Lilesa has been living in the U.S. since he staged a protest against his government at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Feyisa Lilesa has condemned a government crackdown on protesters in Ethiopia, which allegedly caused hundreds of deaths.
Feyisa Lilesa publicly backed anti-government protesters at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Police arrested Merera Gudina for "communicating with a banned terrorist organization."
Tamiru Demisse followed Olympic counterpart Feyisa Lilesa in making anti-government gesture.
The marathon runner said he would be killed if he returned to Ethiopia after an anti-government gesture.
Lilesa protested in solidarity with Ethiopia's Oromo community after winning silver in Rio.