Exit and voice in a digital age: Iran’s exiled activists and the authoritarian state

  title={Exit and voice in a digital age: Iran’s exiled activists and the authoritarian state},
  author={Marcus Michaelsen},
  pages={248 - 264}
ABSTRACT Digital communication technologies have given dissidents from authoritarian contexts better opportunities to pursue political activism from exile. After the exit from their home country, activists stay involved in domestic debates and channel politically relevant information to international audiences, building up external pressure on the regime. Yet, at the same time, digital media and social networks create multiple points of exposure that state actors can exploit. Using the case of… Expand
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