internal exile

a state of comparative isolation imposed upon certain political dissidents within the former Soviet Union, in which the subject was forced to live in a remote and often unfamiliar place and in which freedom of movement and personal contact with family, friends, and associates were severely restricted. Unabridged
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The art world, or community, became a destination of internal exile.
Some prisoners, usually former government officials, were sent into internal
The law provides for internal exile, requiring an individual to reside in a
  certain area for a fixed term of two to five years.
Authorities sent some prisoners, usually former government officials, into
  internal exile.
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