- ‘In 1950 the US government withdrew his passport on a trumped up pretext, effectively confining him to internal exile.’
- ‘Late last week the Interior Ministry circulated a warning that the Penal Code envisages two years imprisonment, corrective labour or internal exile for hoaxers.’
- ‘The disastrous ‘dispersal’ policy forced those seeking asylum into a form of internal exile, without proper access to much needed support services.’
- ‘Unable to get at her, the police seized her 77-year-old father and last month sent him into internal exile.’
- ‘They went into internal exile, while other less-prominent gay Cuban writers managed to get out of the country or committed suicide.’
- ‘If he remains within the priesthood it is to practise life-long penitence in a kind of supervised internal exile.’
- ‘There, in internal exile, Marxists, mullahs and nationalists met every day to talk about politics and plan the revolution.’
- ‘As with his friend James Joyce, another Irish literary nomad, internal exile turned quickly into literal emigration.’
- ‘The death penalty was applied to a narrower range of offences, and sentences of internal exile abolished.’
- ‘As a result, the Interior Ministry circulated a warning that the Penal Code envisages two years imprisonment, corrective labour or internal exile for offenders.’
- ‘However, I was arrested quickly, spent six months in jail, and was then sent into internal exile on the island of Ventotene.’
- ‘In the Soviet era, political purges killed millions and sent millions more to hard labor or internal exile.’
- ‘Twenty-six others face internal exile in Gaza.’
- ‘Others - peasant leaders, teachers and health workers - have simply been killed or driven into internal exile.’
- ‘Cue multiple palms to foreheads from party whips, for whom abstention on a three-line whip is usually a matter of disgrace, excommunication and internal exile.’
- ‘He and others were tried and sent into internal exile.’
- ‘Many of these were intellectuals, who had suffered imprisonment and internal exile or lived for periods abroad, whose values were very different from those of plebeian incomers.’
- ‘Prison was followed by internal exile and attempted suicide.’
- ‘Mussolini sent people on holiday to internal exile.’
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